Tag: Dante Tomaselli

Dante Tomaselli’s Nightmares

Dante Tomaselli’s Nightmares

December 2, 2015 | By

Interview with writer-director-composer Dante Tomaselli covering the release of his three concept albums and nightmarish films, including Torture Chamber (2013).

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Dante Tomaselli’s Nightmares

Dante Tomaselli’s Nightmares

December 2, 2015 | By

  Between 2014 and 2015, MVD Audio / Elite released a trio of concept albums by writer-director-composer Dante Tomaselli, atmospheric works of sounds and fragmented music & voices that immerse listeners into a nightmarish yet eerily calming underworld. Scream in the Dark was followed by The Doll (an album which also conceptualizes some of the sonic elements Tomaselli was […]

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CD: Nightmare (2015)

CD: Nightmare (2015)

December 2, 2015 | By

For his third audio horror album (after Scream in the Dark and The Doll), filmmaker Dante Tomaselli switches to a decidedly early eighties mode, at least with the fragments of recurring music and bass drones that evoke both slasher and thriller films with mechanical, man-slicing monsters…

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CD: Doll, The (2014)

CD: Doll, The (2014)

December 2, 2015 | By

Whereas most writer-directors may obsess over script details prior to filming a nightmarish shocker, Dante Tomaselli’s attention is on assembling a carnival of sounds that may inspire a film’s images…

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An Interview with Torture Chamber’s director, Dante Tomaselli

An Interview with Torture Chamber’s director, Dante Tomaselli

November 8, 2014 | By

Interview with Torture Chamber director Dante Tomaselli on the making of his latest film and his series of atmospheric horror albums, plus related review links.

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DVD: Torture Chamber (2013)

DVD: Torture Chamber (2013)

November 8, 2014 | By

Contrary to its title, Dante Tomaselli’s latest film is neither a torture porn endeavor nor period piece, but a surprisingly concise tale of revenge and the supernatural, boasting perhaps the most linear plot in the director’s filmography…

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CD: Scream in the Dark (2014)

CD: Scream in the Dark (2014)

November 8, 2014 | By

Crafted like an old-time spooky LP (Nightmare and Son of Shock! certainly come to mind), this concept album by filmmaker Dante Tomaselli features an hour’s worth of themed tracks which are largely comprised of drifting sound effects, drones, shrieks, twisting leather, grievous knife usage, and the occasional morsel of music…

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DANTE TOMASELLI (2007)

DANTE TOMASELLI (2007)

October 20, 2010 | By

Since his first feature film in 1999, filmmaker Dante Tomaselli has been working hard to establish a career in the horror realm by creating sometimes impenetrable works which don’t follow the conventional three act template. Sometimes haunting, frustrating, and befuddling in one go, he’s made three films – Desecration (1999), Horror (2002), and Satan’s Playground (2005) – that […]

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