Some disorganized thoughts about poliziotteschi films from the Trylon programmer

Original promotional illustration for "Confessions of a Police Captain" featuring three duplicated images of a man shooting a machine gun next to a larger image of a mustached man.

|John Moret| Generally speaking, I love crime cinema in nearly all its forms. The French Connection (1971), Massacre Gun (1967), The Glass Key (1942), Le Cercle Rouge (1970), Columbo (1971-2003)—pretty much any decade, from any country, you can find genuinely great films… Continue reading

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion: An Allegory of Decadence

A black-and-white photo of a man in a suit, arms crossed, standing in a room in which large handprints can be seen on sheets hanging from the ceiling.

|Yuval Klein| The Italian neorealism era of 1940s cinema conveyed social frustration and stories of the working class through realism and minimal-ism. In the decades after, the face of Italian cinema  would gain many dimensions and features that grew upon yet deviated from the standard. Continue reading