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Films 

ATTN: NY! Teaser For Mario Bava Retrospective Event Is Here!

Now, this is just excellent. If you’re a New Yorker, you’re going to want to mark your calendar down for the dates between July 14th through the 25th. Manhattan’s Quad Cinema will be hosting a retrospective of the work of Italian master Mario Bava. 21 titles, 13 on 35mm, including BLACK SABBATH, the U.S. premiere […]

Films 

The Delightful Insanity of MADHOUSE

Last month, something happened that I never could have predicted in a million years. Arrow Video released 1981’s MADHOUSE on Blu-Ray. Frankly, up to this point, I was convinced that it wasn’t real, and I had only seen it in a fever dream. But now, with a crisp 2K restoration, this is either the longest […]

Films Real Life Scares 

10 Lesser-Known Horror Films You Need to See

There are as many definitions of ‘horror’ as there are horror fans. Fear is subjective, as are film experiences, and diversity of views is one of the most exciting things about the genre. For every mainstream spookfest, then, there is an unusual, daring and experimental horror film that breaks boundaries and challenges audiences. While they […]

Films 

UPDATED: Why Remaking SUSPIRIA Isn’t As Bad As You Think It Is

UPDATE: Entertainment Weekly is reporting that original SUSPIRIA star Jessica Harper will appear in the new remake of SUSPIRIA! Original article as follows. For the last several years, there have been numerous rumblings of remaking Dario Argento’s 1977 cult horror masterpiece SUSPIRIA. At one point, David Gordon Green (JOE, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS) was set to be […]

Films 

5 Reasons You Must Own Synapse Films’ TENEBRAE Blu-Ray

When it comes to restoring and giving due to classic horror cult cinema, I doubt anyone can do better than the fine fiends over at Synapse Films. Since the beginning of the DVD boom, they’ve been tackling proper special editions for some of the most well-known and notorious genre pictures ever produced. And as fans, themselves, […]

Films 

Recommended: The “Giallo” Classic WHAT HAVE YOU DONE TO SOLANGE?

The US branch of Arrow Video has been stepping up, and stepping up hard to provide top notch releases for genre fans. In the ever-growing market where smaller, obscure cult titles tend to get amazing restorations and fancy special editions, it’s tough to decide what to spend your hard earned cash on! But at least […]

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 

Limited Edition Blu-Ray Of Dario Argento’s TENEBRAE Now Up For Pre-Order!

When it comes to restoring cult classic movies, I doubt you’ll find a company that’s as committed as Synapse-Films. The level of care and detail they put into every single one of their releases is astounding and I always order their stuff with confidence, knowing each is going to be the best possible presentation of said […]

Films 

BEYOND THE BEYOND – We Talk Lucio Fulci with Bob Murawski!

If you’re even just a casual horror fan, then no doubt you’re familiar with the work of Lucio Fulci. And while everyone has their favorite of his filmography, no one can deny the power of THE BEYOND, which thanks to Grindhouse Releasing has just been given a beautiful, immaculate Blu-Ray release. A few days back, […]