Episode 38 – Italian Horror with Troy Howarth

There are plenty of ways to help you on your way to discovering more about the films you love, as well as ones you might not know too much about. There’s always books on different filmmakers, or sort of the audio form of that, the audio commentaries that are usually found on most of our favorite films. The more insight you have, the more you will know, and maybe even enjoy it more. One of those that is helping fans learn just that is Troy Howarth. He’s written over a dozen books on a variety of subjects, usually in the Italian film genre, covering directors like Argento, Bava, Fulci, and more recently, Umberto Lenzi. He’s also published a 3-volume set on the giallo film. Plus, he has done a ton of different commentaries, giving fans even more info!

Films mentioned in this episode:

Alice Sweet Alice (1976), The Antichrist (1973), Aquirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), Baron Blood (1972), The Beyond (1981), Bitter Moon (1992), The Black Cat (1981), Black Sunday (1960), Blood and Black Lace, Blood Beast Terror (1968), Blood Delirium, Blood for Dracula (1974), Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992), Burial Ground (1981), Caltiki, The Immortal Monster (1959), Cannibal Ferox (1981), Cannibal Holocaust (1980), Cat People (1942), Count Dracula (1970), Crawlspace (1986), Danger: Diabolik (1968), The Devil Incarnate (1979), The Devils (1971), Devil’s Nightmare (1971), Diabolique (1955), Don’t Look Now (1970), Double Face (1969), Don’t Torture a Duckling (1972), Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs (1966), Erik the Conqueror (1961), Female Vampire (1973), Five Days (1973), Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971), Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969), The Frenchman’s Garden (1978), Fury of the Wolfman (1972), The Ghost Galleon (1974), The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), Ghost of Mars (2001), Giant of Marathon (1959), The Great Silence (1968), Great White (1981), Grim Reaper (1980), Hercules in the Haunted World (1961), Hatchet for the Honeymoon (1970), Holocaust 2000 (1977), Horror of Dracula (1957), Hound of the Baskervilles (1959), Howl of the Devil (1988), Inferno (1980), The Irishman (2019), I Vampiri (1957), I Walked with a Zombie (1943), Malpertuis (1971), Mill of the Stone Women (1960), Mummy’s Revenge (1975), The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971), Night of the Demon (1957), Night of the Howling Beast (1975), New York Ripper (1982), Not as a Stranger (1955), The Old Dark House (1932), Phenomena (1985), Planet of the Vampires (1965), The Pumaman (1980), Revenge of the Dead (1983), Rio Bravo (1959), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), Scars of Dracula (1970), Short Night of the Glass Dolls (1971), Slaughter Hotel (1971), The Sniper (1977), Suspiria (1977), Tentacles (1977), They Live (1988), Tintorera (1977), The Transexual (1977), Venom (1981), Venus in Furs (1969), Videodrome (1983), Zombie (1979)

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