two evil eyes review

It's always tricky to evaluate a filmmaker when at work on a film that is in an in-between realm of short and feature. Even a fully clothed Barbeau is gorgeous. if ( localStorage.getItem(skinItemId ) ) { Interesting directorial touches, mixed with some nice gore, manages to hold the interest even if the material is stretched well beyond it's limit. When the two greatest Horror directors alive (and two of the greatest of all-time), George A. Romero and Dario Argento make a movie together, a fan of Horror might rightly hope for a masterpiece. Paranoia takes over and the two panic thinking they are going to get caught along with the fear that they can’t trust the other. Two Evil Eyes is a flawed project. Don't waste your time. When his girlfriend finds out she tries to leave town and he kills her after drinking too much.

Plus, he rocks a really cool early 90’s mullet, so there’s that. BONUS!TWO EVIL EYES Original Motion Picture Soundtrack by Pino Donaggio on CD for the first time ever! **Spoiler Alert**. It has a load of famous actors: John Amos, Martin Balsam, and Kim Hunter. They didn't do Poe any justice with this one. Coming Soon, Regal | Rating: 7/10 Make no mistake, if you rent/buy this and are in a haste, only watch the second segment! Awards There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. This teaming of DAWN OF THE DEAD collaborators George Romero and Dario Argento and horror maestro Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most underrated horror movies in recent memory. Rating – 3.5/5 But when the doorway between our world and the next is inexplicably held open we are introduced to the others. There’s a lot to like about this segment from a technical standpoint. I don’t know. The first disc includes the movie and a great commentary track by Troy Howarth, an expert in Italian horror and exploitation film in general, and Argento films in particular. It’s a pretty weird contrast, but it’s certainly worth a listen or two.Despite the Romero section being just a tad disappointing and the disjointed tone of the film as a whole, Two Evil Eyes is very good. And of course at one point there’s a bathtub that’s almost overflowing with sticky red blood. In what has to be one of the quickest turnarounds in the history of publishing, a book containing those photos is published about a week later. This anthology, for lack of a better word, featured two segments. Italian master of horror Dario Argento crafted a project where he, along with the other masters of horror (George Romero, John Carpenter & Wes Craven), would direct each one a short movie based on Edgar Allan Poe's writings. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! | Rotten (8).

There are numerable references to other Poe stories to find and an impressive dream-sequence with a very nasty impaling. But I found Two Evil Eyes an underrated effort, after reading many mixed reviews (many leaning to the lesser side for especially Romero's film, and some faint praise for Argento's). Romero's segment doesn't pull its own weight.

| | Rating: 2.5/5 Poster & Still Gallery We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future. Rewriting Poe – Interview with Co-Writer Franco Ferrini, NEW! The second is about a photographer's animal abuse and that going paranormally wrong.

He absolutely kills it with his performance and his character is the only one that stands out from the film. You can't go too wrong with these directors. The percentage of Approved Tomatometer Critics who have given this movie a positive review. This is also a decent piece as a whole. Don't have an account? Review.

The two directors worked on putting two stories from macabre writer Edgar Allen Poe's proses. If you can make it through the slow opening you will really enjoy the ending of both tales. |, October 29, 2018 Valdemar." And yeah, that helped, but what really sold me was watching the trailer and seeing Harvey Keitel go crazy, sitting at a kitchen and yelling, “Meow!

BONUS! Many moons ago, almost 8 years now, I started a blog to review movies. Romero's segment doesn't pull its own weight.

© 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Two Poe stories adapted by two great horror film directors. Here you'll find all collections you've created before. Coming Soon. E. G. Marshall has a bit part that he devours with gusto. Lenticular 3D Slipcover (First Pressing Only). The entire second disc contains featurettes and interviews, some as long as 30 minutes. The end results have Dario Argento showing up his friend and fellow film maker by making a superior film that overshadows the latter's work. The second segment by Argento naturally is the more bizarre and bloody. Not enough action; not enough gore. Please click the link below to receive your verification email. Solid horror, I call it, and I would recommend Two Evil Eyes mostly for those who are interested in the works of the poet and of those two fine directors. Scream Factory Releasing PROPHECY on Blu-Ray for First Time Marking Film’s 40th Anniversary! Besides Poe, there’s only a couple of other things that hold the film together. Two Evil Eyes got two different stories, both loosely based on two short stories written by the titan Edgar Allan Poe. Sign up here. It seemed to have greater continuity. | Rating: 2.5/4 Just confirm how you got your ticket. The end results have Dario Argento showing up his friend and fellow film maker by making a superior film that overshadows the latter's work. Despite those "holy" names of the art of horror involved in this movie, it is no ueber-good masterpiece, cult or must-watch. Forgot your password? |, April 20, 2016 The other eye has a cataract. The movie may suffer from pacing issues in both segments but it still excels in others aspects. The Black Cat is a much more solid film, with a considerably better screenplay and some excellent acting. Co-written with frequent collaborator Franco Ferrini, the film features Harvey Keitel as Roderick Usher, a world-weary hyper-masculine photographer and drunk. The other eye has a cataract. Meow! Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password.
Actually, by technical ruling (or what would be considered by most festivals), it is feature-length with each segment. Before I Wake – Interview with Star Ramy Zada, NEW! Audience Reviews for Two Evil Eyes. Neither piece has any real life to it, and I think the film suffers a bit from the two story format. Blu Release – 4/5, Tagline – “When I wake you…you’ll be dead”. } catch(e) {}. The undead and the corpses in this film are fucking phenomenal and are still top notch even by today’s standards. Romero and Argento’s segments were adapted to take place in what was then the modern day, but I’m not sure if that was a strict requirement. Blue Underground has gone all out for this release, with a host of new featurettes and a new commentary track. NEW!Before I Wake – Interview with Star Ramy Zada Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. Imagine if Romero and Argento got together to adapt a couple of Edgar Allen Poe's tales...well, ta-da! _g1.setAttribute('src', _g1.getAttribute('data-src') ); Argento creates a story about a photographer, played by Harvey Keitel, specializing in crime scene photos that also enjoys killing cats.

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