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Review: Twisted Nerve (1968)

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The hypnotic whistle echoing at the beginning of Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Vol. 1 can pique a person's curiosity. When I looked into it, I discovered that this theme was composed by Bernard Herrman for a 1968 psychological thriller from England entitled Twisted Nerve. One would expect, after hearing such a haunting tune, that this film would be suspenseful and tense -- an impression only reinforced by the film's rather ghoulish trailer. Twisted Nerve disappoints these expectations. Roy Boulting's film may contain some moments of tension, but it more or less fails to spark a sense of fear and helplessness in its audience. In fact, it is an adequate thriller at best; most of its horror, or at least what horror there is to be found here, comes on the psychological level rather than the visceral one.(read more...)

Review: The Psychic (1977)

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Lucio Fulci is one of the names most synonymous with Italian Horror. Many regard Fulci, alongside Herschell Gordon Lewis, as one of the genre's legendary "godfathers of gore"; he was behind the creation of such grotesque masterpieces as City of the Living Dead and the infamous Zombi 2. However, there is a different side of Fulci that many of his gorehound fans are not aware of; he also managed to establish himself as a master of suspense.(read more...)

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