Tag: luciofulci

Santiago Horror 2020: Festival Goes Virtual With World Premieres of SKY SHARKS, THE DEEP ONES And Local Film SEJI

Festival season is kind of back, for better or worse. Films are finding spots on the circuit as more festivals adopt the virtual experience where possible.    Our friends at the Santiago Horror Film Festival in Chile have announced this...

NYC Happenings: Far-Ranging Lucio Fulci Retro at Anthology

It’s not an entirely rhetorical question:  if you showed a bunch of Lucio Fulci movies to audiences that had never seen anything by him, could they detect that they were all directed by the same person? I’m guessing they would,...

Mondo - Fantastic Fest 2016 Review: Fabio Frizzi Scores THE BEYOND Live

Photo of Frizzi and band at the San Diego show by Emilie Black of EmyBPhoto. When it comes to horror --- specifically weird Italian horror --- Fabio Frizzi is a household name, nearly synonymous with the director of the films...

The Future of Horror (won’t be found in the US)

While horror films have been dominated by American directors and films, most casual horror fans seem to forget that some of the most unique, frightening and innovative horror films spawned from countries other than the US. Italy of course played...

Now on Blu-ray: Grindhouse Releasing's CAT IN THE BRAIN Will Have Fans Purring

Italian director Lucio Fulci had a 40-year career that saw him working in every conceivable film genre. However, no matter how varied his work was, he will always be remembered as the Godfather of Gore. Fulci's horror films, starting with...

Giveaway: Win Lucio Fulci's A LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN On Blu-ray from Mondo Macabro And ScreenAnarchy

Today marks the release of Mondo Macabro's wonderful Blu-ray for Lucio Fulci's A Lizard in a Woman's Skin. Earlier today we posted a review, but the crux of it is that you want this disc if you're a horror or...

Now on Blu-ray: A LIZARD IN A WOMAN'S SKIN From Mondo Macabro

This week home video specialists Mondo Macabro release one of their highest profile Blu-ray titles yet, Lucio Fulci's 1971 giallo A Lizard in a Woman's Skin. The film has long been on collectors' most wanted lists for an HD upgrade,...

Frizzi 2 Fulci: From Mondo, Death Waltz, And Beyond Fest

Rejoice, Italian gore, horror, and giallo lovers!. The maestro of Italian genre soundtracks, Fabio Frizzi, is coming to the US to perform live! The weirdos over at Mondo and Death Waltz have come together to bring the maestro to Los...

Fantaspoa 2015 Dispatch: Frizzi 2 Fulci Live Concert

Fantaspoa's homage to Fabio Frizzi, the main composer for the legendary Italian horror filmmaker Lucio Fulci, came to an end on Sunday evening (May 24) with an intimate yet extraordinary concert by Frizzi himself at the Centro Santander Cultural. Around...

THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY Blu-ray Review

Before he moved into the ultra-gore films for which he's best known now, Lucio Fulci was on the giallo bandwagon, like many Italian filmmakers.  However, following the runaway success of his Romero rip-off, Zombi 2 (Zombie, Zombie Flesh Eaters, Etc...)...

[UPDATE: Pre-order Link/Restoration Video] We Are Going To Eat You, In High Definition! ZOMBIE Comes To 2 Disc Blu-ray October 25th

[Subsequent update! Amazon has a pre-order link AND Blue Underground have posted a neat little video showing part of the restoration process for Zombie.  Cool stuff for video geeks!  The brand new ZOMBIE restoration premieres next week at Fantastic Fest!][Update...

Blue Underground Invites You To THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY, On Blu-ray 9/27

Blue Underground are one of the many home video labels out there doing fantastic work, and that makes me extremely excited for this announcement.  On September 27th, they'll be releasing Lucio Fulci's The House by the Cemetery on a brand...

THE BEYOND Blu-ray Review

The Beyond is one of my very favorite films.  In my opinion, it is Lucio Fulci's masterpiece, better than anything he'd done before or after.  As such, I was ecstatic when Arrow Video revealed to me last Fall that they...

Arrow Video Announces THE BEYOND Blu And More!

I announced this here a while ago, but the news just became more official.  Arrow Video have posted the Rick Melton's custom cover art and specs for their world exclusive Blu-ray presentation of The Beyond.  In my opinion, this film...

ScreenAnarchy Top Kills: THE BEYOND

Lucio Fulci's magnum opus makes its second appearance in the Top Kills for a rather unorthodox scene.  Not every memorable kill is the result of man-on-man violence, nor even beast-on-man violence.  Sometimes it is just enough to get someone freaked...