With Criterion about to release Franju’s enigmatic masterpiece of macabre poetry on blu-ray for the first time, Steve Head, David Kleiler and Dan Kimmel get together to discuss the film’s unique place in the history of French cinema and the influences that shaped Franju’s artistic vision. Also on this episode, Dan presents us with his “Don’t Talk To Me Until You’ve Seen These” list of essential horror films.
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Stephen Slaughter Head was co-editor of the Star Wars website TheForce.net, co-founder of the much-loved movie news website IGN FilmForce, and editor of the movie section at AOL’s Propellor.com. As a film journalist he has more than 2,000 published articles at IGN.com. His work has also appeared on AOL.com, and in Esquire magazine and the Boston Phoenix. Stephen hosts the Diabolique Webcast.