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…

Suburra

Suburra (2015)

First published by Real Crime Magazine “3 November, 2011 – Seven Days to the Apocalypse”. So reads text near the beginning of Stefano Sollimo’s Suburra, initiating a countdown that will punctuate and propel the rest of the film’s intersecting narratives. A prologue in which the Pope whispers to an alarmed-looking priest has already hinted at…