Screening Room: ‘Suspiria’

Tilda Swinton in ‘Suspiria’ (Amazon Studios)

The remake of Dario Argento’s Suspiria by Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name)hits theaters this weekend.

My review is at Eyes Wide Open:

Being a late-1970s grindhouse semi-classic from a director whose misses far outnumbered his hits, Suspiria was a far from perfect movie. That doesn’t, however, explain why it needed a second version. Still, interest was piqued — how could it not be, given nearly all-female cast and coming in a time when queasy horror motifs seem to be creeping into mainstream entertainment from all sides. (What is House of Cards but horror by way of Richard III?)…

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