With early signs indicating that the back half of Hannibal’s upcoming third season will adapt the novel Red Dragon, there's no better time to revisit that novel's first film adaptation.
There's a definite need for a particular strain of horror that's aimed at kids, and Poltergeist proves that it can be done effectively, without pulling punches or watering things down.
Argento tinkers with the giallo formula a bit, resulting in an enjoyable, effective and essentially Argento mystery-thriller.
If you consider only the surface elements, you might think Ms. .45 is a typical rape-revenge exploitation cheapie. And it isn't. It's a lot more interesting than that.
Brian De Palma's Body Double is firmly rooted in 1984, flaunting the decade's excess and tendency for style over substance. But underneath the shiny veneer is one damn fine Hitchockian suspense thriller, one of the best of its era.
From the pages of the legendary comics magazine of adult fantasy and science fiction come an animated exploitation flick, filled with pulpy gore and sleazy sex.
Its own special brand of terrible