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Five Extremely Impressive Feature Film Debuts

Every director starts somewhere. Most do not start out directing their own feature. Usually, they have to begin somewhere else—whether it be making short films or working on someone else’s pictu...

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...

Wes Craven - Whatever happened to the masters of horror ?

Whatever Happened to the Masters of Horror?

It’s a legitimate question. When it comes to the modern masters of horror, we all know their names: John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Clive Barker, George Romero, Joe Dante, Stuart Gordon, Dario Argento, To...

Giallo films shaped the face of modern horror.

Editorial – How the Giallo Helped Shape the Face of the Modern Slasher

[soliloquy id=”11940″] I spent the entire weekend binging on some of my favorite Italian horror films and today felt inspired to put together a piece exploring the influence of the giallo ...