Category Archives: The Sixties
Spirits of the Dead (Histoires extraordinaires) – AIP – 1968 Directed by Federico Fellini, Louis Malle and Roger Vadim. With Jane Fonda, Brigitte Bardot, Alain Delon, Terence Stamp.
Our week-long tribute to Christopher Lee rolls along as we turn the spotlight on a remarkably productive period for this tireless actor, in particular the Hammer-Histrionics of Rasputin, an understated and slyly satirical turn in Billy Wilder’s Private Life of … Continue reading
Christopher Lee began his career roaming the sidelines of early British fare like Hamlet and Scott of the Antarctic where his inescapable presence soon attracted the attention of directors like John Huston and Jose Ferrer. Short but memorable cameos in … Continue reading
Taboos of the World – AIP – 1965 Directed by Romolo Marcellini, narrated by Vincent Price. War Gods of the Deep – AIP -1965 Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Starring Vincent Price, Tab Hunter and David Tomlinson.
Asian exploitation films are a breed apart. Unlike their Western counterparts, these movies are steeped in centuries old tradition. No matter how outlandish the circumstances (the nuclear-powered giant turtle, Gamera, springs to mind), the films themselves are informed by the … Continue reading