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 […]

UK Blu-Ray Review: New York Ripper

New York Ripper (L’Eventreuer De New York) (1982) Distributor: Shameless Screen Entertainment Blu-Ray Release Date (UK): 27 June 2011 Directed by: Lucio Fulci Starring: Jack Hedley, Almanta Keller, Alexandra Delli Colli Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi A maniac terrorises New York City, slicing up attractive young women and taunting the police with bizarre phone calls. The […]

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 […]

DVD Review: Fulci’s ‘The Beyond’

The Beyond (AKA E tu vivrai nel terrore – L’aldilà/7 Doors of Death) (1981) Distributor: Arrow Video DVD/Blu-ray Release Date: 14th March 2011 Directed by: Lucio Fulci Starring: Catriona MacColl, David Warbeck, Cinzia Moreale Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi What can one really say about Lucio Fulci without resorting to hyperbole? Be it through over-stating his […]

UK DVD Review: A Bay of Blood

A Bay of Blood (AKA Twitch of the Death Nerve/Reazione a Catena/Carnage/Bloodbath/Many, many more…) (1971) Distributor: Arrow Video DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date (UK): 13th December 2010 Directed by: Mario Bava Starring: Claudine Auger, Luigi Pustilli, Claudio Camaso, Anna Maria Rosati Review by: Ben Bussey Deep in an idyllic wilderness lies a serene, unspoiled bay. Amongst all […]