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‘The Devil’s Honey’ is a Deranged, Steamy Classic [4K Ultra HD Review]

To start, I am a massive fan of sexually-charged thrillers. Admittedly maybe a little bit too much. Anyone who catches a glimpse of my TV screen at any given time, or sees what is on my watchlist, mig...


How ‘Tenebrae’ Explores a Writer’s Greatest Fear

Dario Argento is one of the all-time masters of horror. No matter how much the quality of work has fallen in recent years, when he was in his prime he was nigh unbeatable. While Suspiria and Deep Red ...

Mario Bava

Bava Double Bill: How ‘The Girl Who Knew Too Much’ and ‘Lisa and the Devil’ Make for Perfect Career Bookends

Mario Bava is often regarded as ‘the godfather’ of the giallo genre, but he is also a master of Gothic horror. Over time, he has proven himself more than capable of seamlessly blending mod...


Why Fulci’s Zombie is the Distilled Essence of Zombie Cinema

It’s a movie of many, many titles. Over thirty years, it’s been known as Zombi 2, Zombie Flesh Eaters, Zombie Dawn of the Dead and more, but the American title Zombie—while the most simple—may also be...

Darkness Doesn’t Quite Reach The Bright Light Of Its Potential [Nightstream Film Festival Review]

The three sisters at the heart of Emanuela Rossi’s Darkness are something out of another era, with Peter Pan collared dresses and Gunne Sax style nightgowns, patiently waiting in the darkened ha...

You Die

You Die is the Killer App Movie That Countdown Should’ve Been [Review]

You Die, an agreeable Italian genre offering with the wholly unnecessary subtitle, “Get the app, then die,” takes the premise that last year’s completely rubbish Countdown squandered within the first ...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Dario Argento

Anyone who is getting into the horror genre has heard the name Dario Argento. For most people, his are not the first movies they see, but he’s often referred to as one of the all time masters, which c...


Demons is an Incoherent Yet Brilliant Film [Retrospective]

Demons unfolds at a movie theater that is screening a sneak preview of a horror film. As the events of the film occur onscreen, similar happenings are carried out in the audience. The theater patrons ...

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave

Why The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave is a Must See!

Emilio Miraglia’s The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave is a an Italian-made British horror film that features velvet suits, gloved killers, the unexpected appearance of free-spirited bands, J&...

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