Napoli Napoli Napoli (a J!-ENT Anime Blu-ray Disc Review)

Abel Ferrara’s “Napoli Napoli Napoli” is a hybrid documentary that goes far to show the negative aspects of life in Naples and how several people were affected with the problems of their municipality.  But also featuring fictional storylines of crime and survival.  An audacious film  that strays from having any blaance and gives viewers an unforgiving look at Naples. Images […]

Adua e le compagne (Adua and her Friends) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

“Adua e le compagne (Adua and her Friends)” is among the most memorable films from filmmaker Antonio Pietrangeli. Featuring a fine cast of actresses and an entertaining and enjoyable storyline, if you are a fan of ’60s Italian cinema, you owe it yourself to own this wonderful Blu-ray release! “Adua e le compagne (Adua and her Friends)” is recommended! Images […]

L’Amore in Citta (Love in the City) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Fans of Italian cinema or Italian Neo-Realism will enjoy “L’Amore in Citta (Love in the City)”.  While only one film from this project was created, “L’Amore in Citta” is a fascinating time stamp of Italian culture in the 1950’s and one of the more enjoyable “love” anthologies to feature multiple filmmakers.  Entertaining and recommended! Images courtesy of © Rarovideo 2014. All […]

The Vanquished (I vinti) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray disc Review)

“I vinti” is wonderful Blu-ray release containing Michelangelo Antonioni’s earlier film but its inclusion of the original Italian episode and the inclusion of “Attempted Suicide” makes this release quite appealing for the cineaste.   “I vinti” (The Vanquished” from Raro Video is highly recommended! Images courtesy of © Rarovideo 2014. All Rights Reserved. TITLE: The Vanquished (IVinti) FILM RELEASE: 1953 […]

Uomini Contro (Many Wars Ago) (a J!-ENT Blu-ray Disc Review)

Considered as a cult-favorite and even an Italian cinematic masterpiece by Francesco Rosi fans, if you are into anti-war films, “Uomini Contro” is one of the most audacious war films to be made in early ’70s but still retains its powerful message on how corrupt war truly is.  “Uomini Contro” (Many Wars Ago) is  recommended! Images courtesy of © Rarovideo […]

Liberi armati pericolosi (Young, Violent, Dangerous) (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

Amoral, violent and a crime action thriller with a high body count! “Romolo Guerrier’s “Liberi armati pericolosi” (Young, Violent, Dangerous) is ’70s Italian crime cinema that incorporate pointless crimes, car chases, sleazy prostitutes, blood thirsty characters and machine guns! Images courtesy of ©RAROVIDEO 2012. All rights reserved. DVD TITLE: Liberi armati pericolosi (Young, Violent, Dangerous) DATE OF FILM RELEASE: 1976 DURATION: […]

Gruppo Di Famiglia In Un Interno (Conversation Piece) (a J!-ENT DVD Review)

Considered as Luchino Visconti’s “last will & testament”, “Gruppo Di Famiglia In Un Interno” (also known as “Conversation Piece”) is another magnificent Visconti film and a personal film that I appreciated in so many levels.  “Gruppo Di Famiglia In Un Interno” has always been one of my favorite Visconti films and it’s definitely a film that I highly recommend! Images […]