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Actors in peril: a pseudo slasher and a Giallo

I discovered two films in my Prime watchlist focusing on thespian protagonists, which meant it was double feature time! Jack Rio and Masks are very different films, though. So which did I find more entertaining? JACK RIO (2008) The beginning … Continue reading

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The 90s giallo that’s better viewed as a spoof of 80s giallos…

The Astron 6 boys may have been breaking new ground with their giallo spoof The Editor (blog here), but back in 1996, the giallo disaster Fatal Frames was made. It may have been unwatchable then, but now, despite needing some … Continue reading

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The Astron-6 guys take on Euro horror and giallos

Astron-6, the kings of indie retro horror, have done the whacked grindhouse and exploitation thing. Now, they bring us a film that’s not only a throwback to giallos and Euro horror, but also pokes fun at them. Astron-6 hairy man … Continue reading

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The horror of a 1970s triple feature

Time for some 1970s nightmares: Drive-In Massacre, The Driller Killer, and The House with Laughing Windows. THE DRILLER KILLER (1979) The Driller Killer had a pretty alluring and gross VHS cover when it made its 80s video store debut. The … Continue reading

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