Freaks Out

Freaks Out (2021)

Freaks Out had its UK première at the Glasgow FrightFest 2022 Italy, 1943 – the travelling Half Penny Circus brings thrills and joys to its audience, momentarily distracting children from their day-to-day troubles. Albino ‘Insect Boy’ Cencio (Pietro Castellitto) controls invertebrates with his mind like the heroine of Dario Argento’s Phenomena (1985), clownish ‘Human Magnet’…

Jeeg

They Call Me Jeeg Robot (2015)

Enzo Ceccotti (Claudio Santamaria) is a thief, a porn addict and a loner. Pursued by police, he dives into the Tiber, accidentally breaking open a submerged barrel of industrial waste, and emerges an accidental, if also reluctant, hero – a sort of modern Roman version of The Toxic Avenger (1984). At first Enzo uses his powers…