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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Oct 302018
 

 

 







 

THIS HALLOWEEN, OTT CHANNEL 

MIDNIGHT PULP

SERVES UP DARIO ARGENTO’S “DEEPLY TERRIFYING” 
ORIGINAL SUSPIRIA AND A COVEN’S WORTH 
OF ITALIAN HORROR CULT CLASSICS
 
Giallo Films Include Argento’s Phenomena, Mario Bava’s 
Black Sunday, Luciano Onetti’s Francesca and the 2013 
Giallo Homage, Sonno Profondo, and More!

Streaming all things strange | Midnight Pulp
Streaming all things strange | Midnight Pulp
 
Luca Guagadnino’s remake of the 1977 Dario Argento cult classic Suspiria just set a 2018 box office record for best opening per theater before it goes wide this coming weekend. The update, which stars Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson, Mia Goth and Chloë Moretz, is set at a prestigious dance academy, and, as in the original, involves grisly murders and the supernatural.  But for genre fans interested in screening Argento’s version “considered by many to be one of the all-time best horror films,[1]” the OTT platform MIDNIGHT PULP has horror fans covered – for FREE.

Offering an expertly-curated selection of horror, thriller and cult programming, MIDNIGHT PULP is one of the few streaming outlets online offering the original SUSPIRIA, guaranteed to put an extra chill into this spooky season. In addition to this supernatural classic, MIDNIGHT PULP also offers a coven’s worth of Italian horror classics in the GIALLO collection, featuring the best of the Italian horror genre from notable directors like Argento, Mario Bava and Luciano Onetti, and viewers can choose to view on a no-charge freemium model or with an ad-free premium subscription starting at $4.99.

GIALLO Collection titles now available on MIDNIGHT PULP include: 
  • SUSPIRIA (1977, Director Dario Argento) — A newcomer to a fancy ballet academy gradually comes to realize that the school is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of grisly murders. Starring Barbara Magnolfi, Flavio Bucci, Jessica Harper, Miguel Bosé and Stefania Casini. (97 minutes) 
  • BLACK SUNDAY (1960, Director Mario Bava) — A vengeful witch and her fiendish servant return from the grave and begin a bloody campaign to possess the body of the witch’s beautiful look-alike descendant. Only the girl’s brother and a handsome doctor stand in her way.  Starring Andrea Checchi, Arturo Dominici, Barbara Steele, Ivo Garrani, John Richardson and Mario Passante. (88 minutes) 
  • FRANCESCA (2015, Director Luciano Onetti) — Two detectives must hunt down a maniac bent on cleansing his city of impure souls. At the same time, a young girl who’d disappeared 15 years ago mysteriously resurfaces. Could these two events be connected?  Gustavo Dalessanro, Luis Emilio Rodrigues, Raul Gederlini and Silvina Grippaldi star. (80 minutes)
  • MADHOUSE (1981, Director Ovidio Assonitis) — Julia has spent her entire adult life trying to forget the torment she suffered at the hands of her twisted twin Mary… but Mary hasn’t forgotten. Escaping hospital, where she’s recently been admitted with a horrific, disfiguring illness, Julia’s sadistic sister vows to exact a particularly cruel revenge on her sibling this year – promising a birthday surprise that she’ll never forget. Starring Dennis Robertson, Michael MacRae and Trish Everly.  (93 minutes) 
  • PHENOMENA (1985, Director Dario Argento) — A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.  Daria Nicolodi, Donald Pleasence, Federica Mastroianni, Fiore Argento and Jennifer Connelly. (116 minutes)
  • SONNO PROFONDO (2013, Director Luciano Onetti) — A stylish, lush, and lurid film from Argentina, Sonno Profondo faithfully recreates the style of Italian horror films of the 70s. After murdering a woman, a killer that is traumatized from his childhood memories gets a mysterious envelope slipped under his door. The hunter becomes the prey when he finds out that the envelope contains photos that show him killing the young woman. Starring Daiana Garcia, Luciano Onetti and Silvia Duhalde. (67 minutes) 
  • THE NIGHT EVELYN CAME OUT OF THE GRAVE (1971, Directed by Emilio Miraglia) – A decadent English lord thinks his second wife is his first wife back from the dead.  Anthony Steffen, Enzo Tarascio and Marina Malfatti star. (101 minutes) 
  • Your Vice is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972, Directed by Sergio Martino)– As a string of violent murders plagues the town, a lecherous writer, Oliviero, is visited by his young, beautiful, and self-confident niece, Floriana. A silver-haired stranger observes. More women die, and thoughts of harming his wife give Oliviero new inspiration. What’s Floriana’s game and who’s the observant stranger? Watching all is a black cat named Satan. Starring Anita Strindberg, Daniela Giordano, Edwidge Fenech, Ivan Rassimov and Luigi Pistilli. (97 minutes). 
Midnight Pulp is available on the web, iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Samsung Smart TV and additional platforms, and features thousands of streaming titles, with new titles programmed each week.   Registered users can watch videos for free with commercials while premium subscribers can access the entire selection of titles without commercials, in addition to early releases, director’s cuts and exclusive content.

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