GIALLO (2009) Reviews and overview

‘To catch a killer, you must live like one.’ Giallo [“Yellow”] is a 2009 Italian giallo horror feature film co-written and directed by Dario Argento from a screenplay co-written with Jim Agnew and …

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TWO EVIL EYES (1990) Reviews and overview

‘When I wake you… you’ll be dead.” Two Evil Eyes – aka Due occhi diabolici – is a 1990 Italian-American supernatural horror feature film, written and directed by Dario Argento and George …

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EXIT (2020) Reviews and overview

‘Leaving… It’s harder than you think’ Exit is a 2020 British horror feature film about two young couples seemingly trapped in a flat in London by a manipulative landlord. Directed …

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IN FABRIC (2018) Reviews and overview

In Fabric is a 2018 British supernatural horror film with comedic undertones written and directed by Peter Strickland (The Field Guide to Evil segment ‘The Cobblers’ Lot’; Berberian Sound Studio). It …

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CRYSTAL EYES (2017) Reviews and overview

Crystal Eyes is a 2017 Argentinian Giallo horror thriller feature film directed by Ezequiel Endelman and Leandro Montejano from a screenplay written by Endelman and Leandro Montejano. The movie stars Silvia …

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SUSPIRIA (2018) Reviews and overview

‘Give your soul to the dance’ Suspiria is a 2018 American-Italian supernatural horror feature film directed by Italian filmmaker and co-producer Luca Guadagnino from a screenplay by David Kajganich (The …

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THE SANDMAN (2017) Reviews and overview

‘Don’t fall asleep’ The Sandman is a 2017 supernatural American horror film written, co-produced and directed by Peter Sullivan (Ominous; High School Possession; Summoned). Marvel’s Stan Lee is an executive producer. The …

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TOOLBOX MURDERS (2004) Reviews and overview

Toolbox Murders is a 2004 American supernatural horror film directed by Tobe Hooper (Lifeforce; Salem’s Lot; The Texas Chain Saw Massacre) from a screenplay by Jace Anderson and Adam Gierasch. It is a very loose remake …

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AMERICAN EXORCIST (2017) Overview

American Exorcist is a 2017 supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Tony Trov and Johnny Zito. Influenced by Italian horror, the crew reportedly experimented with many practical special …

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TRAGEDY GIRLS (2017) Reviews and overview

‘Friends who slay together, stay together.’ Tragedy Girls is a 2017 comedy horror feature film directed by Tyler MacIntyre from a screenplay co-written with Chris Lee Hill (they previously created Patchwork). The movie stars …

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THE THING (1982) Reviews and overview

‘Man is the warmest place to hide’ The Thing is a 1982 American science-fiction horror feature film directed by John Carpenter (Vampires; Christine; Halloween, The Fog), written by Bill Lancaster, and …

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DO YOU LIKE HITCHCOCK? (2005) Reviews and overview

Do You Like Hitchcock? – original title: Ti piace Hitchcock? – is a 2005 Italian television giallo thriller feature film directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Elio Germano, Chiara Conti, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Cristina Brondo and Ivan Morales and …

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GET OUT (2017) Reviews and overview

‘Just because you’re invited, doesn’t mean you’re welcome’ Get Out is a 2017 American psychological thriller written and directed by Jordan Peele (Us) and produced by Jason Blum (The Visit, Insidious franchise; The …

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Profondo Rosso shop – Rome, Italy

The Profondo Rosso shop named after Argento’s 1975 classic film, was founded by director Dario Argento in 1989 and is managed by his longtime partner Luigi Cozzi (director of The Killer …

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INFERNO (1980) Reviews and overview

Inferno is a 1980 Italian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Leigh McCloskey, Irene Miracle, Eleonora Giorgi, Sacha Pitoeff, Daria Nicolodi, Alida Valli and …

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HELLMASTER (1992) Reviews and overview

Hellmaster is a 1992 American horror feature film about a psychotic college professor who uses unwitting students as laboratory rats, injecting them with a drug that mutates them into killers. …

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Trauma – Italy, USA, 1993

‘A new vision of terror’ Trauma is a 1993 Italian Giallo horror film directed by Dario Argento, starring Asia Argento, Piper Laurie, Christopher Rydell and Brad Dourif. Shot in and …

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VAMP (1986) reviews and overview

‘She’ll love you to death.’ Vamp is a 1986 American comedy horror feature film directed by Richard Wenk (Dracula Bites the Big Apple; Wishcraft), from a screenplay co-written with Donald P. …

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STAGEFRIGHT (1987) Reviews and overview

StageFright -Aquarius- aka Stage Fright, Bloody Bird, Deliria is a 1987 Italian horror feature film directed by Michele Soavi (Dellamore, Dellamorte; The Sect; The Church). The film stars Barbara Cupisti, David Brandon (Everlake) …

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Udo Kier – actor

“From time to time you have to make a film like Armageddon so people see that you’re still around.” Udo Kier – born Udo Kierspe; 14 October 1944 – is …

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Essential Horror

The films on this ‘Essential’ list are important in terms of their global impact on the horror movie genre, either for their box office draw, artistic merit, cult credibility, or …

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Sleepless – Italy, 2001 – reviews

Sleepless – original title: Non ho sonno – is a 2001 Italian horror thriller feature film directed by Dario Argento. It marked Argento’s return to the giallo subgenre. Goblin reunited to provide the …

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PHENOMENA (1985) Reviews and overview

Phenomena is a 1985 Italian horror feature film directed by Dario Argento (Tenebrae; Deep Red; The Bird with the Crystal Plumage; et al) from a screenplay co-written with Franco Ferrini. …

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GINGERCLOWN (2013) Reviews and overview

‘How ’bout a little tongue?’ Gingerclown 3D – also known as Gingerclown – is a 2013 Hungarian horror comedy written and directed by Balázs Hatvani. The movie stars Ashley Lloyd, Erin …

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THE CHURCH (1989) Reviews and overview

‘In this unholy sanctuary you haven’t got a prayer…’ The Church – original title: La chiesa – is a 1989 Italian horror feature film directed by Michele Soavi (Dellamorte, Dellamore; The Sect; StageFright). The …

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