Tag: dario argento

Italian Horror Double Feature: Argento’s Tenebre and Dracula

In order to save my sanity (lest it break from too many awful adaptations) I had to take a break from my Stephen King project this weekend to review a couple of horror films by Dario Argento instead. Ah, Dario Argento. I feel like Italian horror is either something you completely love or completely hate,

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Podcastin’ about Splatter

If you’d like to actually listen to me talk about movies instead of just reading what I write about them, the lovely people at Scarecrow Video had me on their podcast as a guest — in which I cover some Italian Horror, Eli Roth’s films, and movie soundtracks. You can find it here.   {photo

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Argento’s Le tre madri

I’ve been a huge Argento fan ever since I rented Suspiria in my teens, and at some point in the late 80s/early 90s, Argento, Bava, and Fulci films were the only horror movies I would watch. To play a little bit of catch-up on 31 Horror Films in 31 Days – I decided to re-review

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Suspiria

31 Horror Movies I Own #10: Suspiria After seeing Lamberta Bava’s Demons (which I picked up because of the cover), I became obsessed Italian horror, and in particular, with tracking down screenwriter Dario Argento’s entire catalog. Billed as having “the most vicious murder scene ever filmed” when it was released, the 1977 cult classic Suspiria

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La Terza Madre

The third installment in Dario Argento’s “Three Mothers” trilogy (following Suspiria & Inferno) does not disappoint. Mother of Tears is full of the Italian Horror Director’s signatures: grotesque murders, graphic detail, entrails, gorgeous, naked Italian women – and of course, the main character wading through a disgusting pit of something (in this case, human carnage

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