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SPAGHETTI SLASHERS – Deep Red

1975′s Profondo rosso (aka Deep Red) saw Italian filmmaker Dario Argento return to the giallo format that he had desperately tried to distance himself from after a string of successful murder mysteries had threatened to leave him typecast as a horror director.

First Screening Of Dario Argento's Giallo

Like a broken record, every new film from Italian Maestro Dario Argento is unrealistically built up by his fans and then torn down when the movie materializes. Let’s face it cats, no film from the guy, not THE THIRD MOTHER and certainly not his upcoming GIALLO starring Adrian Brody, will be the Second Coming Of [...]

The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970)

Reviewed by Michael Keene There are few slasher films that make a horror fan rethink the genre, but if there is any one movie of the sort, it is most definitely a giallo film. For me, the giallo film that changed the horror genre was The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, the first of many [...]