Book Review: Dario Argento – Author James Gracey

Dario_Argento

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 volume of work, sometimes I still get the impression that he is not as visible … Continue reading

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Film Review: Giallo (2009)

Giallo (2009)

SYNOPSIS: Adrien Brody stars as Insp. Enzo Avolfi, who trails a sadistic serial killer in this thriller from Italian horror master Dario Argento. As the mutilated bodies of beautiful women litter Milan, Avolfi races to find the latest abductee. When Linda (Emmanuelle Seigner) reports her fashion model sister Celine (Elsa Pataky) missing, Avolfi knows the death clock ticks. Now he must step into madness to stop the psychopath (Byron Deidra). REVIEW: Directed by: Dario Argento … Continue reading

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Film Review: Deep Red (1975)

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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 film can be quite unusual to the American senses. The truth is they are. Deep Red is another … Continue reading

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Film Review: Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria (1977)

SYNOPSIS: An American ballet student Suzy Banyon travels abroad to Freiberg Germany to attend the illustrious Tans Academy. Suzy arrives to the Academy in a fierce storm noticing an overly panicked young lady standing in the doorway. She screams but Suzy cannot hear her over the thunderous din of the storm. The girl runs away in the stormy night. Upon acceptance into the Tans Academy Suzy is flooded by a strange international group of characters, … Continue reading

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