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Video: Goblin performs “Mad Puppet” from DEEP RED

Here is a blast from the past: Goblin – the Italian prog-rock group delivers a live rendition of “Mad Puppet” from the soundtrack for Dario Argento’s 1975 horror masterpiece DEEP RED.
The performance took place at the Henry Fonda Theatre in Hollywood in May of 2014. The line up included original members Massimo Morante, Fabio [...]

Suspiria: Cinefantastique Podcast 1:36

Suspiria: Cinefantastique Podcast 1:36

It’s a ’70s flashback weekend on the Cinefantastique Horror, Fantasy & Science Fiction Podcast, as Dan Persons, Lawrence French, and Steve Biodrowski gaze in wonder at the Technicolor extravagance of SUSPIRIA (1977), Dario Argento’s pulse-pounding cult classic of supernatural horror, starring Jessica Harper, Joan Bennett, and Alida Valli. How does Argento’s extremely stylized vision of violence [...]

Suspiria by Goblin – Soundtrack Review

One of the most memorable elements contributing to the success of SUSPIRIA (1977) was the soundtrack. Combining elements of music (a synthesizer-heavy rock combo) and sound effects (heavy breathing, murmuring voices), Goblin provided something that went far beyond traditional background scoring, to become an integral part of the film. In a fashion somewhat similar to Ennio [...]

Suspiria (1977) – A Nostalgia Review

SUSPIRIA was one of those films I missed the first time around. When it hit U.S. screens in 1977, I found the advertising campaign decidedly uninteresting; for some reason, it suggested a schlocky gore movie to me. Not that I was opposed to explicit horror: I had been sneaking into R-rated movies like THE EXORCIST [...]