Tag Archives: giallo

Phenomena

Whether or not he was the best director remains to be seen, when the topic of the Giallo comes up one of the first names to come up is Dario Argento. Even if his career took a near-legendary nosedive in the late 1980s-early 1990s, his

Keyframe 96 – Satoshi Kon’s Anime Sausage

The times, they are a-changing … 45 years after their original team-up, Batman once again joins forces with Scooby Doo and the rest of the Mystery Gang. Meanwhile, Sony complete their purchase of Funimation (a lot faster than we expected), and Anime Ltd. move into

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

Dario Argento is synonymous with the Giallo (Heavily stylised Italian Murder/Slasher) whereby one of his latter-day and inferior films carries the very same moniker, similarly, his directorial debut the Bird with the Crystal Plumage counts among the most acclaimed and beloved movies in the cycle.

Body Double

Powerhouse films have launched this Monday with a wonderful statement of intent, elsewhere on the site you can read our review of John Carpenter’s Christine, a release supplemented with the most definitive roster of extras one could hope for any home video release. The same

The Bloodstained Butterfly

The Giallo is the oddest of beasts – formulaic with a wildly eccentric code at the same time. Ostensibly murder mysteries with penchants for violence and sex, they also played host to some of the most visually inventive names from Italian cinema. The last thing