Beginning My Love Affair with Italian Genre Cinema: 40 Years of Dario Argento’s Suspiria (1977)

Dario Argento’s first and best entry into his Three Mothers Trilogy, his 1977 masterpiece Suspiria, is the quintessential example of his supernatural horror work, which began my love affair with Italian genre cinema. It is a mesmerizing, virtuoso, psychological journey… Continue Reading


Horror’s Iconic Director/Actor Teams

Whale and Karloff

There is a long and respected history of filmmaking teams, whether they’re writers and directors (like Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader), directors and producers (like Danny Boyle and Andrew MacDonald), or directors and actors (like Tim Burton and Johnny Depp).… Continue Reading


Dario Argento’s The Stendhal Syndrome Blu-ray Gets a Trailer From Blue Underground

In early May, we posted information about Blue Underground’s 3-disc Blu-ray of Dario Argento’s The Stendhal Syndrome, his 1996 offering that became his highest grossing film in Italy. Now Blue Underground has created a trailer for their upcoming release, which… Continue Reading


Dario Argento and Suspiria Cast Members to Reunite at Texas Frightmare

Suspiria

One of Italy’s most recognized and beloved horror films is Dario Argento’s Suspiria. Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the Texas Frightmare horror convention, which is being presented in association with Blumhouse.com, will be hosting a reunion of the director… Continue Reading