Dario Argento’s late masterwork Opera remains a real eye-opener, and it’s never looked better than in this new Blu-ray presentation.
Birds of a fiendish feather will flock to Blue Underground’s sterling new Blu-ray transfer of Michele Soavi’s film.
The action is mostly restricted to a claustrophobic setting cannily chosen for the genre's frequent themes of spectatorship and heightened sensation.
The Church is certainly one of the more successful Argento riffs ever made.
Only Michele Soavi has ever come close to matching the breathtaking awe of a hyper-stylized Argento set piece.
As for the film’s infamous keyhole set piece, it reinforces Dario Argento’s fascination with seeing as terror mechanism.