Tag Archives: giallo

The Grab Bag: What Have You Done To Solange? (1972)

Heya, Moonies. As you may have noticed I made a few changes to my weekly lineup. Gone are the Sunday Funnies and in it’s place you’ll now find The Grab Bag. I’ve started this segment because I felt that I had given myself precious little wiggle room on what to cover, and some of what […]

La ragazza dal pigiama giallo [a.k.a The Pajama Girl Case] (1972): The PJs That Leave You D.O.A.

So last week I took some for watching non-traditional giallo The House with Laughing Windows and coming away with less than a smile on my face. For this week I thought I would look at another giallo that doesn’t fit the typical mold. While La ragazza dal pigiama giallo (a.k.a The Pajama Girl Case or […]

How Low Can You Giallo?- Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)

The year was 1971 and everyone was following in Argento’s footsteps with their animal entitled gialli. Paula Cavara was one of the directors of Mondo Cane and several other similar features released in its wake. After making a couple of war themed films, the stars aligned for the director, and with a story by Marcello […]

Terrifying Tuesday: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

Welcome back to the second Terrifying Tuesday that was chosen by you, the readers of the LBL. Last week I took on the number one choice, Unberto Lenzi’s Hell of the Living Dead, and this week we get to look at the runner up. Dario Argento is a name synonymous with the horror genre to […]

How Low Can You Giallo? – All the Colors of the Dark (1972)

When I decided to tackle Gialli for my monthly feature, I knew I had to include a film from one of my favorite directors, Sergio Martino. About every time I talk about Sergio I bemoan the fact that he doesn’t get the respect that he deserves for the massive amount of great films he produced. […]