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Heat and Lust

Advantages: Good Story, good acting, ground breaking film
Disadvantages: Sound quality on the DVD

Many people will have heard of “The Postman Always Rings Twice” both as a novel by James M. Cain and for the film adaptations made in 1946 starring Lana Turner and John Garfield and the later remake in 1981 with Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange, but many ...

Mauri 16.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Ossessione (Subtitled) (DVD)

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Non Ho Sonno

Advantages: Tremendous Rip Roaring Horror
Disadvantages: Overpriced

How And Why Sleepless Was Made -------------------------------------------- Dario Argento started his working life on spaghetti westerns; his collaboration with Sergio Leone on Once Upon A Time In The West is possibly his best known monie of that gen ...

sghawken 13.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Sleepless (DVD)

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Sleepless is vintage scary Argento

Advantages: Terrifying murders, great soundtrack
Disadvantages: Dubbed English makes the actors seem wooden

A series of grisly murders in the Italian city of Turin lead the police to believe a copycat serial killer is at large, recreating the infamous “dwarf murders” of thirteen years ago. The original detective Moretti (Max Von Sydow), now retired and hampered ...

gazhack 15.05.2011 · Read full review
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From the bowels of the earth they came to collect the living...

Advantages: Good zombies, good gore, good horror
Disadvantages: Plot a bit weak at the end, the lead actor is awful

A film-only review. I avoided the old region 2 Vipco release as it’s probably cut, and imported a copy from America. A newly released two-disk version, currently £10 on amazon, looks promising and there’s a blu-ray edition for £13. Wait for them to come d ...

hogsflesh 01.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of City Of The Living Dead (DVD)

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The Gates Of Hell Have Opened

Advantages: A Great Scary Movie
Disadvantages: A rather unexplainable end.

City Of The Living Dead (which really was a village or at the most a town) is another great Lucio Fulci Masterpiece. The story begins with a seance which goes abit amiss, when the host played by Catriona MacColl drops down dead. A local reporter immed ...

sghawken 31.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of City Of The Living Dead (DVD)

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