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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...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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