Tag: Pulp

Banned  Japan: From Tsuburaya Productions with Love

Banned Japan: From Tsuburaya Productions with Love

Given the very nature of the sort of cinema I gravitate towards its an unavoidable fact that every now and again I stumble onto something that’s banned somewhere, but this may be the first time I’ve ever crossed paths with a banned episode of a […]

La Morte Viene dal Pianeta Aytin: The Snow Devils (1967)

La Morte Viene dal Pianeta Aytin: The Snow Devils (1967)

The Snow Devils is here covered as part of Icy May, a certain Mysterious Order’s post-seasonal wintry review celebration. Read more here. The concluding entry in the Gamma One franchise, a series of four low budget Italian / American co-productions that spawned the swinging cult […]

I Criminali della Galassia: The Wild, Wild Planet (1966)

I Criminali della Galassia: The Wild, Wild Planet (1966)

Gothic horror king Mario Bava may have devised the ultimate classic of Italian fantascienza cinema with his beautifully outlandish Terrore nello Spazio / Planet of the Vampires, but for pure delirious entertainment value it’s tough to beat cult maestro Antonio Margheriti’s tetralogy of space-age pulp epics, which […]

The Bullet Vanishes

The Bullet Vanishes

China during the Warlords Era. Policeman Song Donglu (Lau Ching-Wan, doing his crazy detective bit with all the verve and charisma I expect from what might be my favourite living Chinese actor) may work in a prison, but he’s a nearly superhumanly able investigator. He […]