Movie Discussion: Mario Bava’s Twitch of the Death Nerve [Ecologia del delitto] (1971)

Monthly Theme: Video Nasties The Film: Twitch of the Death Nerve Alternative titles: A Bay of Blood, Blood Bath Italian title: Ecologia del delitto Alternative Italian title: Reazione a catena Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: September 8, 1971 Date of U.S. release: May 3, 1972 Studio: Nuova Linea Cinematografica Distributer: Hallmark Releasing […]

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Movie Discussion: Ruggero Deodato’s Cannibal Holocaust (1980)

Monthly Theme: Video Nasties The Film: Cannibal Holocaust Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: February 7, 1980 Date of U.S. release: July 11, 1980 Studio: F.D. Cinematografica Distributer: Transcontinental [dubbed] Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $100,000 (estimated) Director: Ruggero Deodato Producers: Franco Di Nunzio & Franco Palaggi Screenwriter: Gianfranco Clerici Adaptation? No. Cinematography: Sergio […]

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Movie Discussion: Michele Soavi’s Cemetery Man [Dellamorte Dellamore] (1994)

Monthly Theme: Zombies The Film: Cemetery Man Country of origin: Italy Italian title: Dellamorte Dellamore Date of Italian release: March 25, 1994 Date of U.S. release: April 26, 1996 Studio: Canal +, et al. Distributer: October Films Domestic Gross: $250,000 Budget: $4 million (estimated) Director: Michele Soavi Producers: Dino Di Dionisio, et al. Screenwriters: Giovanni Romoli […]

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Movie Discussion: Lamberto Bava’s Demons [Dèmoni] (1985)

Monthly Theme: Splatter The Film: Demons Italian title: Dèmoni Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: October 4, 1985 Date of U.S. release: May 30, 1986 Studio: DACFILM Rome Distributer: Ascot Films Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $1.8 million Director: Lamberto Bava Producer: Dario Argento Screenwriters: Dario Argento, Lamberto Bava, Franco Ferrini & Dardano Sacchetti […]

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Movie Discussion: Dario Argento’s Deep Red [Profondo rosso] (1975)

Monthly Theme: Giallo The Film: Deep Red Country of origin: Italy Italian title: Profondo Rosso Alternate title: The Hatchet Murders (censored version) Date of Italian release: March 7, 1975 Date of U.S. release: June 11, 1976 Studio: Rizzoli Film & Seda Spettacoli Distributer: Howard Mahler Films (dubbed) Domestic Gross: $629,000 Budget ? Director: Dario Argento Producers: Claudio & Salvatore Argento Screenwriters: Dario Argento & Bernardino […]

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Movie Discussion: Dario Argento’s Phenomena (1985)

Monthly Theme: Giallo The Film: Phenomena Alternate titles: Creepers (Censored U.S. version) Country of origin: Italy Date of Italian release: January 31, 1985 Date of U.S. release: August 2, 1985 Studio: DACFILM Rome Distributer: Titanus Domestic Gross: ? Budget: $3.8 million (estimated) Director: Dario Argento Producer: Dario Argento & Angelo Jacono Screenwriter: Dario Argento & Franco […]

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