The Eurocult Film Thread


Ha yeah some are quite similar aren't they? That one is a bit more experimental with the kinda phased voices, the other one is more simplistic. On that mix I did recently I put Nadine from The Serpent... it's way similar to that Pazuzu one from Exorcist 2 I put above. I guess he did literally hundreds of albums, we can forgive him a little self-referentiality



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20 Essential Italian Genre Films

(Films that burn off the screen.)

Profondo Rosso (Argento)
Black Sabbath (Bava)
The Great Silence (Corbucci)
Once Upon a Time in the West (Leone)
Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion (Petri)
Cannibal Holocaust (Deodato)
Don't Torture a Duckling (Fulci)
Suspiria (Argento)
Blood and Black Lace (Bava)
Milan Calibre 9 (Di Leo)
Django (Corbucci)
The Mask of Satan (Bava)
Zombie Flesh Eaters (Fulci)
The Whip and the Body (Bava)
The House with Laughing Windows (Avati)
What Have You Done to Solange? (Dallamano)
Django Kill! (Questi)
The Strange Vice of Mrs Wardh (Martino)
Top Sensation (Alessi)
Kill, Baby, Kill! (Bava)

20 Underrated Italian Genre Films

(Films, often ignored or unseen, to track to the ends of the Earth.)

Beatrice Cenci (Fulci)
Confessions of a Police Captain (Damiano)
The Horrible Secret of Dr Hichcock (Freda)
Le Orme (Bazzoni)
Hitch Hike (Campanile)
Planet of the Vampires (Bava)
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (Argento)
Big Guns (Tessari)
Manhunt (Di Leo)
Perfume of the Lady in Black (Barilli)
Massacre Time (Fulci)
The Frightened Woman (Schivazappa)
The 10th Victim (Petri)
Nightmare Castle (Caiano)
The Last Man on Earth (Ragona/Salkow)
Rabid Dogs (Bava)
Lady of the Lake (Bazzoni)
Dellamorte Dellamore (Soavi)
Who Saw Her Die? (Lado)
Special Mission Lady Chaplin (De Martino)

Honorary Mentions

(Superb or wondorous specimens that just failed to make either cut.)

Lizard in a Woman's Skin, Fistful of Dollars, High Crime, Emanuelle Around the World, Inferno, Django the Bastard, And God Said to Cain, Street Law, Bird with the Crystal Plumage, Lisa and the Devil, Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key, The Fifth Cord, Companeros, The Black Belly of the Tarantula, Violent Rome, Tenebrae, Danger: Diabolik, Citta Violenta, The Mercenary, Bay of Blood, Tentacles, The Boss, Washing Machine, The Last Shark...

I was unable to complete a list of overrated films for this. The only person I know on this forum who could do that is Idlerich, because he prefers weird, pervy French films.

RICH, weird perv, thoughts?


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I watched this on Christmas Eve a few years ago expecting it to be complete bollocks and thought it was brilliant. The soundtrack alone was worth watching for.

It is brilliant, and the soundtrack is part of the brilliance.


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See, if they can spend the money remastering that shit then why can’t they do it for Goliath and the Dragons?