31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 18 – Crawlspace (1986)

This is a creepy little film starring a very creepy Klaus Kinski as Karl Guenther - the son of a Nazi doctor who captures young women and slowly tortures them to death. He watches them through his 'crawlspace'  - an air vent - and is a voyeur like Norman Bates in Psycho. It feels quite … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 18 – Crawlspace (1986)

31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 8 – Blood and Black Lace (1964)

From the godfather of giallo Mario Bava, Blood and Black Lace is one of the most stylish of the Italian horror genre; it sets the colour scheme of giallo, the brutal close-up and lingering murders of pretty young things and dramatic plot. A masked killer is stalking and killing young fashion models. All the victims … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 8 – Blood and Black Lace (1964)

31 Days of Halloween – Day 6 – Suspiria (1977)

Dario Argento's masterpiece is one of the finest horror films ever made - an audio and visual feast and completely, completely mad. American ballet student Suzy (Jessica Harper) travels to Munich, Germany, to attend a prestigious ballet school. The ballet school is run by - well, that'd be telling. With the haunting soundtrack of Goblin … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween – Day 6 – Suspiria (1977)

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

The second film in the recently released double bill Dual-Format Blu-Ray and DVD ‘Killer Dames: Two Gothic Chillers by Emilio P. Miraglia’, this is a kinky little affair with great style and glorious giallo thrills. Anthony Steffan plays Alan, an aristocrat who has been released from a mental institution following the death of his wife … Continue reading The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

Review: The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972)

Recently released by Arrow Video as part of the double bill Dual-Format Blu-Ray and DVD 'Killer Dames: Two Gothic Chillers by Emilio P. Miraglia', The Red Queen Kills Seven Times is a captivating Italian giallo movie that explores a hundred year-cycle curse from a family painting where a Red Queen rises to...you've guessed it... kill … Continue reading Review: The Red Queen Kills Seven Times (1972)