if you were the only suspect in a senseless bloodbath - would you be standing in the horror section?
Day 3 of the #OctoberFilmChallenge involves Mario Bava's BLOOD AND BLACK LACE.
Visually, this is one of the more stunning films I have seen - the use of colour, the set pieces, the framing and the lighting. Doubled with the stylish soundtrack, these were the two aspects that stood out more.
As for everything else "Blood and Black Lace" may have been original, inventive and stylish in its day, but unfortunately that sort of day has long since come and…
John Carpenter’s iconic classic of murder and mayhem still stands almost forty years later as considered one of the greatest films of all time. A pioneering achievement that shows how every cliché and trope of the slasher genre can be performed with class and craft. Carpenter’s highly influential slasher is an excellent example of low budget film making. Not only a must see movie for horror fans, but it’s also a perfect example of Carpenter’s directorial talent and a massive…
Day 2 of the #OctoberFilmChallenge and I chose Lucio Fulci's THE NEW YORK RIPPER from my list of suggestions. Giallo films are something I am looking forward to delving right into in November and I thought I'd get a taste of it at about 8am this morning when I woke up.. kind of pleased I did.. but also kind of grossed out.
Fulci's THE NEW YORK RIPPER is an incredibly nasty thriller absolutely filled with sadistic sexual violence and gore.…