Bloody Payroll

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This should liven up the hostage situation.

Verson Jetorix: “Claudio Casinelli and his gang pull a heist that quickly goes wrong and he must avoid the cops and find the dough that two of the gang made off with. Mario Caiano’s crime noir has a dreary palette and unlikable characters. Silvia Dionisio brightens the proceedings.”

Blood and Diamonds

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Liquor stores deliver in Italy-town.

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A triple shot.

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Claudio Cassinelli looks right thru Barbara Bouchet.  And that ain’t easy.

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Claudio knows what he wants.

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The game is getting blurry.

Thanks, Brad!

Verson Jetorix: “Claudio Cassinelli does some misguided revengin’ that destroys everyone around him before he finds out the truth. Fernando di Leo’s crime story is not exactly underrated but it is somewhat misunderstood. Its atmosphere of ennui is reflective of the characters and the genre, but also of Di Leo himself no doubt. If it was Peckinpah, they’d call it elegiac.”

Point of Terror

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Wheelchair boy is about to reach the point of terror because of Dyanne Thorne and that bottle of J&B won’t save him.

Verson Jetorix: “A would-be pop star gets mixed up with a murderous benefactor (pre-Ilsa Dyanne Thorne). Michael Weldon, in the Psychotronic Encyclopedia of Film (other-wise known as the bible), described this as ‘shoddy horror,’ and I don’t disagree.”

Laura

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Pistilli pouring blind.

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A subtle hint that Carroll Baker is going on a binge tonight.

Verson Jetorix: “Carroll Baker, Adolfo Celi, Luigi Pistilli and Femi Benussi with tunes by the De Angeles brothers and directed by Andrea (STRIP NUDE FOR YOUR KILLER) Bianchi. There’s enough Euro-ambience, nudity and J&B here to keep this domestic drama about sexual problems interesting.”