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Unproduced: Two Pieces

Admirers of Pieces (1982) know you don’t have to go to Texas for a chainsaw massacre. But did you know a continuation of a certain gory campus massacre was once on tap? Original director Juan Piquer Simón announced in 1991 that “there will be a continuation of Pieces entitled Two Pieces. This one will be [...]

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Pieces (1981)

Back in the early 1980′s Italian cinema seemed content with capitalising on and plagiarising American movies, starting with Lucio Fulci’s Zombi 2 (which claimed to be a sequel to Dawn of the Dead) and coming to a head through the work of Joe D’Amato, possibly the most hack director that country has ever offered

Edmund Purdom 1924-2009

It is with great sadness that I write that Mr. Purdom has passed away at the age of 82 years old. Purdom began acting in theater in 1945 and went on to have a prestigious career in films, including appearing in the films Julius Caesar (1953) and The Egyptian (1954). But let’s face it, he [...]

Pieces DVD From Grindhouse Releasing

My future drinking buddy Wil over at Horror Yearbook recently alerted me that the [Bastards! Bastards! Bastards! at] Grindhouse Releasing have finally finished up work on their 2-Disc Special Edition DVD of Pieces and slated that chunkola of cheese for an October 28th release. I’ve always felt this 1982 Spanish slasher stands as a vestigial [...]