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Posts by Matt Spence

Review: She Killed in Ecstasy (1971)

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When someone asks me about Jesus (Jess) Franco, the two movies I recommend they go out and pick up are Vampyros Lesbos and She Killed In Ecstasy. Franco is a very uneven director and while I've viewed and enjoyed the majority of his output, I realize that I'm in the minority. Both of the aforementioned films are completely accessible and truly show what a creative genius Franco could be when he is at the top of his form. Both also star the lovely and quite talented Soledad Miranda (who would star in two other Franco releases), and she is certainly the main reason to watch both films.(read more...)

Review: Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

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Jess Franco is one of those filmmakers that you either love or you hate, and to me this largely depends upon what film(s) you've seen. Franco is one of the most prolific filmmakers out there with at least 160 films under his belt (some counts go as high as 200). When a Franco film works it is a visually stunning and often surreal masterpiece of Euro-Trash cinema.(read more...)