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Four Frames: Suspiria (Dario Argento, 1977)

The simplicity of Dario Argento’s Eurohorror classic Suspiria’s story is equalled only by the complexity of its intoxicating aesthetics. Portrayed through Argento’s celebrated visceral set-pieces, a string of strange and violent events lead American dance student Suzy Banyon (Jessica Harper) to discover that the renowned Freiburg Tanz Akademie where she is studying is run by […]

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Screengem: The Wicker Man

Of all the bizarre and unsettling sights that Edward Woodward’s Sergeant Howie encounters during his time on Summerisle – open air orgies, a mother breastfeeding in a cemetery, the Hand of Glory, phallic topiary and outlandish animal costumes – nothing prepares him for the monstrous beauty of The Wicker Man. The deeply conservative and devoutly […]