‘Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’ (2021) opens with the image of a wrecking-ball hovering menacingly over the partial ruins of crumbling buildings. It’s an apt image, not in terms of any deep narrative metaphor or anything like that but for what human wrecking-ball Ansel Elgort is about to do to…

Michele Soavi is generally considered the last great director of the Italian horror/Giallo boom. The genre seemed to have run itself dry by the mid/late eighties so could this young filmmaker, who had previously worked under Argento and Gilliam among others, wring a little more out of it all with…

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Comedy writer, radio producer and director of large scale audio features.

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