Only watched the first, Tobe Hooper-directed, episode.
I’m very pleased that I get to end my rewatch of Dario’s filmography on a high note and not with Dracula 3D. The 2000s hasn’t been particularly kind to Dario so it’s wonderful to see how the last couple of years have given him the respect he deserves from both fans and critics alike. Not only with the prestige filled career exhibition at the National Museum of Cinema in Turin and the Dario Argento: Doors into Darkness season at the…
Few films have been as instrumental in forming my love of cinema as Mannen på taket. I was far too young to see it when it premiered in 1976 but I’ve got vivid memories of being fascinated by the crashed helicopter on top of the marquee at the cinema Spegeln. Photo here: tinyurl.com/ocf5okw
I first saw it in 1984 when it was broadcast on Swedish tv. My parents wouldn’t let me see the first five minutes and I can certainly…
I happened to be in Turin for the film’s second screening at the Tohorror Fantastic Film Fest and decided to see it based on the positive buzz and reviews from Fantasia Fest.
Unfortunately, I wasn’t as impressed by the film as I had hoped to be. I appreciate the attempt to recreate the childhood fear of the dark, but there just wasn’t enough here for me to justify the running time.
In a short film or video art context,…