Use the comments section of this post to link to your entries; I will then update the best I can throughout the day. However, the full update will show up each morning around 7 (Pacific), so if you send me your link and don't see it up here right away, it probably just means I'm at work. So, check this post throughout the blogathon for all of the latest links. I'm excited to get this thing started and read people's submissions. My own contributions will go up on the blog at the same time as the updates and will appear beneath the daily links post. All links will appear after the jump...
(Updated 10/31): Happy Halloween, everyone! Final update is posted. Thanks for your contributions, everyone! I will throw up a postscript to this thing tomorrow.
- Last update of the blogathon finds Tim Brayton finishing his look at the Three Mothers trilogy with Mother of Tears. A big thanks to Tim for his constant enthusiasm for this project and his many contributions (this year and in years past).
- My brother Troy has tried two years in a row now to create some kind of epic, authoritarian post on Bruno Mattei's Virus (aka Hell of the Living Dead, Zombie Creeping Flesh), and two years now he has been defeated by the task. I don't blame him. Anyone that spends that much time with a movie that awful is bound to go insane. However, he did have time to edit together this video: Virus in 24 minutes. There you go, all of the film's greatest hits in one glorious video. Thanks, Troy.
- Tim Brayton is back with a look at Inferno, the second film in the Three Mothers trilogy. The third film, Mother of Tears, will be up on his blog sometime later today (unless the amount of suck in that film ended up breaking Tim's brain...then can we really blame him for not posting it?) so check back for updates.
- James R., one of the most prolific contributors of this blogathon, is back with a final contribution: the supernatural The Reincarnation of Isobel. One of the reasons I love this blogathon so much is the diversity of what people choose to write about. I had never really heard of this particular Italian horror film, so I look forward to James' review.
- Jeff Flugel of The Stalking Moon blog writes about Argento's extremely fun Phenomena.
- Roderick Heath is one of my absolute favorite writers on the interwebs, so I'm thrilled to have a contribution from him as he looks at Bava's brilliant Black Sabbath.
- Tim is back for more; this time covering Argento's Three Mothers trilogy. His first post on Suspiria is up now. He also has a gallery of images from the film here. Look for updates throughout the day and tomorrow as he posts his follow up pieces.
- Eric of Dollar Theater Massacre continues his Argento-thon (his post on Phantom of the Opera is coming soon) by posting an interview with the maestro (as well as graciously plugging this blogathon).
- Eric of the blog Dollar Theater Massacre is doing a late-era Argento-thon. So far, he's covered Argento's segment from Two Evil Eyes, Trauma, and The Stendhal Syndrome. Check those out.
- Malte Ringer returns with another entry, this time for Argento's seminal Deep Red.
- Another return contributor (these being his third and fourth submissions!), James R., posts entries on two of my favorite Italian horror movies, Delirira (aka Stage Fright) and The Church.
- Michael Grover writes about Joe D'Amato's Death Smiles at Murder.
- Kevin L. Ferguson gives us some essential reading on the giallo citing such films as Murder to the Tune of Seven Black Notes, Deep Red, and A Lizard in a Woman's Skin.
- Tim Brayton, curator of one of the finest blogs in all of the 'sphere, tackles a Sergio Martino's Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, which is surely one of the most gloriously long-winded titles in the history of a subgenre that is filled with gloriously long-winded titles.
- Bryce Wilson writes about Fulci's final film (produced by Joe D'Amato, no less!) Door Into Silence. I'd also like to plug Bryce's E-book Son of Danes Macabre. I've read the first couple of pages (which you can read, too, by clicking on that link), and Bryce's work is great as usual. I mean, if you've read his blog, Things That Don't Suck, then you know that this is totally worth the $2.99. Check it out.
- Barry P. of Cinematic Catharsis writes about Lamberto Bava's Demons.
- Oh man do we have a couple of good ones to start your day off with: first, The Film Connoisseur contributes for the third year with a look at so-bad-it's-good Mattei/Fragasso zombie classic, Hell of the Living Dead.
- Second post for the morning is from Peter Nellhaus, author of one of my favorite blogs Coffee, Coffee, Coffee, who once again has been kind enough to contribute something to the blogathon. This year he covers the wacky Autoposy.
- James R. of the Cameraman's Revenge blog is back with another contribution; this time he takes a look at the wonderfully titled The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave.
- Malte Ringer chimes in with a great take on one of my favorite, underrated, giallo/slasher hybrids, Torso.
- James R. offers up his succinct and salient take on the seminal Blood and Black Lace.
- Neil Fulwood is the first to submit something with his take on Lenzi's exuberantly titled Eaten Alive!
- Not official entries into the blogathon, but a great way to kick of the links. Yum-Yum, author of one of my favorite blogs The House of Self Indulgence, gave me permission to link to a bunch of their entries, and boy do they have a plethora of Italian horror reviews. In just the past month or so, they've covered: Lenzi's Eaten Alive!, Deodato's Jungle Holocaust, and Soavi's Deliria and The Church. There is a ton more Italian goodness to be mined at that fine blog. Check it out.