It’s a ’70s flashback weekend on the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast, as Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski gaze in wonder at the Technicolor extravagance of SUSPIRIA (1977), Dario Argento’s pulse-pounding cult classic of supernatural horror, starring Jessica Harper, Joan Bennett, and Alida Valli. How does Argento’s extremely stylized vision of violence and terror hold up decades later, and which version should you watch: the American cut available on Netflix Instant View or the original, unexpurgated version on DVD? These answers and other secrets lie behind door with three irises – just turn the blue one…
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In this, our latest podcast, we take an in depth look at the giallo classic Tenebrae and the craptacular Giallo. Both directed by former genius of Italian cinema, Dario Argento. We also chat about House Of The Devil (again), Macauley Culkin, style over substance, who is the actual podcast sidekick, among other bullshit. Feedback, text messages, upcoming releases and technical issues abound.
Spoiler alert for the Giallo review; we spoil the shit out of that bad boy. Deal with it.
Music credits: Because of the Argento theme, Jamie used it as an excuse to take his featured artist and have an all Goblin episode.
Goblin – Profondo Rosso Main Theme Goblin – Supsiria Main Theme Goblin – Tenebrae Main Theme Goblin – Jennifer (Phenomena) Remix
Cult movies, horror, exploitation, world cinema and other genre treats on DVD, Blu-ray and in cinemas. Ben Howard and Dan Auty cast their square eyes over some of the strangest, coolest and scariest movies from around the world
In a special episode of the Electric Sheep Magazine podcast, Alex Fitch talks to director Dario Argento and the prog rock band Goblin.
Alex and Dario talk about the latter’s career from writing Once upon a time in the West to directing his new film Giallo, in an interview recorded at this year’s Cine-Excess festival.
Also, in a Q & A recorded live on stage at the Supersonic music festival in Birmingham, Alex talks to the Italian prog rock band Goblin - Fabio Pignatelli, Massimo Morante, Agostino Marangolo and Maurizio Guarini - about scoring Argento’s films from Profondo Rosso / Deep Red to Non ho sonno / Sleepless