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2014-01-21 16:23:38

Films in "The Vault" Will Feature Special On-Screen Commentary, Made Exclusively for FEARNET, by Genre Insiders Such as Ted Raimi, Mike Mendez, and Amber Benson SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Some of the genre's greatest minds are coming to FEARNET.com, with the exclusive series of films from "The Vault," highlighting 10 free-to-view films from five of horror's most influential filmmakers in Dario Argento, George Romero, Lucio Fulci, William Lustig, and Gary Sherman....

2008-08-29 09:00:43

By Jeff Vice Deseret News THE LAST MISTRESS -- ** -- Asia Argento, Fu'ad Ait Aattou; in French, with English subtitles; not rated, probable R (sex, nudity, vulgarity, brief gore, violence, mild profanity, slurs, brief drugs) If American filmgoers have any prior knowledge of actress Asia Argento's work, it's because of movies like "xXx,""Marie Antoinette" and "George A. Romero's Land of the Dead." However, one of those indicated she had something like "The Last Mistress" in her. She's...

2008-07-25 03:00:32

By Susan Dunne, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 25--"Mother of Tears" is a delicious chunk of cheese, a stylish and entertaining crock of old-style horror-genre schlock. Seeing such a relic in the era of torture porn is almost quaint, even as ceremonial daggers are cutting into orifices and entrails are sliding around the floor. Italian auteur Dario Argento's final installment in his "Three Mothers" trilogy, which began with "Suspiria" and "Inferno," goes for camp this time around. The...

2008-07-24 06:00:38

By Phil Villarreal, The Arizona Daily Star, Tucson Jul. 24--For Italian splattermaster Dario Argento, there are no boundaries. "Mother of Tears," one of his few recent films to have made theatrical rounds in the United States, proves how badly he needs them. Not disgusted by a blood-gushing disembowelment? Well how about a throat-slitting murderess who turns the knife on herself after the fact? Or maybe a couple eye gouges? A grotesque, intentionally offensive girl-on-the-run...

2008-07-18 03:00:00

By Susan Dunne, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 18--Asia Argento is not the most beautiful woman in the world, or the most elegant. But she is one of the sexiest. Her unquenchable fire is the soul of "The Last Mistress," and she justifies her casting in the lead role. If any woman would spoil a man for all other women, it would be Argento's human volcano, Senora Vellini. Catherine Breillat's potboiler would be even more satisfying if Argento were paired with a more intriguing leading...


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