Posts Tagged ‘Italian Horror’

Dark Waves will be presented at American Film Market

Dark Waves will be presented at American Film Market

Tweet Got two news items for you tonight. First, Dark Waves, the latest from Italian director Domiziano Christopharo, will be showing during the next American Film Market in Santa Monica. It describes itself as a “fairy tale with dramatic undercurrents,” and involves pirates, sea monsters, and more. Here’s the synopsis and the trailer: Sophiane, an ex […]




EuroObscura announces its lineup for upcoming Cannes film market

EuroObscura announces its lineup for upcoming Cannes film market

Tweet EuroObscura will be attending the upcoming Cannes film market and has just announced some awesome new movie premiers! They’ll be in Cannes from May 13th to the 19th, and while they’re there, they’ll be showing Hostile and Poe-Pieces of Eldritch to the world. Hostile is the debut feature movie from the enfant prodige of French horror cinema, 15 […]




The Trailer Park Presents: Netflix Gems!!!

The Trailer Park Presents: Netflix Gems!!!

The shut-in’s guide to successful viewing…




5 Movies I Talk About Too Much…

5 Movies I Talk About Too Much…

Indulge my mental masturbation…




Fulci Lives in Gore Soaked High Definition!!

Fulci Lives in Gore Soaked High Definition!!

Tweet Last week Blue Underground unleashed on the masses the  Lucio Fulci classics Zombie (1979) and The House By The Cemetery (1981) on blu-ray.  Being an avid horror fan I’m used to having my favorite movies released every couple years in new collectors sets and special editions.  This is the first time either of these […]




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 […]




Italian Week+Fright Rags=AWESOME GIVEAWAYS!!!

Italian Week+Fright Rags=AWESOME GIVEAWAYS!!!

You know what’s cooler than Italian Week at The Blood Sprayer? Getting free Italian horror shirts, courtesy of Fright Rags, during Italian Week…THAT’S what is!!!




The Italian Underdog: A Mario Bava Overview

The Italian Underdog: A Mario Bava Overview

Tweet Let me first talk about why I use the term “underdog” in describing a rather prolific and respected Italian-horror director, because many of you might already be saying, “Hey, Mario is not underrated! How can you make a bold claim such as that?” Well, I did and I have my reasons. When a critic […]




The Blood Sprayer Returns To Italy: The 2nd Annual Italian Horror Week, July 31-Aug 7th

The Blood Sprayer Returns To Italy: The 2nd Annual Italian Horror Week, July 31-Aug 7th

Cuz’ we didn’t get enough last time…and neither did you!




Video Nasties: Antropophagus (1980)

Video Nasties: Antropophagus (1980)

Tweet “I love you, I need you, I’ll get you, I’ll eat you, Hungry like a wolf, excited as you hit the floor… Antropophagus.” -Anna & The Psychomen Antropophagus: The Beast (aka The Grim Reaper) is an 80s Italian horror film by the infamous Joe D’Amato. D’Amato, whose directorial credits include other cult horror films […]




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.




Dear Cannibal Holocaust, Let Me Count The Ways…

Dear Cannibal Holocaust, Let Me Count The Ways…

Cannibal Holocaust is one of the most notorious film’s ever made…long may it live.




Zombo Italiano Invades NYC – Zombies and More Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

Zombo Italiano Invades NYC – Zombies and More Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple

Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning for ITALIAN HORROR!




The (He)Art of Darkness: A Conversation with Writer/Director/Cinematographer Karim Hussain

The (He)Art of Darkness: A Conversation with Writer/Director/Cinematographer Karim Hussain

Karim Hussain may very well be one of the only filmmakers on the planet still upholding the spirit of the midnight movie. This isn’t your older brother’s genre filmmaking…