Heroic and Hot – the Men from Sword and Sandals

Sword and Sandals films have always been a great way to display a leading man’s pecs, abs and heroism. Historic accuracy is a little shaky in these films but hey,…

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A Pearl of the Mediterranean

There’s quite a few Pearls of the Mediterranean, Corsica, Alexandria, Monte Carlo, Barcelona and more, but Taormina is a particularly lustrous pearl. It spills down a steep hillside to the…

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Ladies Packing Pieces

After watching Luc Besson’s film Nikita the other night I read a couple of reviews about it and was surprised to see the film referred to as one of the…

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Two French Films

Two French Films

The French film festival is in town and last weekend I saw two films, Haut Cuisine and Augustine, both very different films in mood and subject. Augustine examines the relationship…

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