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Coda to /slash #5: Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Dawn of the Dead USA/Italy 1978 Written by George A. Romero Directed by George A. Romero “Night of the Living Dead” was the first movie that I saw at this years horror retrospective at the Austrian Filmmuseum; thus, it also … Continue reading

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Coda to /slash #3: Vargtimmen (Hour of the Wolf)

Vargtimmen (Hour of the Wolf) Sweden 1968 Written by Ingmar Bergman Directed by Ingmar Bergman “Hour of the Wolf” was my first Bergman-movie, but I’m pretty sure that it won’t be my last. What’s most impressive about it are the … Continue reading

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Coda to /slash #1: The Shining (US-Cut)

The Shining UKUSA 1980 Written by Stanley Kubrick & Diane Johnson Directed by Stanley Kubrick While I catched bits and pieces here and there over the years on TV, I only really saw “The Shining” about two years ago – … Continue reading

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Prelude to /slash #7: Sien nui yau wan (A Chinese Ghost Story)

Sien nui yau wan (A Chinese Ghost Story) Hong Kong 1987 Written by Gai Chi Yuen Directed by Siu-Tung Ching After an absolutely brilliant, gloriously shot and beautifully looking prologue that for me also was the best part of the … Continue reading

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Prelude to /slash #6: God Told Me To

Gold Told Me To USA 1976 Written by Larry Cohen Directed by Larry Cohen It’s now been more than 24 hours since I’ve seen it, and I’m still not sure what to make of it – which makes writing a … Continue reading

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Prelude to /slash #5: Near Dark

Near Dark USA 1987 Written by Kathryn Bigelow & Eric Red Directed by Kathryn Bigelow “Near Dark” is as 80s as 80s-movies get. The blueish color palette, the synthesizer-soundtrack, the costumes, the atmosphere… it lives and breathes the 80s. As … Continue reading

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Prelude to /slash #4: Profondo Rosso (Deep Red)

Profondo Rosso (Deep Red)) Italy 1975 Written by Dario Argento & Bernardino Zapponi Directed by Dario Argento Maybe it was my heightened expectations after “Suspiria”, but I wasn’t that taken with “Profondo Rosso”. It’s a decent movie and I enjoyed … Continue reading

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