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Trick 'r Treat and Giallo to be Shown at FrightFest

Those who were unable to attend the screenings of Dario Argento’s Giallo at the Edinbugh International Film Festival last month may be interested to hear that the movie will be shown at this year’s FrightFest in London

The Cat o' Nine Tails Star Karl Malden Dies at 97

Whilst having enjoyed a long and distinguished career,many horror fans may recognise screen legend Karl Malden from Dario Argento’s second feature Il gatto a nove code (The Cat o’ Nine Tails)

Dario Argento's Giallo (2009) EXCLUSIVE REVIEW!

As detractors often like to comment, Dario Argento’s glory days are long behind him. Once the most respected filmmaker in his native Italy, the likes of Deep Red and Suspiria would later give way to such ill-advised efforts as The Phantom of the Opera and Do You Like Hitchcock?

Extra Giallo Screening Added to Edinburgh Film Festival

Due to popular demand, the much anticipated screening of Dario Argento’s latest thriller Giallo at the Edinburgh International Film Festival has sold out, forcing the organisers to add an additional date

SPAGHETTI SLASHERS – Giallo

Picture this – you are a wannabe screenwriter and your first effort somehow lands on the desk of one of your favourite directors. That’s what happened for budding scribes Jim Agnew and Sean Keller when their thriller Giallo attracted the attention of Italian auteur Dario Argento, the famed creator of such renowned classics as L’uccello [...]

SPAGHETTI SLASHERS – The Cat O' Nine Tails

Success usually comes with a price. For some, it is the alienation of their closest friends. For others, it is their downward spiral into addiction and self destruction. For Dario Argento, it was being pigeonholed. His directorial debut, L’uccello dalle piume di cristallo (aka The Bird With the Crystal Plumage), had become an international success [...]