Gialloween 2020: Drive-In Dust Offs: The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972)

Gialloween 2020: Drive-In Dust Offs: The Case Of The Bloody Iris (1972) Most gialli are focused on the aesthetic, making sure all the black boxes are checked - black gloves, black hat, black, black, black – and that the tropes are trotted out in a fairly predictable (yet ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: Burial Ground (1981)

Drive-In Dust Offs: Burial Ground (1981) It is truly amazing how crowded the zombie market was in the early ‘80s, at least in Europe; after the success of George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead (1978) begat Lucio Fulci’s unofficial “sequel” Zombie ...

‘Fresh Meat: Giallo Restorations Part II’ Trailer: Italian Pulp Films See New Life — Watch

When reminiscing about ’70s exploitation cinema and its multitude of subgenres, it’s easy to skip over giallo. The gory Italian crime films, full of switchblade stabbings and gratuitous sex, are pure ...

Now on Blu-ray: Martino's The Strange Vice Of Mrs. Wardh Shines Anew From Shameless Films

The UK's Shameless Films seem to have a particular fondness for the torture and torment of Italian film siren Edwige Fenech at the hands of giallo legend Sergio Martino; but then again, I can't really ...

Mondo Squallido – Episode 57: Malabimba

Matteiofthedead returns with Malabimba: The Malicious Whore, some good old fashioned Italian sleaze from the infamous Andrea Bianchi (Strip Nude For Your Killer, Burial Ground). This effort is his ...

88 Films go Italian with blu’s of ‘Burial Ground’ & ‘Zombi Holocaust’

One of the most fondly remembered eras in fright-film history is the golden age of Italian gore – a prolific period that brought such directors as Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava and Lucio Fulci to ...

24 Greatest Euro Cult Screen Sirens

Euro Cult cinema probably wouldn’t be all that interesting had it not been populated by the genre queens I have listed below in what I hope is a rather comprehensive overview of the best actresses ...

6 Most Titillating Italian Films With Awesome Titles

The Giallo is a subgenre of film that is almost exclusively Italian. Giallo means ‘yellow’ in Italian and it refers to the yellow covers of the pulp fiction paperbooks that were in Italian culture and ...

Giallo Showdown! Strip Nude For Your Killer Blu-ray / The Girl In Room 2A DVD Review

For the week of March 27th, sleaze fans are fortunate to have two gialli hitting store shelves from amazing companies Blue Underground and Mondo Macabro. The more notorious of the two is Blue ...

[Blu-ray Review] Bonanza!! Mike Pereira Breaks Down 8 Titles!

[Blu-ray Review] Bonanza!! Mike Pereira Breaks Down 8 Titles! Toronto-based writer Mike Pereira went hog wild this past weekend diving into not 1, not 2, but 8(!) new Blu-ray titles. By readin on you'll find his thoughts on everything from Andrea Bianchi's 1975 ...

DVD Playhouse--March 2012

DVD Playhouse—March 2012 By Allen Gardner J. Edgar (Warner Bros.) Director Clint Eastwood provides a rock-solid, albeit rather flat portrait of polarizing FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, covering his ...

Greatest Horror Movies Ever Made: Part 6: Best (Italian) Giallo Films

The term “giallo” initially referred to cheap yellow paperbacks (printed American mysteries from writers such as Agatha Christie), that were distributed in post-fascist Italy. Applied to cinema, the ...