Dead red: brazen, bravura and battily overwrought nonsense in one of the gaudiest colour pallets imaginable. However it's the avalanche of mismatched shaping and tonality that make the abrupt sensory slaps of art and musical direction such an off-kilter triumph. Verisimilitude is a poor second to say the least. Nevertheless, rarely has such wanton blood letting looked so gratuitously gorgeous and without impunity.
Si può amare un film con una trama (di fatto) incosistente? Certo che si può, se c'è un Dario Argento in stato di grazia alla regia, pronto a sprofondare in un manierismo fatto di scenografie superlative di Bassan, la fotografia di Tovoli e le musiche dei Goblin. Un cult da vedere sul grande schermo per vedere il modo in cui il maestro indaga e gioca con lo spazio. Un must
There're few films that managed to capture a nightmare on celluloid and Suspiria is its prime example. It's a horror that doesn't need to be told, explained or understood but rather being felt through deranged use of colorful darkness, peculiar architecture and spine shivering music. Simple story benefits from masterclass direction and vise versa, while the style and the tone evoke distorted magic of classical Disney
Thought I'd finally watch this in preparation for the 2017 remake. Clearly the praiseworthy notes to take here go to the film's visual aesthetics and the score. There's no plot or acting ability present here; still, it was at least visually pleasing enough to get through the film.