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Black Belly of the Tarantula

Giallo Madness: Black Belly of the Tarantula

Giallo Madness is a recurring segment where Wicked Horror managing editor Tyler Doupe’ looks back on a noteworthy giallo from years past and makes a case for why it should be on your radar. The ...

Case of the Bloody Iris. Giallo Madness.

Giallo Madness: The Case of the Bloody Iris

Giallo Madness is a segment on Wicked Horror where we revisit the classic giallo films of yesteryear. We will certainly touch on titles you’ve seen before but maybe we will uncover a few hidden ...

Dressed to Kill

Dressed to Kill: Perfecting the American Giallo

Many American horror films were influenced by the Italian giallo. It’s often said that giallo was the influence behind the entire American slasher genre. But there are several American features ...

Alice, Sweet Alice

Alice, Sweet Alice Remake Finally On The Way?

Alfred Sole’s 1976 American giallo Alice, Sweet Alice is a cult favourite among horror fans that has otherwise been forgotten thanks to the difficulty in finding it, even in the Internet age. Pl...

Cat in the Brain - Lucio Fulci

Ten of Lucio Fulci’s Most Influential Films

Lucio Fulci is widely known to fans of Italian horror as the godfather of gore. Mr. Fulci’s films are still every bit as relevant and influential today as they were upon their initial release. H...

Tenebrae

Six Essential Giallo Movies for Beginners

If you have a serious interest in horror, you’ve probably at least heard the term giallo before. It refers to an Italian style of filmmaking, something that is a sort of cross between a traditional de...

Cult Corner: Memory (2006)

Welcome to Cult Corner where we dive through the bargain bins to determine if a movie is trash or treasure. Today’s pick: Bennett Hoshua Davlin’s Memory. Memory follows Taylor Briggs, an alzheim...

How Mario Bava Set the Template for American Slashers

It’s no secret that the early slasher films were heavily influenced by the Italian giallo movies. These were very similar features, albeit slightly more sophisticated—yet gorier—versions of the same t...

The Bird With the Crystal Plumage

How The Bird With the Crystal Plumage Established Argento’s Signature Style

The Bird With the Crystal Plumage was the 1970 debut of Italian director Dario Argento, and that’s pretty amazing considering just how great of a debut feature it is. In some ways, it’s Argento’s most...