Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Film / Horror

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

The middle film in Roman Polanski’s “apartment trilogy” (Repulsion (1965) was the first and Le locataire/The Tenant followed in 1976), Rosemary’s Baby was based on the 1967 novel by Ira Levin and came from that most unlikely of sources, producer William Castle. A long-time producer of low-budget, gimmicky horror (Macabre (1958), House on Haunted Hill … Continue reading

All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Film / Horror

All the Colors of the Dark (1972)

Original title: Tutti i colori del buio Sergio Martino’s poetically titled shocker tries, with only qualified success, to meld the none-more-Italian giallo with the early 70s vogue for devil movies. It takes a clapped-out woman-in-peril/they’re-trying-to-kill-me plot and enlivens it with the wild stylistic flourishes and left turn narrative detours typical of the giallo and some … Continue reading