Asia Argento

The Stendahl Syndrome

October 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

By the 1980s, Dario Argento, heir-apparent to Mario Bava, was considered the new Maestro of international horror. The 90s were less kind to him, but in 1996 he found his way back to his form with the release of The Stendhal Syndrome.. It was a movie that [...]

The Stendhal Syndrome

December 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

Dario Argento has been one of the celebrated masters of Italian horror cinema since the 1970s, but his directorial output since the late 1980s has been largely disappointing to fans of gialli, a horror sub-genre of lurid, graphically violent murder [...]

Mother of Tears

September 19, 2008 // 0 Comments

In 1977, Dario Argento directed "Suspiria, " the first film in what became known as the "Three Mothers" trilogy that continued with "Inferno" in 1980, leaving fans waiting nearly 30 years for the final chapter. That chapter [...]

The Stendhal Syndrome: 2-Disc Special Edition

November 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

Dario Argento has been one of the celebrated masters of Italian horror cinema since the 1970s, but his directorial output since the late 1980s has been largely disappointing to fans of giallo. It seems that he has never quite been able to measure up to [...]

Land Of The Dead

September 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

20 years after leaving his zombies behind in "Day Of The Dead" and countless tribulations to get another sequel financed, George A. Romero finally had the chance to revisit the sub-genre he made so successful – and that made him a living [...]

Last Days

November 15, 2005 // 0 Comments

In this story of Kurt Cobain, ahem, I mean a drugged out and depressed musician by the name of Blake (Michael Pitt) trying to, well I'm not sure just what exactly he is trying to do, as Gus Van Sant brings us this warped take on the supposed [...]

The Church

February 8, 2002 // 0 Comments

There is a dangerous secret hidden somewhere inside an aging gothic cathedral. And, there is a good movie hidden somewhere inside ’The Church’. And while the mystery in the cathedral is eventually solved, that good movie never shows up, unfortunately. [...]

The Stendahl Syndrome

June 27, 2000 // 0 Comments

By the 1980s, Dario Argento, heir-apparent to Mario Bava, was considered the new Maestro of international horror. The 90s were less kind to him, but the 1996 release of ’The Stendhal Syndrome’ reminded many viewers of the power of his cinematic [...]

Phantom Of The Opera

December 2, 1999 // 0 Comments

They say that when people hit rock bottom that it’s time for them to seek help. I hate to say this, but it’s time for Dario Argento to seek help. His latest offering is a retelling of the Gaston Leroux classic “Phantom of the Opera,” a period [...]