This is gonna be fun. For the past 3 years, I’ve been working at the city zoo. Now that I’ve left said job, I think I can finally focus on this one. I wanted to do a post about horror movies based around animals. My job at the zoo worked directly but indirectly with animals. … Continue reading Wild Horror + Recs
Another day, another Dario Argento film. This week, I sat down to watch Opera, a 1987 horror/thriller about a young woman, in the lead role of a production of Macbeth, being stalked by someone who literally forces her to watch her friends and close ones get murdered. Now seeing that I’ve watched quite a few … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Dario Argento’s Opera
2019 is the year that I dove into the deep end of Italian horror, especially older films. I've swam in the shallow pool, only seen Suspiria, Demons and Demons 2. But nothing prepared me for what Italian or "giallo" horror is really about, the depths of how unique it is and at the opposite end … Continue reading The Beauty behind Giallo: A Visual Journey into Italian Horror
I thought about how there’s so little you know of me or my tastes. From tumblr to here, I was more focused on showcasing cinematography in horror and all the beautiful shots and lighting and yet never expressed what are my favorites. Who are my favorite directors, favorite Stephen King adaptations, who are my favorite … Continue reading Favorites Series: Supernatural Horror
October 2019 was the month of watching a lot of classic or unconventional horror but I wanted to share the films I watched and enjoyed this October. I didn’t do 31 films, I did not have time for that with my work schedule so I tried squeezing in as much as I could. These are … Continue reading October Viewer Party!
Title: Dawn of the Dead Year: 1978 Dir.: George A. Romero Producer(s): Richard P. Rubenstein Writer(s): George A. Romero, collaboration with Dario Argento Company: United Film Distribution Company, Laurel Group Inc. Starring: Ken Foree, David Emge, Scott Reiniger, Gaylen Ross It’s funny how I’m discussing this film before the original (first part in the Dead … Continue reading Dawn of the Dead; when there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.
Title: Alice, Sweet Alice Year: 1976 Dir.: Alfred Sole Producer(s): Edward Salier Writer(s): Alfred Sole, Rosemary Ritvo Company: Allied Artists Starring: Linda Miller, Paula Sheppard, Lillian Roth, Brooke Shields (first film), Niles McNaster and Jane Lowry. A movie about family. A movie about sibling rivalry. A movie about religion. A movie that’s a whodunit with … Continue reading Alice, Sweet Alice; Prey for Her.
Title: Suspiria Year: 1977 Dir.: Dario Argento Producer(s): Claudio and Salvatore Argento Writer(s): Dario Argento, Daria Nicolodi, an essay (1845, Thomas De Quincey) “Suspiria de Profundis” Company: Seda Spettacoli, Produzioni Atlas Consorziate Starring: Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Alida Valli, Udo Kier and Joan Bennett. How do we start off talking about … Continue reading Suspiria; a Dario Argento classic.