SEVERIN FILMS RELEASING ‘THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH’

Severin Films will head into Giallo territory with their next release, the excellent 1971 movie THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH. A year before they stunned the genre with ALL THE COLORS OF THE DARK, director Sergio Martino, co-writer Ernesto Gastaldi, and stars Edwige Fenech & George Hilton made their collaborative giallo debut with this … Continue reading “SEVERIN FILMS RELEASING ‘THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS. WARDH’”

Film Review: THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS (a.k.a. What Are Those Strange Drops of Blood Doing On Jennifer’s Body?) (1972)

THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS (a.k.a. What Are Those Strange Drops of Blood Doing On Jennifer’s Body?) **** Italy 1972 Dir: Anthony Ascott (Giuliano Carnimeo) 94 mins This hugely enjoyable giallo opens with one possible inspiration for the elevator murder in De Palma’s DRESSED TO KILL: a cool blonde woman is stabbed, her throat … Continue reading “Film Review: THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS (a.k.a. What Are Those Strange Drops of Blood Doing On Jennifer’s Body?) (1972)”

SHAMELESS FILMS RELEASING ‘THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS’

First they brought you THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS WARDH and then ALL THE COLOURS OF THE DARK. Now, Shameless proudly presents giallo’s own royalty, the iconic Fenech-Hilton dream team, in their third sensuous outing: THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS. Synopsis: After two beautiful women are murdered in an apartment block, Jennifer (Edwige Fenech) … Continue reading “SHAMELESS FILMS RELEASING ‘THE CASE OF THE BLOODY IRIS’”

Film Review: THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS WARDH (1971)

THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS WARDH **** Italy 1971 Dir: Sergio Martino. 96 mins Sergio Martino’s unpredictable, fast-paced giallo opens with a Freudian quote reminding us that we are all descended from an unbroken chain of killers. Following a vicious pre-DRESSED TO KILL razor assault on a hooker, we are introduced to the delicious Edwige … Continue reading “Film Review: THE STRANGE VICE OF MRS WARDH (1971)”