Synapse takes what was already arguably the best single-title home-video release of 2018 and makes it exponentially more essential.
Arrow sheds clarifying light on Argento’s elusive and hallucinatory film, without compromising its unnerving bottomlessness.
This restoration of Suspiria is revelatory and head-spinning.
Argento’s late masterwork remains a real eye-opener, and it’s never looked better than in this new Blu-ray presentation.
This dark satire on ownership and its discontents makes its Blu-ray debut with a remarkable 4K restoration and a trio of informative interviews.
In terms of demographics, Dario Argento is clearly intended as a text for both newcomers and knowledgeable fans alike.
A preferable alternative would be watching Debbie Does Dallas while squirting Hershey’s Syrup into my mouth.
Dario Argento undervalues his material, but his set pieces are glorious enough that the film’s plot contrivances can be forgiven.
Take Opera as the last time the great Argento was cracked himself.
The success of Dario Argento’s masterpiece depends on the spectator’s appreciation for its rigid self-reflexivity.
Its secrets unravel via a series of carefully calibrated compositions that become not unlike virtual gateways into Freudian pasts.