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Le Marquis de la Croix – REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER

Le Marquis de la Croix REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER This intense and focused Bolivian production, handsomely mounted by Amy Hesketh and Jac Avila with just the right visual accents and splashes of color for Decadent Cinema, is a master class in film direction, courtesy of Hesketh herself. Largely restricted to one set, a dungeon illuminated by candle lights, for its… Read more →

Dead But Dreaming

Dead But Dreaming (2013 – Rated R) A vampire film with “altitude”. The year is 1805, the city of Nuestra Señora de La Paz lives in fear of an invasion from the indigenous population, and – within its walls – a rebellion is brewing against the Spanish crown. If this were not enough, a beautiful vampire is terrorizing the population, leaving… Read more →

Le Marquis De La Croix

Le Marquis De La Croix  (2012 – Rated R)  Inspired by the writings of the Marquis de Sade. Credit/Debit: Add to Cart PayPal: Zynga, a gypsy woman, is sentenced to death by guillotine for her crimes, claiming to be innocent. She’s given a choice, to lose her head by the blade or to be given over to the wealthy, incarcerated… Read more →

Barbazul (Bluebeard)

Barbazul (Bluebeard) (2012 – Rate R) Barbazul loves women… he just can’t stop killing them! Barbazul meets Soledad (Mila Joya), a young aspiring model with a dependent sister. After a brief courtship, he proposes marriage and takes her to his faraway plantation. Before leaving on a business trip, Barbazul gives Soledad the keys to the house with the condition that… Read more →

Sirwiñakuy – REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER

Sirwinakuy REVIEWED BY CHARLES LONBERGER What is most significant about this remarkable film from 2010 is how completely director Amy Hesketh absorbs and makes cinematic conventions her own, breaking them at will, such as her insertion of sped up footage though back streets to bridge scenes, as opposed to standard editing practices. Though her approach is an exercise in masterful… Read more →