Abertoir Horror Festival 2017 hosting Italian genre legends

In the wake of FrightFest, the UK horror film festival season really begins in earnest, and at Warped Perspective one of our favourites is Abertoir, the international horror festival of Wales. (Full disclosure for those who don’t already know: our writer Nia Edwards-Behi is the festival’s co-director.) Abertoir is always a celebration of horror cinema […]

The Strange Vice Of Mrs Wardh (1971)

Shameless have been spoiling us lately with Blu-ray releases of gialli in their catalogue, previously released as DVD only. The latest is another of Sergio Martino’s distinctive gialli, The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh, which not only marks his first foray into the giallo, but his first collaboration with the iconic Edwige Fenech. While Bava […]

Blu-ray Review: All the Colours of the Dark (1972)

Pardon me for opening on what will sound like a splurge of smug self-congratulation, but… as a lifelong film enthusiast with a master’s degree in cult film and television, and almost a decade’s experience publishing horror reviews online, some part of me will occasionally feel I warrant being classed as a genre expert of some […]

UK Blu-Ray Review: Dario Argento’s ‘Tenebrae’

Tenebrae (1982) Distributor: Arrow Blu-Ray/DVD Release Date: 27th June 2011 Directed by: Dario Argento Starring: Anthony Franciosa, John Saxon, Daria Nicolodi, Veronica Lario Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi It’s possible for Dario Argento’s body of work to be considered as being markedly in decline, post-Tenebrae. Despite some solid films – Phenomena, Terror at the Opera, Sleepless […]

Blu-Ray Review: The Bird With The Crystal Plumage

The Bird With The Crystal Plumage (1970) Distributor: Arrow Blu-Ray Release Date: 23 May 2011 Directed by: Dario Argento Starring: Tom Musante, Suzy Kendall, Enrico Maria Salerno Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi Looking back at Dario Argento’s first film in light of his later output is something of a bittersweet experience. Where more recent offerings from […]

UK DVD Review: Deep Red

Deep Red (Profondo Rosso) (1975) Distributor: Arrow DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date: 3rd January 2011 Directed by: Dario Argento Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Meril Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi Say the name Dario Argento and chances are one of two films will spring to mind first: Suspiria, his lurid masterpiece of the supernatural, or […]