#31daysofhalloween #31daysofhorror #shocktober – italian “Giallo” on this countdown of great horror films
PUT THE BLOODY KNIFE DOWN. Time To Talk About Day #14 Of “Shocktober!”
It’s the fourteenth day of “Shocktober”, and time to slice and dice a new horror genre for you!
If you don’t know about the classic Italian “giallo” genre of film shockers, you are missing some of the most suspenseful thrillers ever committed to bloody celluloid!
“Giallos” are Italy’s version of “pulp fiction” – lurid thrillers with plenty of sex and violence – but they are also some of the best mystery films ever made!
Oh, they also have some of the wildest titles of all time: like “A Lizard In A Woman’s Skin” for one, and what about this subtle title?
The genre of Italian “giallo” film has resulted in some cinematic classics such as “Suspiria” and “Four Flies On Dead Velvet” – and I will share more about those in a moment….but first, time to explore…
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