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Friday, May 13, 2016

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

FILM REVIEW: The Invitation (2015)

The Invitation  is a super taut thriller with great direction and amazing performances and I invite you to come along and read this spoiler-free review...or I will sacrifice you to the Gods. Well...mostly spoiler-free.

FILM REVIEW: Bite (2015)

After that great trailer and those amazing screenshots...Bite  shot up to my "most anticipated films" list last year...and I simply could not stand waiting to finally see this one. Well...after having seen it...I'm here to say...that sometimes expectations are met with a gross display of disappointment. And when I say gross...I mean more like big mess, rather than cool body horror stuff. Here...let me 'splain.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

FILM REVIEW: Francesca (2015)

Francesca  is the first new film that I have watched in 2016. It is such a return to form for the Italian genre of giallo, which has remained pretty dormant for decades. Unless you count the surge of neo-gialli that has popped up in recent years. Neo-giallo is sort of a different animal, tho. More on that later. But, let us begin my review of the Onettis' new giallo film...shall we?

Friday, January 1, 2016


Things have been rather quiet on this little Deviant blog as of late. So much so that I have been contemplating a number of different directions to take the entity that is Film Deviant and rejuvenate the entire site. However, life has taken me down several different paths, on a creative level this past, the ideas are all still up in the air. However, let us not discuss those things right now. Let us, instead, talk about the stuff that I enjoyed in 2015.

Saturday, October 31, 2015


Perhaps the best name to begin any conversation about Giallo with would be...Dario Argento. Mostly because the man is a living legend. And, while he didn't start the sub genre, he certainly did a lot to make it a substantial one. To cap off our amazing GIALLOWEEN celebration...we take a look at three of the Maestro's most influential gialli.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Hello, friends! Our last TORSO KILLER tutorial was received so well...that we decided to give you another relatively affordable alternative for your GIALLOWEEN costume this season! This time...we are taking it back to the original killer from Blood and Black Lace!