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Film Review: Dario Argento’s World of Horror (1985)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: This documentary takes a look at the career of Italian horror legend Dario Argento. We get clips from some of his movies, interviews and some behind-the-scenes moments from some of his most prolific films. REVIEW: I have always been a huge fan of Dario Argento ever since I saw Phenomena on video one night with my cousin back in 1986. Since …

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Film Review: Creepers (1985)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Jennifer Corvino, the daughter of a famous actor, has had trouble with sleepwalking for some time. Her doctor said that it can develop a split personality. She discovers her alternate personality when she stays at a boarding school that was once the home of Richard Wagner. But someone has been killing the students, and it relates only …

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Westgate Gallery Movie Poster Sale Extended to September 26th

Last week I reported that WestgateGallery.com, a terrific movie poster site that offers some truly beautiful vintage film posters for sale, was offering their entire inventory for 40% off (with an additional 5% off for HorrorNews.net readers by using the secret code 45Off).  It has now come to my attention that the sale has been extended to Monday, September 26th …

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Westgate Gallery Offers Beautiful Vintage Genre Movie Posters at 45% Discount

WestgateGallery.com is a terrific movie poster site that offers some truly beautiful vintage film posters for sale, most remarkably in the area of giallo and horror films from directors Dario Argento, Sergio Martino, Albert DeMartino, Juan Antonio Bardem, Maurizio Lucidi, and Mario Bava. There are also some phenomenal adult film posters from the 1970’s and 1980’s that feature Seka, Ginger …

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Film Review: Tenebrae (1982)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book. REVIEW: “Tenebrae” is the story of popular mystery author Peter Neal (Anthony Franciosa) who is visiting Rome on a promotional tour for his latest best seller “Tenebrae”. Upon his arrival …

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Dario Argento’s OPERA Due for Blu-ray from Scorpion Releasing

Arguably the last great movie made by Italian horror film maestro director Dario Argento, Opera, made in 1987, is another glaring omission from the current list of horror films available on Blu-ray. This will all change soon as Scorpion Releasing has announced that they are currently working on a high definition master for the film. The possible specs for this …

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Video Nasties: The Darkest Films of Yesterday

‘Video Nasty‘ was a term coined in Britain around 1982 which applied to certain films distributed on video cassette that were criticised by the media and various religious organisations for their violent content. While cinema violence had been regulated by the British Board of Film Censorship for many years, the lack of regulations for video sales (combined with the claim …

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Film Review: Deep Red (1975)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A highly gifted German psychic is brutally murdered in Rome on a quiet evening. A jazz pianist witnesses part of her murder from the streets and races to help the gifted psychic. From the apartment he captures a glimpse of what could be the murderer. Human curiosity and drive ensues. REVIEW: Alright, the giallo style of …

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Book Review: Dario Argento – Author James Gracey

Written by James Gracey Published by Kamera Books / Oldcastle Books Publication Date: 2010 Format: Color & Black /White (color insert pages included) – 160 pages Price: $19.95 Dario Argento is one of those obscure but influential directors who has not only contributed greatly to the genre but has inspired countless others in his works. It’s funny because with his …

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