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Films video games 

How Italian Horror Cinema Inspired Survival Horror Video Games

Survival horror video games have changed a lot over the years — especially as the technology evolved along with our sensibilities. Soon, we’ll be able to play RESIDENT EVIL 7, OUTLAST 2, and DEATH STRANDING with VR options, putting players in the midst of total terror. But to understand where the subgenre is today, we […]

Music 

Here Are The 8 Greatest “GIALLO” Soundtracks!

“Perhaps the sight of beauty makes him lose control of himself, so he kills.” – Inspector Silvester (BLOOD AND BLACK LACE) To create the perfect Giallo there has to be the right blend of mystery, Hitchcockian twists, overly sexually tense situations, murder, atmosphere and original music. Each of these key elements are essential ingredients for […]

Films 

The Art of Horror: 10 Stylish Examples of Horror Movies about Art

There is a rarely used plot device that I have always loved in horror films- the concept of art. Be it just references to paintings, dark mysteries built around strange artwork, possessed portraits, or even stories about the artists themselves, I find it incredibly compelling and enthralling when the art world and man’s most sinister […]

Films 

Does Classic Italian Eurohorror Have a Place in the Modern Genre?

The following guest editorial was written by Ted Geoghegan, writer/director of this year’s new horror sensation WE ARE STILL HERE, which premieres today on Blu-ray & DVD. While most would agree the modern slasher film was born in Canada with 1974’s BLACK CHRISTMAS, it rose to prominence in the United States, where, to this day, […]