31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 9 – The Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971)

Day 9 of Shocktober and we're on our second night of giallo with Dario Argento's The Cat o' Nine Tails - it's not up there as one of our Argento classics and he admits he doesn't rate it that highly either, saying it's the least favourite of his movies. It's overlong and a bit dull … Continue reading 31 Days of Streaming Halloween – Day 9 – The Cat o’ Nine Tails (1971)

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Horror scene stealers #1 – the studious cat in Inferno (1980)

Animals in Dario Argento films don't tend to do very well - cats get drowned, guide dogs get spooky and kill their owners and we won't talk about the monkey in Phenomena. Actually, he does ok. One of the most resplendent and scene stealing moggies in film is Ania Pieroni's cat in Inferno. Mark (Leigh … Continue reading Horror scene stealers #1 – the studious cat in Inferno (1980)

31 scary movie moments – 20) The body under the water in Inferno (1980)

Part 2 of Dario Argento's Three Mothers trilogy, Inferno has some standout, influential scenes and is bathed in the usual colours of red, blue and black that are staple in his seminal films. There's also the trademark 'complex mystery, bathed in blood' as a brother - Mark (Leigh McCloskey) - searches for his sister, Rose … Continue reading 31 scary movie moments – 20) The body under the water in Inferno (1980)