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Italian Horror Movies

Italy has had a significant impact on the horror movie genre with directors such as Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento becoming cult figures in the horror world, famous for long drawn out death scenes, slow detailed gore and excessive bloodletting rather than quick shocks and splatter.

Italian Horror Movies tend to be extremely gory and quite brutal with an insensitivity towards controversial issues unlike their conscious hollywood counterparts, defensless women and cute childern are often the victims of violent deaths and Italian zombies are often more decayed and deformed than the zombies you may be used to.

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Night Train Murders

The windows look out onto hell... a view that will take your breath away... permanently!
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Hellbound Heart

Night Train Murders (AKA Don't Ride on Late Night Trains or L'ultimo treno della notte)

I have to say that about halfway through this film I was ready dismiss it as rather longwinded and aimless: not only does Night Train Murders (aka Don't Ride on Late Night Trains or L'ultimo treno della notte) manage to claw its way back, but I ended up being rather impressed by this low-key example of exploitation fare which plays its cards very c... Click to read more "Night Train Murders"

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Dario Argento: The Three Mothers

Dario Argento's Three Mothers Trilogy
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Pazuzu Iscariot

Horror Extreme - Dario Argento

Dario Argento (born September 17, 1940) is an Italian movie producer, director and screenwriter famous (among other things) for his graphic horror movies and is considered a great influence on the horror and slasher movies that have followed his work.His distinct style of directing stands out due to his attention to the artistic factors in a movie,... Click to read more "Dario Argento: The Three Mothers"