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  • Dark Glasses

    ★★★

  • Touch of Evil

    ★★★★

  • Haunts

    ★★★

  • They Talk

    ★★

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  • Dark Glasses

    Dark Glasses

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dark Glasses is Dario Argento’s first film in a decade, since Dracula 3D, and much ink and pixels have been spilled discussing just as much when Argento peaked as the peaks themselves.

    To those who don’t have a watchlist of giallo films in the hundreds, a quick reminder that while the genre didn’t start with the Italian director — you can look at them as an Italian mashup of Hitchcock films, the books of Edgar Wallace and Agatha Christie, filtered…

  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Universal-International wanted to adapt Whit Masterson's novel Badge of Evil and hired Charlton Heston as the star, Albert Zugsmith as the producer and Paul Monash as the writer.

    Heston asked that Orson Welles direct the movie. He joined the project and rewrote the script, appears in the movie and directed the film. He also asked that the actors be part of the process, with Janet Leigh saying, "We rewrote most of the dialogue, all of us, which was also unusual,…

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  • Name Above Title

    Name Above Title

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Known in Portugal as Um Fio de Baba Escarlate (A Scarlet Little Thread), this 59-minute film has no spoken dialogue and tells the story of a serial killer whose latest kill is interrupted when a woman throws herself off a balcony and lands next to him. As he embraces her, she whispers something to him and he gives her a last kiss before she dies.

    That act causes his life to be forever changed, as a crowd complete with smartphones…

  • Zombie Flesh Eaters

    Zombie Flesh Eaters

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Zombi 2 has nothing to do with Dawn of the Dead, which was re-edited by co-producer Dario Argento, rescored by Goblin and released in Italy as Zombi. It was a huge success and nothing succeeds like more, more and more. As Italian copyright law allows any film to be marketed as a sequel to another work, producer Fabrizio De Angelis quickly decided that it was time to make that sequel.

    Originally, Enzo G. Castellari (1990: The Bronx Warriors, Warriors of the…