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Liner Notes: Todd Stadtman

Everyone loves movie music, don’t they? That fusion of images and sound can create true cinema magic regardless of genre. Maybe you’re old school, and love the swelling, bombastic scores of Max Steiner and Wolfgang Maria Korngold – or perhaps you’re a rocker and have King Creole or The Girl Can’t Help It constantly on [...]

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Napoleon Doble: @ 4DK

My knowledge of Filipino cinema is admittedly poor. I have heard of the Tony Falcon, Agent 44 series, starring Tony Ferrer, but I have never actually seen one. At least sixteen films featuring Falcon were made (possibly more), from 1965 till 1980. As many these films were little more than imitations of Bond, very little [...]

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The Subterranean John Barry @ 4DK

Over the last day and a half there have been some amazing tributes to John Barry posted on the web. Todd at Die Danger Die Die Kill’s tribute looks at a slightly different aspect to Barry’s music, and one I though was worth sharing. His post, The Subterranean John Barry: The Secret Life of the [...]

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S.O.S. Conspiracion Bikini (1967)

Like an anchorman, desk-bound in a television studio, I once again throw to Todd at Die, Danger, Die, Die, Kill. Todd’s field work takes him once again to Mexico – as he looks at the ’60s spy film S.O.S. Conspiraccion Bikini Here’s a snippet: Though, not being fluent in Spanish, I couldn’t tell you what [...]

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The Brain Stealers (1968)

Earlier this year a rumour circulated around the net that Shaw Bros/Celestial Pictures were going to release a whole swag of previously unreleased films on DVD. Among them were a few spy films, Operation Lipstick, Dark Rendezvous, Kiss & Kill, and The Brain Stealers. Unfortunately the rumour appears to be a hoax. But Todd at [...]

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Gerak Kilat (1966)

Once again Todd at Die Danger Die Die Kill has gone above and beyond the call as he looks at Singapore’s answer to James Bond. Where does he find these things, really? To check out Todd’s review click here.

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James Bond 777

Whenever a new Bond film is about to be released in the cinemas, there is invariably an article about the weird and wonderful offshoots of Bondmania. Apart for Operation Kid Brother, one of the most cited Bondsploitation films is the Indian flick James Bond 777. But despite all the name checking of James Bond 777 [...]

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The Devil’s Man (1967)

You know I watch a lot of crap, but even then there are some films that I am scared of. The Devil’s Man is one such film. I have heard nothing but bad things about it. But the areas where I fear to go seem to provide a strange comfort zone for Todd at Die [...]

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Con Licencia Para Matar (1967)

I am starting to resent Todd over at Die Danger Die Die Kill. Every time he reviews one of the amazing spy films from India, Thailand, Hong Kong or whichever part of the world that Todd is cinematically traversing – this time it happens to be Mexico – I feel compelled to track down a [...]

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Spy In Rome (1968)

Here’s a lazy posting for the day. It’s a link to Die Danger Die Die Kill and the Bollywood Spy film, Spy In Rome. Over at Die Danger Die Die Kill, for those you want to venture further into the strange and neglected world of Indian, Thai and Mexican movies, allow Todd Stadtman. to be [...]

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