The chances are that you’ve heard of the video nasties panic that gripped the UK during the 1980’s. 72 films were prosecuted by the British government for corrupting public morals, because one of the principal causes of violence and perversion in society are films. At
It’s carnage this week. Complete lawless misrule. What could have caused this? Was it the orange skies? The smooth jazz playing in the background? The release of a new Michael Fassbender film? It’s the latter, obviously, as Film of the Week “The Snowman” gets Ryan,
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.