What are Giallo Films? An FAQ

Giallo films are murder mysteries that emerged from Italy in the mid-1960s and peaked in popularity during the early 1970s. Gialli, as they are known collectively, belong to a unique movie genre that straddles a line between horror and crime thriller. A giallo film is typically characterized by a convoluted plot laden with deceptions lurid …

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Sergio Martino: Master of Giallo

In the cinematic niche known as the Italian giallo film, Mario Bava is father and Dario Argento is king. And Lucio Fulci is the gifted but misanthropic prince who ruins family dinners with his nihilistic rants. So where does that leave Sergio Martino? For if there’s a fourth member of the royal family, it has …

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Wallow in Giallo: A review of Severin Films’ “All the Colors of the Dark/All the Colors of Giallo” Blu-ray set

What it is: A Blu-ray, DVD, and CD set from Severin Films What’s included: 1) The 1972 feature film ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK, directed by Sergio Martino, on Blu-ray (region A) 2) The CD soundtrack of the film’s score by composer Bruno Nicolai 3) A new, original, feature-length documentary ALL THE COLORS OF …

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