Reviews Tagged with Crime & Giallo

Bay of Blood (Reazione a Catena) (1971)

They came to play, they stayed to die.
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Pazuzu Iscariot

Bay of Blood (Reazione a Catena)

With the opening scene consisting of the hanging of a wheel-chaired coffin-dodger followed closely by the stabbing of the gentleman that set up the noose trap setting the scene for the longevity of most of the characters in this movie, it is a wonder that Mario Bava manages to develop any characters in Bay of Blood AKA Twitch of the Death Nerve AKA... Click to read more "Bay of Blood (Reazione a Catena)"

Deep Red (Profondo Rosso) (1975)

Flesh ripped clean to the bone... And the blood runs red...
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Profondo Rosso (Deep Red) - Flesh Ripped clean to the Bone... And the Blood runs Red...

Profondo Russo AKA Deep Red (also known as The Hatchet Murders) is considered among horror fans to be one of Dario Argento's greatest movies, along with Suspiria and Trauma. Typically Argento, with his artistic style of directing using unusual camera angles, lighting and the musical score to maximum effect, the movie is a giallo thriller coming off... Click to read more "Deep Red (Profondo Rosso)"

New York Ripper (1982)

"The duck became a sort of outside avenger..."
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New York Ripper - New York City: It's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to die there!

Ah, Lucio Fulci. He stopped making sex comedies just in time for his now-legendary forays into horror to get him banned in the UK. Mr. Fulci has the dubious honour of three of his films - The Beyond, The House by the Cemetery and Zombie - appearing on the infamous video nasties list of '84, a list dominated, incidentally, by his countrymen. New Yor... Click to read more "New York Ripper"

Torso AKA Carnal Violence (1973)

One day she met a man who loved beautiful women... But not all in one piece.
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Torso AKA Carnal Violence - One Day She Met a Man Who Loved Beautiful Women...But Not All in One Piece

With a tagline of "When Whores Meet Saws" and a bright yellow cover promising the "finally uncut" version drawing in horror fans like moths to a light bulb, the expectation that Torso AKA Carnal Violence (I corpi presentano tracce di violenza carnale) would contain more bush and gore than the 2000 presidential elections is in the bag. Unfortunately... Click to read more "Torso AKA Carnal Violence"