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  • The Bloodhound
  • Hard Labor
  • Annette
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  • Francesca

    ★★

  • The Bloodhound

    ★★★★★

  • City of the Living Dead

    ★★

  • Autopsy

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  • Ghosthouse

    Ghosthouse

    A bargain basement Poltergeist ripoff (which also throws a psychotic killer into the mix, because sure why not?) which also inexplicably doubled as an unofficial Evil Dead sequel in Italy to apparent commercial success (lol). The schlockiest of schlock, in other words, one strictly for the "so bad it's good" crowd. Well, you're welcome to this one fellas. I think I'm at a phase in my life where I don't get much out of laughing ironically at movies, and most…

  • StageFright: Aquarius

    StageFright: Aquarius

    ★★★

    A lot of goofy, ridiculous nonsense, of course, but it's all so well done for what it is that if anything it just underlines how inept so much of the genre is by comparison, even most of the more celebrated gialli by Soavi's mentor Dario Argento (after watching this I felt completely vindicated for giving The Bird with Crystal Plummage such a tepid rating). Although, I'm not even sure if this technically counts as a giallo, since there's no black-gloved…

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  • Audition

    Audition

    When Harry Met Salò.

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    (I was originally planning on writing my review as an open letter to Hitchcock himself, which I might still do at some point, but this will suffice for now. The only part I regret not including was a question asking him how he'd like to be addressed. Hitch? Alfred? Al? Mr. Cock?)

    Reading that Orson Welles apparently hated this makes me so happy, especially when you consider that The Immortal Story is kind of the same thing except actually good...…