Keyword : Horror
An interview with David Grieco, Italian director of serial killer film Evilenko.
In-depth review of uncompromising fact-based serial killer film, Evilenko.
A psychoanalytical defense of Dario Argento against claims of misogyny.
An overview analysis of Spain's enfant terrible, unique auteruist Agustin Villaronga, director of In A Glass Cage, 99.9, and others.
An in-depth review essay of the notorious horror film In a Glass Cage, released on DVD by Cult Epics.
An in-depth interview with co-writer and co-director of the Canadian noirish horror film Eternal.
An in-depth report on the Fantasia International film festival, with a focus on the Thai films, the shorts, and some impressive US films.
A theoretical analysis of the value of Gus Van Sant's Psycho.
Dario Argento lives up to his often noted and inappropriate monicker, The Italian Hitchcock.
An in-depth interview with Brazil's horror master Jose Mojica Marins.
An review of the Jose Mojica Marins DVD box-set.
Festival report on the 15th edition of the San Sebastian Horror fest.
I was fortunate to catch this low budget chiller at a late night screening at Montreal’s Cinema du Parc theatre on April 23, 2004. It had been a long time since I had seen this film, but for reasons soon apparent, it has remained finely etched in my memory.
Part-two of Fantasia Festival report.
Fantasia is back after a one year hiatus, stonger than ever.
Can a series of fascinating lectures make for a good book?
With Gus Van Sant currently on the hard road back to relevance - the gnomic, impressive achievement that was Gerry (2002) having been so closely followed by his Cannes triumph with Elephant (2003) - the time may be ripe to revisit one of his most eccentric and reviled (and very nearly forgotten) projects, his 1998 near-shot-for-shot remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho.
Gus Van Sant's re-appropriation of Hitchcock's classic is given another (close) look.
Cult classic of the 1970s rediscovered and gets a small theatrical and DVD release.
Our man in Italy visits Spain's horror and fantasy festival extravaganza.