Valentina Cortese – actress

Valentina Cortese, an Italian post-war screen diva, has passed away, aged ninety-six. She appeared in more than fifty films in her half-century career, which began when she was sixteen. She …

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Oltretomba – Italian comic book

Oltretomba is an Italian ‘fumetti’ horror comic book series created in 1971 by Stanley Baldock and Dino Leonetti and published by Ediperiodici. It became one of the most famous comic series of …

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Torso – Italy, 1973 – reviews

‘Enter… if you dare the bizarre world of the psychosexual mind.’ Torso – original title: I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale “The Bodies Bear Traces of Carnal Violence” – is a …

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Italian musician and composer Fabio Frizzi interviewed

Fabio Frizzi is an Italian musician and composer. Born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Frizzi is best known for his film scores and was a frequent collaborator with horror director Lucio Fulci. Daz: You didn’t go the traditional route to becoming …

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Lilith’s Hell – Italy, 2015 – overview

Lilith’s Hell is a 2015 Italian supernatural horror film directed by Vincenzo Petrarolo (TheFollower) from a screenplay by Davide Chiara (Almost Dead; Phantasmagoria; Endless Dark). The film stars Ruggero Deodato (director of …

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Die in One Day – Italy, 2018 – overview

‘They will kill to win’ Die in One Day is a 2018 Italian horror feature film written, produced and directed by Eros D’Antona (Clownery; Haunted). The movie stars Kateryna Korchynska, David White, Mirko D’Antona …

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Blood Bags – Italy, 2018 – overview

‘Blood is thicker than water’ Blood Bags is a 2018 Italian horror feature film written and directed by Emiliano Ranzani (shorts: Miriam; Langliena; writer of The Theatre Bizarre segment ‘The …

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Cannibal Ferox – Italy, 1981 – reviews

Cannibal Ferox is a 1981 Italian exploitation horror feature film written and directed by Umberto Lenzi. It can be considered one of the ‘unholy trinity’ of superior Italian cannibal films, alongside Last Cannibal World and Cannibal Holocaust. …

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The Plan – Italy, 2017 – overview

The Plan is a 2017 Italian found footage supernatural horror film directed by Paolo Dematteis from a screenplay by Giulio Ortolani. The P.I.T. production was produced by Christian Valinotti and Debora Bedino; …

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