Happy Halloween, everyone! Check out my final post below. Keep sending in your links; I'll be updating this post throughout the day. Previous days contributions can be found after the jump.
Tim is back with his take on Demons 2. Check it out.
Simon Wright of Creatures of Light and Darkness returns with a great look at Italian soundtracks.
Stacia of She Blogs By Night takes a look at Argento's short films Jennifer and Pelts; two films he made for the television series "Masters of Horror." I have to admit, I haven't seen the made-for-Showtime series, but Stacia's coverage of these two short films makes me want to check it out.
W.B. Kelso of the wonderful blog Micro-brewed Reviews takes an extensive look at Luigi Cozzi's The Killer Must Kill Again.
Tim of Antagony & Ecstasy takes a look at the Lamberto Bava/Dario Argento collaboration Demons with his usual wit and style. Be on the lookout tomorrow for a follow-up from Tim.
And finally, Troy is back with another re-post; this time for Argento's Suspiria. There are tons of great screengrabs in that post so check it out.
One of my favorite bloggers, Tim Brayton, has written on the subject of Italian horror in the past. Here are links to just a few of his pieces on the subject: Zombi 2, Stagefright, The Beyond, and The House on the Edge of the Park.
Speaking of Deodato's House on the Edge of the Park, House of Self-Indulgence takes a great look at the video nasty, here.
And my brother, Troy, returns with a look at Fellini's Toby Dammit.
Once again, Troy has a great post on a Bava film; this time he covers Kill, Baby, Kill with the usual array of beautiful Bava screenshots. Check it out.
Simon Wright just started his blog, Creatures of Light and Darkness, and I'm honored that the blogathon was the catalyst for his inaugural post as he gives us his take on Argento's seminal Suspiria.
Aaron Fenwick of Tomorrow's Sound for Today's Swinging Generation takes a look at one of my favorite, trashy exploitation zombie flicks, Zombie Holocaust (aka Dr. Butcher M.D.).
Thomas Duke of one of my new favorite blogs I've discovered, Cinema Gonzo, tackles the Ruggero Deodato slasher Body Count. Check it out; it has a ton of great clips throughout the post.
Up at his blog Elusive as Robert Denby, my brother, Troy, has a great post on Bava's Blood and Black Lace (with some amazing screenshots).
A good friend to this blog, J.D. of Radiator Heaven has a great look at Dario Aregento's Phenomena.
Barry P. of Cinematic Catharsis gives us his take on what many consider the last true Italian horror movie, Michele Soavi's Cemetery Man.
Neil Fulwood, of the outstanding blog The Agitation of the Mind, gives us his take one of my dessert island Italian horror flicks with a post on Lucio Fulci's The Beyond.
Michael Parent takes a look at one of the most notorious and infamous Italian horror films, Cannibal Holocaust.
Michael Grover takes a look at one of my favorite Italian cannibal movies, Cannibal Apocalypse.
My brother, Troy, re-posts his epic take on Umberto Lenzi's wonderfully awful Welcome to Spring Break. Lots of great Youtube clips and stills from the movie to check out.
- Director Retrospectives
- Dark Star
- Assault on Precinct 13
- Someone's Watching Me!
- The Fog
- Escape from New York
- The Thing
- Big Trouble in Little China
- Prince of Darkness
- They Live
- Memoirs of an Invisible Man
- Body Bags
- In the Mouth of Madness
- Village of the Damned
- Escape from LA
- Ghosts of Mars
- Masters of Horror
- The Ward
- They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
- Jeremiah Johnson
- The Way We Were
- The Yakuza
- Three Days of the Condor
- Bobby Deerfield
- The Electric Horseman
- Absence of Malice
- Out of Africa
- The Firm
- Random Hearts
- The Interpreter
- Women in Love
- The Devils
- The Music Lovers
- The Boy Friend
- Savage Messiah
- Altered States
- Crimes of Passion
- Lair of the White Worm
- Wall Street
- Talk Radio
- Born on the Fourth of July
- The Doors
- Heaven and Earth
- Natural Born Killers
- Italian Horror
A few notes about how I've cataloged the following: Directors are labeled under their most commonly known name (example: Aristide Massaccesi will be filed under Joe D'Amato). Films are listed under their most commonly known titles with other common alternate titles in parenthesis (example: City of the Living Dead (aka The Gates of Hell)).An Introduction to Italian Horror
The Beyond (Fulci)
Beyond the Darkness (D'Amato)
The Bird With the Crystal Plumage (Argento)
A Blade in the Dark (L. Bava)
Blood and Black Lace (M. Bava)
Burial Ground (aka The Nights of Terror) (Bianchi)
Cannibal Apocalypse (Margheriti)
Cemetery Man (Soavi)
The Church (Soavi)
City of the Living Dead (aka The Gates of Hell) (Fulci)
Deep Red (Argento)
Graveyard Disturbance (L. Bava)
Mother of Tears (Argento)
Murder to the Tune of Seven Black Notes (aka The Psychic) (Fulci)
Nightmare City (Lenzi)
Opera (aka Terror at the Opera) (Argento)
The Perfume of the Lady in Black (Barilli)
The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (Miraglia)
Scorpion with Two Tails (Martino)
Seven Bloodstained Orchids (Lenzi)
The Sect (Soavi)
Stage Fright (aka Deliria) (Soavi)
Zombie Holocaust (aka Dr. Butcher M.D.) (Girolami)
- Summer of Slash
1. Just Before Dawn
2. Visiting Hours
3. Tourist Trap
4. Sleepaway Camp
5. Wolf Creek
6. Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
7. The House on Sorority Row
8. My Bloody Valentine (1981)
9. Alone in the Dark (1982)
10. The Funhouse
12. Slaughter High
13. Cheerleader Camp
14. He Knows You're Alone
15. The Boogeyman (1980)
16. Hell Night
17. Hitcher in the Dark
19. The Final Terror
20. Without Warning (1980)
21. The Burning
22. Nightmares in a Damaged Brain
24. Friday the 13th (1980)
25. Friday the 13th, Part 2
26. Friday the 13th, Part 3
27. Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
28. Friday the 13th wrap-up (Parts 5-10)
- Top 100 Of The 2000s