Pino Donaggio – film composer

Giuseppe “Pino” Donaggio (born 24 November 1941) is an Italian musician and film composer. A classically-trained violinist, Donaggio is best known for his collaborations with American director Brian De Palma, scoring films such as Carrie, Dressed to Kill, Body Double, and Raising …

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Seed of Chucky – USA, 2004

‘Fear the Second Coming.’ Seed of Chucky is a 2004 American supernatural comedy slasher horror film written and directed by Don Mancini (making his directorial debut), who created the series and has written all of …

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Raising Cain – USA, 1992 – reviews

‘DeMented. DeRanged. DeCeptive. DePalma.’ Raising Cain is a 1992 psychological thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma (Dressed to Kill; The Fury; Carrie; Phantom of the Paradise; Sisters). It …

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Crawlspace – USA, 1986 – reviews

Crawlspace is a 1986 horror thriller feature film starring Klaus Kinski as Karl Guenther, the crazed son of a Nazi doctor, who is psychotically obsessed with using an air duct to spy on, trap and …

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Dressed to Kill – USA, 1980 – reviews

Dressed to Kill is a 1980 horror thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma  (Phantom of the Paradise, Carrie, The Fury). It focuses on the murder of a housewife and an investigation involving a young prostitute who witnessed the …

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Tourist Trap – USA, 1979 – reviews

Tourist Trap is a 1979 American paranormal horror film directed by David Schmoeller (Possessed; Puppetmaster; Catacombs; Crawlspace), revolving around a group of friends who wind up stranded at Mr Slausen’s “museum,” where the mannequins are …

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Carrie – USA, 1976 – reviews

Carrie is a 1976 American supernatural horror feature film directed by Brian DePalma (Sisters; The Fury; Dressed to Kill) from a screenplay by Lawrence D. Cohen, based on the novel Carrie by Stephen King. It stars Sissy Spacek, Piper Laurie, and Amy Irving. It was the …

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