Search Results for 'Fabio Frizzi'

Fabio Frizzi’s Frizzi 2 Fulci, Contraband (1980) and more!

Fabio Frizzi’s Frizzi 2 Fulci, Contraband (1980) and more!

July 23, 2015 | By

Podcast interview with composer Fabio Frizzi on his tribute concert Frizzi 2 Fulci, coming to Toronto October 8th, and a review of the Frizzi-scored Contraband (1980), whose music debuted this year on CD from Italy’s Beat Records.

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Frizzi 2 Fulci at The Opera House: Recap

Frizzi 2 Fulci at The Opera House: Recap

October 12, 2015 | By

Recap of Frizzi 2 Fulci, Fabio Frizzi’s tribute concert to director Lucio Fulci which occurred at Toronto’s The Opera House Oct. 8, 2015.

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Frizzi to Fulci, Part 1 + Soundtrack Reviews

Frizzi to Fulci, Part 1 + Soundtrack Reviews

October 24, 2013 | By

Just uploaded is Part 1 of a lengthy podcast with renowned Italian film composer Fabio Frizzi in anticipation of his Halloween concert “Frizzi to Fulci” at London’s Union Chapel. AAlso uploaded are soundtrack reviews for a quartet of La-La Land releases: Jerry Goldsmith’s The Challenge, James Horner’s Patriot Games, Alan Silvestri’s Red 2 (2013), and Shirley Walker’s Turbulence.

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CD: Shape Shift (2015)

CD: Shape Shift (2015)

December 9, 2015 | By

Steve Moore (Cub) and A.E. Paterra’s non-film album draws heavily from the instrumental sounds of Goblin, Tangerine Dream, and Fabio Frizzi (and maybe a little Stomu Yamashta), but each track is distinct in both design and tone…

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DVD: Paura – Lucio Fulci Remembered, Vol. 1 (2008)

DVD: Paura – Lucio Fulci Remembered, Vol. 1 (2008)

May 5, 2017 | By

Director Lucio Fulci will forever remain a controversial director not because his greatest fame came from crafting gory horror entries with often bizarre plots, but whether he was a genuinely proficient filmmaker. Most of his 50+ films are unavailable to English language audiences…

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Podcast with Maurizio Guarini on scoring Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

Podcast with Maurizio Guarini on scoring Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911)

April 9, 2017 | By

Review of Italy’s first feature film, the surreal silent classic Dante’s Inferno / L’Inferno (1911) + a podcast interview with the film’s composer, Goblin’s Maurizio Guarini, plus related podcast links.

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Sci-Fi Thrillers: Viral, Alien, and Parallel Worlds

Sci-Fi Thrillers: Viral, Alien, and Parallel Worlds

October 8, 2015 | By

Reviews of four sci-fi thrillers: The Satan Bug (1965) on Blu from Kino Lorber + Fox’s 2005 DVD of Panic in the Streets (1950) from the KQEK.com archives, Ejecta (2014) from Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, and Singularity Principle (2013) from Big Screen / CAV.

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DVD: Contraband / The Smuggler / Luca il contrabbandiere (1980)

DVD: Contraband / The Smuggler / Luca il contrabbandiere (1980)

July 23, 2015 | By

As much as Contraband is affected by weak dubbing (many of the male voices don’t wholly fit the age of the actors) and a sometimes uneven script with odd bouts of humour, there’s much to admire in this rare non-horror effort by Lucio Fulci, especially the film’s semi docu-drama style, with Sergio Salvati’s loose camerawork trained on grungy Naples locales, and Vincenzo Tomassi’s razor sharp editing which keeps the film’s pacing quite tight…

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Tales of Murder and Cads: The Night of the Generals (1967) and Triple Crown (1966)

Tales of Murder and Cads: The Night of the Generals (1967) and Triple Crown (1966)

July 21, 2015 | By

Reviews of Anatole Litvak and Sam Spiegel’s The Night of the Generals (1967) on Blu from Twilight + Terence Young’s Triple Cross (1966) on DVD.

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Internet Tales 1001: Alex Winter’s Deep Web (2015) + Downloaded (2013)

Internet Tales 1001: Alex Winter’s Deep Web (2015) + Downloaded (2013)

July 15, 2015 | By

In the first of a short series on internet-themed docs, reviews of Alex Winter’s superb diptych: Deep Web (2015) which recently screened at the Bloor Hot Docs Cinema, and Downloaded (2013), an outstanding chronicle of Napster, which screened at the 2013 Hot Docs Film Festival.

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