Author Archive: Mark R. Hasan

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Spanish Giallo I: When a Cannibal is not a Cannibal, but When a Scream is Indeed a Scream

Spanish Giallo I: When a Cannibal is not a Cannibal, but When a Scream is Indeed a Scream

October 10, 2021 | By

Severin Films showcases the work of Eloy de la Iglesia via two fine Spanish gialli entries: NO ONE HEARD THE SCREAM (1973) + CANNIBAL MAN (1972)

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BR: Cannibal Man / La semana del asesino / Apartment on the 13th Floor, The (1972)

BR: Cannibal Man / La semana del asesino / Apartment on the 13th Floor, The (1972)

October 10, 2021 | By

Cannibal Man has a palpable crime-drama feel – the events unfold after daily title cards – and one can sense Hitchcockian sensibilities…

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BR: No One Heard the Scream / Nadie oyó gritar (1973)

BR: No One Heard the Scream / Nadie oyó gritar (1973)

October 10, 2021 | By

After the grisly thriller Cannibal Man (1972), Spanish auteur Eloy de la Iglesia opted for a far less graphic thriller which is part giallo…

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Going Overboard, Twice

Going Overboard, Twice

September 24, 2021 | By

Review of the romantic meanie, OVERBOARD (1987), new on Blu from Severin Films, plus some thoughts on the 2018 remake.

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BR: Overboard (1987)

BR: Overboard (1987)

September 24, 2021 | By

A cruel socialite with amnesia + a rustic family led by a giddy sleazebag may not follow the more genteel scenarios of classic screwball comedies, but Dixon’s script features…

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