Tag: Dario Argento

Lights, Dance, Death: Body Movements and Color in Dario Argento’s ‘Suspiria’

“Dario Argento’s ‘Suspiria’ contorts the abjection of horror through a kaleidoscope of popping color.”

Suspiria Movie Review - 2018 Luca Guadagnino Film

London Film Festival 2018 Review: Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Suspiria’

“A swirling, tumbling vision of Cold War paranoia and coven politics, ‘Suspiria’ will both astound and baffle; the conflict that defines its muted streets, full of uneasy dreams and restless feet, will come to bear on its audience and their nightmares.”

Arrow Video FrightFest Review: Ezequiel Endelman and Leandro Montejano’s ‘Crystal Eyes’

“A loving tribute to the days of switchblades and shoulder pads, ‘Crystal Eyes’ gives credence to the giallo genre through its tongue-in-cheek absurdity and commitment to the transitory styles that defined its later years.”

Four Flies on Grey Velvet Movie Essay - 1971 Dario Argento Film

Seeing the Giallo Truth in Dario Argento’s ‘Four Flies on Grey Velvet’

“One of the great characteristics of ‘Four Flies on Grey Velvet’ and numerous other giallo films is their willingness to destabilize traditional notions of subjectivity.”

The Digital Perverse: Dario Argento’s ‘Dracula 3D’

“This filmmaker’s oeuvre has never been a showcase of ‘good taste’ or conventional demonstrations in character/story development, so why should we expect him to play by the rules now?”

Inferno Movie Essay - 1980 Dario Argento Film

The Haunted House Heartbeat in Dario Argento’s ‘Inferno’

“The real strength of ‘Inferno’ is the dominant sense of terror that Argento creates through his mastery of physical space (shaded by bright reds and blues, contrastive images of grandeur and decay in the production design)…”

The Aural Horrors of Dario Argento’s ‘Suspiria’

“Can hearing something be scarier than seeing something?”

Stranger With My Face Festival 2016: ‘Evolution’ and ‘The Love Witch’

“Horror and femininity run hand in hand.”

SANFIC 11: Kill (f)or Love: Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s ‘The Assassin’

Jaime Grijalba on Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine