Tag Archives: 1972

Who Saw Her Die?

Aldo Lado’s moody 1972 thriller Who Saw Her Die? is the rare giallo that attempts to connect to the viewer on an emotional as well as visceral level, thanks primarily to a committed performance from former James Bond George Lazenby in a role that puts him through an emotional ringer.

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All the Colors of the Dark

All the Colors of the Dark works within the confines of the giallo, but it takes the genre further afield than had previously been explored, resulting in a dizzying psychedelic combination of straight-forward stalker/murder mystery, hallucinogenic psycho-sexual exploration, and straight up occult/devil worship horror.

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The Case of the Bloody Iris

The joke is often made that giallo are populated by people who are, to put it mildly, not of the best quality. When it comes to truly loathsome characters in giallo, few can match Giuliano Carnimeo’s The Case of the Bloody Iris, a film in which pretty much everyone is hateful or stupid; or more often, hateful and stupid.

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