Tag: Klaus Kinski

Two Shades of Diane Keaton: Baby Boom (1987) + The Little Drummer Girl (1984)

Two Shades of Diane Keaton: Baby Boom (1987) + The Little Drummer Girl (1984)

April 20, 2017 | By

Reviews of two distinct genre outings starring Diane Keaton: the romcom Baby Boom (1987) on Blu via Twilight Time + John Le Carré’s The Little Drummer Girl (1984) from Warner Archives.

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Little Drummer Girl, The (1984)

Little Drummer Girl, The (1984)

April 20, 2017 | By

The absurdity of John Le Carré’s plot may have been the key attraction for Hill: an American actress working in a London rep theatre is recruited by the Israeli secret service to pretend she’s the lover of the bomber’s brother, acting out the role with her own real background until the bomber’s identified and ultimately neutralized…

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BR: Count Dracula / Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht (1970)

BR: Count Dracula / Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht (1970)

March 25, 2016 | By

Jess Franco’s Count Dracula is an example of what happens when certain parameters designed to bolster a production’s salability reduce a filmmaker, known for sex and violence and trippy perversions, to a hired gun, and a bored one at that…

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Schlesinger, Raimi, and Kinski go Boo!

Schlesinger, Raimi, and Kinski go Boo!

January 29, 2015 | By

Reviews of three 1980s shockers of varying quality: John Schlesinger’s deliciously trashy occult thriller The Believers (Twilight Time), Sam Raimi draws blood in Josh Becker’s Thou Shalt Not Kill… Except (Synapse Films), and Klaus Kinski reprises Nosferatu in Vampire in Venice (One 7 Movies).

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DVD: Vampire in Venice / Prince of the Night (1988)

DVD: Vampire in Venice / Prince of the Night (1988)

January 29, 2015 | By

Begun as an attempt by producer Augusto Caminito to craft a sequel to Werner Herzog’s Nosferatu (1979), Klaus Kinski’s second-last feature film is inexplicably given a faux title by One 7 Movies – a wholly unnecessary move, given the infamy of this cinematic mess…

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