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Deep Red
us title: Deep Red
year: 1975
director: Dario Argento
composer: Goblin
Giallo Score
97

The ruler of the Giallo Score. Considered by most to be Argento’s crowning achievement and the greatest Giallo ever made, Deep Red is the final stop at the end of the genre’s classic period.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

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Published: 2014-01-14

Four Flies on Grey Velvet
us title: Four Flies on Grey Velvet
year: 1973
director: Dario Argento
composer: Ennio Morricone
Giallo Score
93

Argento’s (once elusive) third Giallo effectively represents the genre as a whole in a single film. Four Flies offers the greatest Giallo director at the peak of the genre’s popularity.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2012-09-13

Tenebre
us title: Tenebre
year: 1982
director: Dario Argento
composer: Goblin
Giallo Score
92

With the genre all but dead, Argento delivers his "neo-Giallo" masterpiece; a film that is just too fun for a single viewing.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2013-12-18

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
us title: The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
year: 1970
director: Dario Argento
composer: Ennio Morricone
Giallo Score
90

Agento's first attempt at the genre is better than 90% of the films that followed it. If you only see one Giallo in your lifetime, this is it.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

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Published: 2012-09-13

The Cat o' Nine Tails
us title: The Cat o' Nine Tails
year: 1971
director: Dario Argento
composer: Ennio Morricone
Giallo Score
81

This is an enjoyable whodunit. Argento tones down the style just enough to make room for a more complicated storyline with loads of suspects and plenty of twists.

Bottom Line: Entertaining
Nothing ground breaking here, but a fun time nonetheless.

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Published: 2012-09-13

Opera
us title: Opera
year: 1987
director: Dario Argento
composer: Claudio Simonetti
Giallo Score
68

Argento's visual tour de force is his last great Giallo but might also be the last great Giallo of the genre.

Bottom Line: Must-See
A quintessential example of the genre.

synopsis & score analysis
Published: 2015-05-04