Tag Archives: Anne Heywood

Tay Garnett – A Terrible Beauty (1960)

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“The Night Fighters” is listed on IMDB under “A Terrible Beauty”, a deceiving title for a movie that has nothing to do with beauty. Considering it had been directed by the great Tay Garnett, and with a cast that included Robert Mitchum, Richard Harris, Ann Heywood, Cyril Cusak, and Dan O’Herlihy, among others, the early promise seemed to evaporate as we watched it. Read More »

Domenico Paolella – Le Monache di Sant’Arcangelo AKA The Nun and the Devil (1973)

1577. The Mother Superior at the convent of Archangel is seriously ill. The determined and calculating Mother Giulia plots to become the next Mother Superior. She receives tough competition from tormented lesbian Sister Chiara and the lusty Sister Carmela.

The unholy nuns at Sant’Arcangelo Convent will do anything to succeed their dying Mother Superior. Corruption, lust and Catholic-guilt galore in this sumptuous and erotic Italian ‘nunsploitation’ classic Read More »

Jirí Weiss – Ninety Degrees in the Shade (1965)

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In a Prague shop, an assistant has been carrying on an affair with the dishonest, married manager. An emotionally repressed auditor with domestic problems of his own uncovers serious stock discrepancies. A test of loyalties and a questioning of values concludes in tragedy. Read More »

Alberto De Martino – L’assassino… è al telefono AKA The Killer… is on the Telephone (1972)


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A woman whose husband was murdered five years previously, is stalked by his killer, who wants to eliminate her as a potential witness. What he doesn’t know is that the shock of his murder caused her to have amnesia, and she doesn’t remember anything. Read More »