Tag Archives: giallo

‘Slash Production’: Objectifying the serial ‘kiler’ in Euro-Cult Cinema fan production.

I have recently had a chapter published in Alzena MacDonald’s edited collection Murders and Acquisitions: Representations of the Serial Killer in Popular Culture.  The abstract for the chapter is as follows: In early 2003 a film called Fantom Kiler (1998) … Continue reading

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The Cat o’ Nine Tails (Dario Argento, 1971)

There have been a few reviewers online who have slated this disc, believing that Blue Underground have added added artificial grain to the picture. Not being one to fuss over such trivial matters, I am eager to see how this release improves upon t… Continue reading

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Death Laid an Egg (aka La Morte ha Fatto l’Uovo, Giulio Questi, 1968)

Giulio Questi’s surreal giallo has been recently released on DVD in Italy. The good news is that it improves upon the Japanese DVD release by presenting the film in 16×9 enhanced widescreen. The picture quality is decent, not remastered but appear… Continue reading

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Orgasmo (aka Paranoia, Umberto Lenzi, 1969)

All of Lenzi’s gialli are now available on DVD although some, like this one, are not English friendly. The presentation of the film on this DVD is very poor indeed, having no 16×9 enhancement or digital remastering. 01 Distribution’s recent releas… Continue reading

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Deep Red (aka Profondo Rosso, Dario Argento, 1975) on Blu-Ray

It is fitting that my first Blu-Ray purchase of 2011 is my all time favourite film. Early reviews of this Blu-Ray have been positive, mentioning the welcome presence of grain and the extra detail offered. I will be giving it a spin shortly. Though… Continue reading

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Tropic of Cancer aka Al tropico del cancro (Gian Paolo Lomi / Edoardo Mulargia, 1972) coming to DVD

I am pleased to find that another one of my past fan DVD projects will be rendered obsolete as the German label Camera Obscura have announced that they will be releasing the giallo Tropic of Cancer on DVD later this year. It would be good if the a… Continue reading

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Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (Lucio Fulci, 1971) DVD Promo

Promo for the forthcoming Optimum DVD release of Lizard in a Woman’s Skin (Lucio Fulci, 1971). From what I have read online it looks to be a winner. Continue reading

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Code Red to release The Dead Are Alive (aka The Etruscan Kills Again, Armando Crispino, 1972)

The American DVD label Code Red have announced that they are releasing the underrated giallo The Dead Are Alive, more commonly known as The Etruscan Kills Again, in July. This is a welcome surprise given that Code Red’s releases have been intermit… Continue reading

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Giallo T-Shirts

Summer must be on its way as several of my recent posts have been about Euro-Cult inspired T-Shirts. Actually, it has more to do with my doctoral research but it is nice to think that Summer is finally on the way. On Friday I received The Bird Wit… Continue reading

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My First T-Shirt Design

One of the chapters of my PhD thesis investigates t-shirt production in the Euro-Cult cinema fan community. Having being inspired by Jonny’s excellent T-Shirt designs over at the lovelockandload and the more unusual designs over at Giallo T-Shirts… Continue reading

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