Posts Tagged ‘Dario Argento’

Argento Takes Us Through The Door Into Darkness

Argento Takes Us Through The Door Into Darkness

Tweet Television anthologies are usually a mixed bag- some episodes fit the programming restraints perfectly, and deliver some of the most iconic images the horror genre has to offer (I’m looking at you Twilight Zone).  Other times the episodes feel like an unfinished product, stripped of their real potential due to either time, budget, or […]




Video Nasties: CONTAMINATION (1980)

Video Nasties: CONTAMINATION (1980)

“Excessive” slow-motion sequences of exploding torsos (no such thing, I say) landed this film on the UK’s infamous “Video Nasty” list, and with it we kick off an ongoing series showcasing these “Sadist Videos.”




Review: Amer (2009) [UK Blu-ray]

Review: Amer (2009) [UK Blu-ray]

Anchor Bay UK’s release of AMER hit shelves on January 31. Check out Jeff’s review of the Blu-ray to find out if this tribute to the Italian giallo films of the 70s and 80s lives up to the hype.




Arrow Films Comin’ At Ya Again: Argento’s Deep Red joins Inferno on Blu-ray

Arrow Films Comin’ At Ya Again: Argento’s Deep Red joins Inferno on Blu-ray

Tweet Not to whore for Arrow Films, but dammit, the British studio has just lobbed breaking news of another Blu-grenade of cult 1080p joy. Arrow has divulged the official specs below for a high definition (and DVD) drop of Dario Argento’s Deep Red (Profondo rosso) that should be arriving in late November/early December. I imagine […]




The Real Battle Has Just Begun: Team Argento or Team Fulci? Yes, There’s A Shirt For That!

The Real Battle Has Just Begun: Team Argento or Team Fulci? Yes, There’s A Shirt For That!

Tweet I find Mike Baronas to be an inventive and dedicated man. And in fact when I heard whispers of this idea from him, I was only jealous that I hadn’t thought of it first. Two shirts, each representing two equal but decisive camps; a team for Dario Argento and one for Lucio Fulci. Team […]




How Dario Argento Scared the Hell Out of Me

How Dario Argento Scared the Hell Out of Me

I learned two things about Dario Argento that weekend. One, the man loves him some scrambled eggs. Two, he’s goddamn terrifying.




Italian Horror Even Influenced…Nintendo’s ‘Metroid’?

Italian Horror Even Influenced…Nintendo’s ‘Metroid’?

So, what’s the video game writer going to be able to come up with for “Italian Horror Week?” Oh, ye of little faith! Even though there isn’t a sub-genre of Italian Horror video games, the film scene’s grip on fans is far reaching and its influenece can even be felt at…Nintendo of Japan?




How Demons Changed My Life

How Demons Changed My Life

I remember being around the age of thirteen. I had already seen horror classics such as Carrie, The Evil Dead, The Shining, The Exorcist, etc., as a child, but I was wanting something more.




Arrow Films to light an Inferno on Blu-ray in Britain this August

Arrow Films to light an Inferno on Blu-ray in Britain this August

Tweet Arrow Films is set to release Dario Argento’s 1980 follow-up to Suspiria, Inferno, onto deluxe Blu-ray and DVD editions this August 2nd. This mostly nonsensical, but undeniably lush Technicolor nightmare has had a tough road to release in the United Kingdom after initially still being sliced of five seconds by the British Board of […]




Coming Soon: Dario Argento’s Dracula in 3-D

Coming Soon: Dario Argento’s Dracula in 3-D

So, I’m going to take a guess and say that the reason why Dario Argento will not be helping George A. Romero remake Deep Red 3-D is because he will be quite busy with his own 3-D movie.




Manson and Wood to Star in Splatter Sisters

Manson and Wood to Star in Splatter Sisters

Splatter Sisters is a sexploitation-serial-killer-slasher-road-movie circa 1989 that has Marilyn Manson and Evan Rachel Wood attached to star.