Tag Archives: Lucio Fulci

The Grab Bag: Four of the Apocalypse (Quattro dell’apocalisse) (1975)

Fabio Testi, the last time we saw him he came out of the grab bag with a gripping performance in What Have You Done To Solonge? With a beard and cardigan he was the very manner of the ’70’s scamp. Tonight’s film finds him in a very different seventies, but still a scoundrel in his own right. The […]

Mental Health Awareness Month: Cat In The Brain (1990)

Hello folks and welcome to week three of Mental Health Awareness Month. This week’s post is special to me not only because I once again get to revisit one of my favorite directors, but today is my 200th film review. I am very happy to have reached this milestone, and I hope to be here […]

The Black Cat (1981): Lucio Fulci Gets Some Pussy

Edgar Allan Poe’s The Black Cat first came to life in 1843 when it was published in the Saturday Evening Post. Since then it has spun quite the long cinematic history beginning with a 1934 version starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. Like tonight’s adaptation, it bears little resemblance to Poe’s original tale of psychological […]

Multi-Monday with Enzo’s The Big Racket and Fulci’s Perversion Story

This weekend I got a chance to check out a couple of great films, and I thought I would take Monday to give you folks a double dose of Italians. Both Enzo G. Castellari and Lucio Fulci are responsible for some of my favorite films like Street Law and Cat in the Brain, but they […]

The Beyond [L’aldilà] (1981): Lucio Fulci Throws Open the Gates…. To HELL!

I was thinking of an appropriate film to celebrate Martin Luther King day with, and of course the first thing that came to mind was Lucio Fulci’s film E tu vivrai nel terrore – L’aldilà, or The Beyond. The reason it sprang to mind is simple enough. King had a dream, and much of The Beyond […]