Category Archives: Film Review

Klaus Kinski gets that sinking feeling

That Man in Istanbul aka Estambul 65; L’Homme d’Istanbul; Unser Mann aus Istanbul (dir Antonio Isasi-Isasmendi, 1966) Basic plot:  Atomic scientist Professor Pendergast has been kidnapped.  The US government have handed over a $1M ransom for his release but the … Continue reading

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Klaus Kinski hangs out with a Professional

Commando Leopard aka Kommando Leopard (Dir Antonio Margheriti / Anthony M Dawson, 1985) Basic plot:  A group of freedom fighters, led by Carrasco, set out to destroy the dictatorship that rules their state. Cast: Silveira – Klaus Kinski; Carrasco – … Continue reading

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Klaus Kinski thinks sci-fi films are actually made for adult illiterates

I’ll be reviewing Commando Leopard (dir Antonio Margheriti, 1985) shortly but first of all I wanted to review the Making of Commando Leopard, which is available on the Anchor Bay version of the DVD. The Making of Commando Leopard film … Continue reading

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Klaus Kinski is on the phone

Love and Money (Dir James Toback, 1982) Basic plot:  Frederic Stockheinz, the owner of Trans Allied Silver, hires a banker, Byron Levin, to work for him to convince the President of Costa Salva (Byron’s former room-mate at Harvard) not to … Continue reading

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Love and Money – a story in photos

You should be thanking me for this, I’ve watched James Toback’s Love and Money (1982) three times, so you don’t have to.  If you’ve seen it already, you have my sympathy.  If you’ve not – take my word for it, … Continue reading

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Klaus Kinski beats off Oliver Reed’s trouser snake

Venom aka Die schwarze Mamba (Dir Piers Haggard, 1981) Basic plot:  Two crooks team up with a nanny to kidnap the child she cares for with the hope of getting a ransom from his wealthy parents, but the plan goes … Continue reading

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