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  • Eye in the Labyrinth 1972

    ★★½ Watched 22 Nov, 2014

    Eye in the Labyrinth looks and feels like a giallo, but, as with Spasmo, it isn't really part of that genre. There is a mystery, but it doesn't involve a series of killings – just a missing person who may or may not have been murdered. It wasn't entirely uninteresting, but I think if Eye in the Labyrinth had been a more traditional giallo with the various eccentric characters getting bumped off one by one, it would have better held my attention.

  • A Quiet Place to Kill 1970

    ★★★½ Watched 21 Nov, 2014

    Another solid giallo from director Umberto Lenzi and starring Carroll Baker. It's better than Knife of Ice and So Sweet... So Perverse, but not as entertainingly trashy as Orgasmo. It's also often confused with the latter film, because the U.S. title of Orgasmo was "Paranoia". Anyway, this one is a twist on Diabolique – very predictable, but fairly suspenseful nonetheless.

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  • Sleepaway Camp 1983

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 25 May, 2014 4

    Sleepaway Camp will always hold a special place in my heart, because I'll never forget renting the VHS from the video store years ago. I was young and didn't have access to the Net back then, so I knew absolutely nothing about this movie when I picked the box up off the shelf. The lack of photos from the movie on the back cover didn't help either, but the phony letter from a frightened camper printed on the back in…

  • Dreamaniac 1986

    ★★½ Rewatched 28 Jul, 2013 17

    I don't know why this movie gets as much hate as it does. Sure, it's bad, but it's also fairly amusing, which I think was intentional. Often it seemed like 'Dreamaniac' was supposed to be a horror-comedy, and not many people seem to pick up on that. I'm going to guess that a big reason this movie doesn't have a cult following like 'The Last Slumber Party' is because horror fans are generally comprised of straight men. 'Dreamaniac' was directed…