Category: News

The curtain goes up one more time…new movie review: from the Life of the Marionettes

Hello, my fellow readers. One more movie review has been posted to the site today, for one of the less know works of the brilliant Ingmar Bergman, from the Life of the Marionettes. You can read the review here . A more general update is awaited in the next weeks, like replying to your mails: […]

Sunday September 13th, 2015 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

New movie review: Forbidden Love Games/Juego De Amor Prohibido by Eloy de la Iglesia (1975)

Hi my dear readers…Illusion City is back with new content! I’m offering you a review for one of the most well hidden gems in Spanish exploitation, a political erotic thriller shot in the middle of the ’70s by the brilliant and obscure Eloy de la Iglesia, an author who surely deserves more recognition than the […]

Wednesday July 29th, 2015 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

Music of the Week – Hardcore Superstar – Standing on the Verge + News

Hi guys, long time no see, eh? I’ve been extremely busy with my personal life and I’m more dissatisfied about the way the Internet is going every day. I decided, then, to adopt a more quiet line and don’t jump in the crazy run everyone seems to be into these days. I’ll update the site […]

Sunday March 8th, 2015 in Music of the Week, News | No Comments »

The mist of illusion is back

Hello, it’s been a while, isn’t it? After a long time without updates, Illusion City is ready to return back on track again. I’ve been very busy with my personal life and thus the time to dedicate to this project has been very little and instead of posting sloppy stuff I decided to keep quiet […]

Sunday November 30th, 2014 in News | No Comments »

New movie review: Maddalena

As promised, after a long pause, here’s the review for Kawalerowicz’s Maddalena. Enjoy! Maddalena

Sunday August 17th, 2014 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

The Bishop’s Room

TIme for a new review: After Agostino, another very beautiful movie from Italy, from Dino Risi’s genius. Like Agostino, the original source is a novel from a very talented italian writer, Piero Chiara. The movie it’s a mix between a lot of genres, with some strong gothic overtones. It’s also very subtle and psychological. You […]

Sunday April 27th, 2014 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

Agostino

I’m very happy to announce that I’ve reviewed the first rare and underground movie of the site, an obscure italian classic, Agostino, inspired by a novel by Alberto Moravia, a very influential and prolific Italian writer who also had a very big impact on the world of cinema, both as a writer and as a […]

Monday April 21st, 2014 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

Cinema section opened!

With pleasure, I’m announcing you the opening of the cinema section of Illusion City! Like I wrote on the last update, the first movie to be reviewed is Francois Ozon’s Young and Beautiful, a wonderful movie about the hardship of the teenage years and many difficulties and shadows of living in the contemporary world…I’m quite […]

Sunday April 13th, 2014 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

Meet the Crooked Man…

I’ve written a review for an interesting Japanese freeware horror game, created with the Wolf RPG Editor. An intriguing psychological tale named the crooked man…read the review and leap into the abyss! You won’t regret it.

Tuesday March 4th, 2014 in News, Reviews | No Comments »

New review: Danse Macabre – Angel

I’m happy to announce that I’ve posted a new music review, the 7″ Angel from UK band Danse Macabre, released in 1983. It’s a very obscure new-wave release, but also a very interesting one. Sadly the band, like many of them at the time, created only this 7″ before disbanding and fading into the complete […]

Tuesday February 18th, 2014 in News, Reviews | No Comments »