14th Mar2024

Frightfest Glasgow 2024: ‘The Well’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Lauren LaVera, Claudia Gerini, Giovanni Lombardo Radice, Linda Zampaglione, Yassine Fadel, Melanie Gaydos, Gianluigi Galvani, Courage Osabohine | Written by Federico Zampaglione, Stefano Masi | Directed by Federico Zampaglione Lisa Gray, a budding art restorer who travels to the small Italian village of Sambuci just outside Rome to bring a medieval painting back to […]

20th Mar2023

First images from Federico Zampaglione’s ‘The Well’

by Phil Wheat

Federico Zampaglione (Tulpa, Remember, Bianca) is returning to the horror genre with dark supernatural thriller The Well, which commenced a 4-week shoot from March 6th, in locations around Rome; the principle location being a haunted house in Sambuci. The Well stars Lauren LaVera, fresh from her lead role in the box-office smash Terrifier 2, as […]

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17th Feb2023

Federico Zampaglione returns with horror ‘The Well’

by Phil Wheat

Federico Zampaglione (Tulpa, Remember, Bianca) is returning to the horror genre with dark supernatural thriller The Well, which commences a 4-week shoot from March 6th, in locations around Rome; the principle location being a haunted house in Sambuci. The Well stars Lauren LaVera, fresh from her lead role in the box-office smash Terrifier 2, as […]

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25th Oct2022

‘Diabolik’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Luca Marinelli, Miriam Leone, Valerio Mastandrea, Alessandro Roja, Serena Rossi, Luca Di Giovanni, Claudia Gerini, Vanessa Scalera, Roberto Citran, Guglielmo Favilla | Written by The Manetti Bros., Michelangelo Le Neve | Directed by Antonio and Marco Manetti I’ve been a fan of the Manetti Brothers – Antonio and Marco – since the first time […]

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17th Jun2017

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Blu-ray Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad Stahelski 2014′s John Wick took pretty much everyone by surprise. The third in a trilogy of action movies Keanu Reeves made in 2013/4, John Wick succeeded […]

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20th Feb2017

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Ruby Rose, Common, Claudia Gerini, Lance Reddick, Laurence Fishburne, Tobias Segal, John Leguizamo | Written by Derek Kolstad | Directed by Chad Stahelski 2014’s John Wick took pretty much everyone by surprise. The third in a trilogy of action movies Keanu Reeves made in 2013/4, John Wick succeeded […]

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18th Apr2016

Federico Zampaglione giallo ‘Tulpa’ finally gets a UK release!

by Phil Wheat

I am incredibly pleased to announce that one of my favourite giallo of all time (and I say that without a hint of sarcasm or irony – just go back and read my reviews of the film to see that), Tulpa is FINALLY getting a UK release! High Fliers Films and Jinga Films have this […]

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30th May2013

‘Tulpa’ Review

by Phil Wheat

Stars: Claudia Gerini, Michele Placido, Nuot Arquint, Michela Cescon, Ennio Tozzi | Written by Federico Zampaglione, Giacomo Gensini | Directed by Federico Zampaglione Tul-pa (from the Tibetan): meaning a magically produced illusion or creation. The concept of a being or object which is created through sheer discipline alone. It is a materialized thought that has […]

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