Berberian Sound Studio.

I first experienced Italian Giallo cinema nearly two years ago when I sat in the Hyde Park Picture House at Halloween and witnessed Dario Argento’s Suspiria. The sounds of smashing glass, gruesome screams and the violent musical score were some of the most enchanting elements of the film. The bright crimsons that splashed onto the screen … Continue reading

Westworld.

When a film promises rogue cowboy robots, there is destined to be a particularly high level of enjoyment. Westworld explores the chaos that follows when the robots that operate on a futuristic, fantasy amusement park suffer a serious malfunction. The film opens with an advertisement for ‘Delos’ the amusement park that costs guests $1000 dollars … Continue reading

Carrie.

In recent years we have been exposed to countless remakes of horror films. The majority of the horror films that are being churned out seem to be “re-imaginings” of American horror films from the nineteen seventies. Rob Zombie’s dull reworking of John Carpenter’s Halloween has led to the birth of a completely new and separate franchise of the terrifying … Continue reading