giallo

The New York Ripper – Italy, 1982

The New York Ripper – original title: Lo squartatore di New York – is a 1982 Italian giallo horror feature film directed by Lucio Fulci (A Lizard in a Woman’s Skin; Zombie Flesh Eaters; City of the Living Dead; et al) from a screenplay co-written with Gianfranco Clerici, Vincenzo Mannino and Dardano… Read More ›

The Killer Nun – Italy, 1978

The Killer Nun – original title: Suor Omicidi (“Sister Homicide”) – is a 1978 Italian nunsploitation/horror feature film directed by Giulio Berruti from a screenplay co-written with Alberto Tarallo. It is also known as Killer Nun and Deadly Habits. The film’s excellent soundtrack score is by Alessandro Alessandroni (Lady Frankenstein;… Read More ›

Alice, Sweet Alice aka Communion – USA, 1976

‘If you survive this night… nothing will ever scare you again.’ Communion is a 1976 American slasher horror feature film directed by Alfred Sole (Tanya’s Island, Pandemonium) from a screenplay co-written with Rosemary Ritvo. It stars Linda Miller, Paula Sheppard, Brooke Shields and Mildred Clinton. The film was released… Read More ›

Nightmare Beach – Italy/USA, 1988

Nightmare Beach – aka Welcome to Spring Break – is a 1988 Italian-American slasher horror feature film directed by Umberto Lenzi (Cannibal Ferox; Nightmare City; Eyeball) as Harry Kirkpatrick from a screenplay co-written with Vittorio Rambaldi. The movie stars starring Nicolas de Toth, Sarah… Read More ›

Eyeball – Italy/Spain, 1974

‘A blinding vision of horror.’ Eyeball is a 1974 Italian/Spanish giallo horror thriller feature film directed by Umberto Lenzi (Cannibal Ferox; Nightmare City; Knife of Ice; Seven Blood-Stained Orchids) from a screenplay co-written with Félix Tusell. The film’s original Italian title is Gatti rossi… Read More ›

Abrakadabra – Argentina, 2018

Abrakadabra is a 2018 Argentinian horror thriller written and directed by brothers Luciano Onetti and Nicolás Onetti (What the Waters Left Behind). This film is the third entry in the Onetti brothers’ “giallo” trilogy that began with Sonno Profondo (2013)… Read More ›

Close Calls – USA, 2017

‘Poor Morgan. Grounded and alone. With no one to talk to except herself… And the phone.’ Close Calls is a 2017 American horror thriller film written, produced and directed by Richard Stringham (executive producer of 10/31). It stars Jordan Phipps, Greg Fallon, and… Read More ›

Crystal Eyes – Argentina, 2017

Crystal Eyes – original title: Mirada de cristal [“Crystal Look”] – is a 2017 Argentinian giallo horror thriller feature film directed by Ezequiel Endelman and Leandro Montejano from a screenplay by Endelman and Leandro Montejano. The movie stars Silvia Montanari, Anahí Politi and Erika Boveri…. Read More ›

The Crimes of the Black Cat – Italy, 1972

The Crimes of the Black Cat – original title: Sette scialli di seta gialla [“7 Shawls of Yellow Silk”] – is a 1972 Italian ‘giallo’ horror thriller directed by Sergio Pastore from a screenplay co-written with Sandro Continenza (Let Sleeping Corpses Lie) and Giovanni Simonelli. It stars Anthony Steffen, Sylva… Read More ›

Scream – and Die! – UK, 1973

Scream – and Die! – promoted as Scream and Die – is a 1973 British horror thriller feature film directed by Spanish filmmaker José Ramón Larraz [as Joseph Larraz] (Symptoms; Vampyres; Deadly Manor) from a screenplay by Derek Ford (Corruption; Don’t Open Till Christmas, The… Read More ›

Tulpa – Italy, 2012

Tulpa – aka Tulpa – Perdizioni mortali – is a 2012 Italian giallo horror thriller feature film directed by Federico Zampaglione (Shadow) from a screenplay co-written with Giacomo Gensini, based on a story co-written with veteran Dardano Sacchetti (A Bay of Blood; The Beyond; Cannibal Apocalypse; et… Read More ›

Francesca – Argentina, 2015

Francesca is a 2015 Argentinian horror thriller written and directed by Luciano Onetti and produced by Nicolas Onetti, in Italian language. The filmmaking duo also made What the Waters Left Behind and Sonno Profondo in 2013. Francesca had its world premiere at the Sitges Film… Read More ›

Lucio Fulci Poker Cards

Lucio Fulci Poker Cards were produced by UK-based company Gods and Monsters in 2015. It was their first project in conjunction with the Psychotronic Store. 1 High quality plastic-coated poker-sized cards 2. 36 ‘pip’ cards, all featuring artwork from films… Read More ›

Do You Like Hitchcock? – Italy, 2005

Do You Like Hitchcock? – original title: Ti piace Hitchcock? – is a 2005 Italian television giallo thriller feature film directed by Dario Argento. The movie stars Elio Germano, Chiara Conti, Elisabetta Rocchetti, Cristina Brondo and Ivan Morales and features a score by Pino Donaggio (Tourist Trap; Dressed to… Read More ›

Stelvio Cipriani – composer

Stelvio Cipriani – born 20 August 1937, in Rome, died 1 October 2018 – was an Italian composer, mostly of movie soundtracks, many of which were for genre films, including, horror, giallo thrillers and crime films. Cipriani’s output totalled over 200 scores…. Read More ›

The Bloodstained Shadow – Italy, 1978

Solamente nero – released internationally as The Bloodstained Shadow, Bloodstained Shadow and Only Blackness – is a 1978 Italian giallo horror thriller film directed by Antonio Bido, starring Lino Capolicchio, Stefania Casini and Craig Hill. When a young college professor (Lino Capolicchio of… Read More ›

Slice – Thailand, 2009

Slice – original title Cheun – is a 2009 Thai serial killer film directed by Kongkiat Khomsiri (Art of the Devil 2). It stars Chatchai Plengpanich and Arak Amornsupasiri. The police are unable to find or stop a serial killer who targets… Read More ›

Nightmares – Australia, 1980

  ‘Screams of terror… silenced only by the splintering of glass!’ Nightmares – aka Stage Fright – is a 1980 Australian horror film, co-produced and directed by John D. Lamond from a screenplay by Colin Eggleston (Long Weekend; Innocent Prey; Cassandra). The Bernard… Read More ›

Red Nights – France, 2010

Red Nights (French: Les Nuits rouges du Bourreau de Jade) is a 2010 French-Hong Kong film directed by Julien Carbon and Laurent Courtiaud and starring Frédérique Bel, Carrie Ng and Jack Kao. It is an erotic horror thriller. The filmmakers refer to it as a… Read More ›

StageFright – Italy, 1987

StageFright -Aquarius- aka Stage Fright, Bloody Bird, Deliria is a 1987 Italian horror feature film directed by Michele Soavi (Dellamore, Dellamorte; The Sect; The Church). The film stars Barbara Cupisti, David Brandon (Everlake) and Giovanni Lombardo Radice. Scripted by Anthropophagous actor George Eastman (as… Read More ›