Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne

Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)

Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne first published by Movie Gazette Maria Casarès, who fought against the fascists in the Spanish Civil War, and then fled to France where she became Albert Camus’ lover and the star of his plays, is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Death in Jean Cocteau’s Orphée (1950) –…

Basic Instinct

Basic Instinct (1992)

Basic Instinct first published by Little White Lies, as the 129th entry in my Cinema Psychotronicum coulmn The plots of Clint Eastwood’s Play Misty For Me (1971), Edward Bianchi’s The Fan (1981) and Eckhart Schmidt’s similarly titled Der Fan (1982) may already have revolved around obsessive stalkers – but it was Adrian Lyne’s Fatal Attraction…

Cross The Line

Cross The Line (No matarás) (2020)

Cross The Line (No matarás)has its UK première at Grimmfest Easter Edition 2022 At the beginning of Cross The Line, directed by David Victori (The Pact, 2018), we see (and hear, breathing heavily) an old, invalid man (Miquel Bordoy) attached to a heart monitor and lying in a hospital bed set up in his living…