From the opening moments of The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (turning 48 today!), we are firmly planted in the world of Dario Argento. A black cloaked, black-gloved figure sits before a typewriter, methodically plucking away at the keys. We abruptly cut to a beautiful, dark-haired woman walking through the streets of Rome unknowingly being photographed from […]
Fresh off their US Blu-ray debut of Dario Argento’s Opera, Doppelgänger Releasing and Scorpion Releasing have announced that they’re bringing Michele Soavi’s 1989 film The Church, produced by Argento, to Blu-ray on March 20, 2018. This will be the US Blu-ray debut of the film. Show More Summary
Dario Argento, as I’ve said many times before, is a part of my Filmmaker Holy Trinity which is rounded out by George Romero and Wes Craven. My personal reverence for this trifecta of brilliant minds cannot be overstated. Not only did they shape my love for the horror genre but together they helped define my […]
Hands down one of my favorite horror films of all time is director Dario Argento's DEEP RED (aka Profondo Rosso). It's the film that gave me my love of giallos and if you didn't know, I'm a massive giallo fan. And I consider...Show More Summary
Dario Argento's last truly great movie finally comes to Blu-ray in the US. Read more...
The Sect – the third film from Dario Argento disciple Michele Soavi – is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on February 27th. The film – which was co-written and co-produced by the maestro of horror, Argento – finds schoolteacher Miriam (Kelly Lee Curtis) the focus of a Satanic cult after a seemingly accidental incident. Show More Summary
Earlier this year, Arrow Video released Dario Argento’s The Bird with the Crystal Plumage on Blu-ray (read our review), offering it up as a limited edition. If you missed out, have no fear, as they’re soon giving the film a standard Blu-ray/DVD release! Just announced today, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage will be a dual […]
Dario Argento’s masterpiece, Suspiria, has been discussed plenty here recently. A large part of that is because it’s an incredible film, but it’s also due to the fact that a number of long-awaited Blu-ray releases are in the works. Arguably the most highly anticipated release is that from Synapse. Back in August we shared all the […]
Legendary director Dario Argento’s classic giallo Opera is coming to North America in a remastered/restored edition in high definition. When young opera singer Betty (Cristina Marsillach, Every Time We Say Goodbye) takes over the leading...Show More Summary
As you can imagine, I'm a die-hard fan of director Dario Argento. And I firmly believe one of his best films is 1987's OPERA. Don't believe me? Check out the Arrow's 10/10 review of the film yourself right HERE. If you're as big a fan of OPERA as The Arrow and I am - or have somehow never seen the flick - we have good news as the movie will... Read More...
Doppelgänger Releasing and Scorpion Releasing have just announced the U.S. Blu-ray debut of Dario Argento’s Opera (1987) on January 23, 2018. Best known for his work in the horror and thriller genres and regarded as one of the most influential artists of the past half-century, Italian filmmaker Dario Argento’s 1987 cult classic film OPERA will make a fresh new […]
We’ve been talking about Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino’s new take on Dario Argento’s Suspiria for some time now, but it’s been a while since we’ve been provided with an update. We know that filming is complete, so what’s the status of the project? And what can we expect from it? Speaking with Criterion, Guadagnino brought […]
Dario Argento’s masterpiece, Suspiria, is just as popular as it’s ever been. 4K versions of the film are currently playing in various theaters all over the world and it seems like virtually every week we learn of a new screening. In addition to the theatrical run there have been a number of different Blu-ray releases […]
25. SUSPIRA A German ballet school is the setting for this lurid Italian thriller by giallo master Dario Argento. 24. GREEN ROOM A young punk band, playing a gig at a remote bar in the Pacific Northwest, run afoul of neo-nazi skinheads. 23. THE ORPHANAGE A family takes up residence in a former orphanage where […]
One of the hardest things to depict onscreen is anything related to Hell, which is why I love films like Hellraiser, The Ninth Gate, Angel Heart and The Devil’s Advocate. It’s unbelievably hard to make these films realistic and haunting, yet some filmmakers find that sweet spot right in the middle. Two other classics are […]
The films of Italian director Dario Argento are hard to classify because they don't fit neatly into any one genre- on the one hand they're definitely full of horror elements, but films like Profondo Rosso (Deep Red) could be considered Crime Thrillers. Show More Summary
The most famous name among them is actress Asia Argento, Italian horror director Dario Argento's daughter....
Only one festival in Los Angeles can bring together Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dario Argento, Tommy Wiseau and Yorgos Lanthimos. Beyond Fest has fast become a fan favorite that provides a home to classic horror and action movies and the newer works of younger filmmakers who have followed in their wake....
n 1977 Suspiria stunned cinemagoers around the world. Now, forty years later, CultFilms is proud to terrify audiences once again with the dazzling 4K restoration of Dario Argento‘s groundbreaking masterpiece. Italian horror auteur Dario Argento unleashed the ultimate cult film with his visionary symphony of terror, Suspiria. Show More Summary
Horror fans nationwide are in for a real treat this October, as Regal Cinemas rolls out “HorrorFest 2017,” a month-long program 12 horror classics, from the ‘30s through the ’80, including the new 4K restoration of Dario Argento’s Suspiria. It’s a killer line-up – and a labor of love for one horror filmmaker and fanatic. […]