The Luciano Ercoli's Death Box Set Coming soon from No Shame

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  1. rhett

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    It will probably be the next thing I review. Hopefully next weekend the reviews will be up.
     
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    Were you able to get them reviewed rhett?
     
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    Ask me again in 30 minutes. ;)
     
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    I talked to a friend of mine that is a big time soundtrack collector. He collects all kinds of soundtracks but his specialty is anything by an Italian composer (ala Ennio Morricone etc.) that was done in the 60's or 70's and he said that the stuff on this CD is extremely rare in that none of it has ever gotten an official CD release ... until now.

    He plans on buying the box set not so much for the movies but just to get the included CD which as a soundtrack collector is more important to him than the actual movies.

    - John "FulciLives" Coleman
     
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    Rhett, where are the reviews? It's been 30 minutes already. :D :)
     
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    Thanks for the cool tidbit. An even more reason to buy it now. :banana:
     
  7. onebyone

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    There's a review of it up at DVDTalk. It sounds like a pretty good package to me. I will be checking it out for sure.
     
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    *cough* :D
     
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    Thanks for the reviews rhett. Insightful and cool.

    But, the way you said it, it seemed as if they are slow films. Are they?
     
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    They are about 10 minutes longer than most gialli, and have a few less kills than most as well. So that added time is more spent to piecing together the case. So really, if you like the slueth aspect of gialli, it won't seem slow, but compared to the violent and stylish approaches of Argento and Martino, the films tread at a much more casual pace.
     
  11. Noto

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    True enough, although I felt both films were very different. Midnight certainly has a sense of urgency about it that High Heels does not. There were much more gruesome and brutal death scenes in it as well. High Heels is so far removed that it almost doesn't seem like a giallo picture at all.
     
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    I still think both focus on the facts more than the deaths, but yeah, I agree with you about MIDNIGHT being more brutal. I said in my review that HIGH HEELS was made before Argento had really redefined the genre, so that's probably why the pace is more loose and detached than the later MIDNIGHT.
     
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    Are you going to review it for your site Notoriousaurus?
     
  14. Noto

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    Yes. I watched the films but haven't wrote a lick of text yet. It should be up before the release date though.
     
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    Cool. Let us know when it's ready.
     
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    Alright!Mine shipped today!
     
  18. logboy

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    here's my review : http://www.twitchfilm.net/archives/005110.html

    three issues in the main : not typical of the giallo genre, has both positive and negative sides to it but no reasons to avoid the set (infact, its great for fans), secondly there are story stylings and structures which are odd which some may not be prepared for, finally its soundtrack cd is probably for the hardcore fans of such movies... overall, its worth buying if you know what youre getting yourself in for, if you like giallos or genre movies, especially old(ish) ones.
     
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    Thanks logboy,I just quickly read the review.I will read it in detail later when the DVD arrives.
    I read enough about High Heels to know that I'm going to enjoy it (seen the other) :D.Gastaldi rules!:D

    I agree with you on the choice of music on the CD.But for Death Walks at Midnight there is already a CD available here:
    http://www.moviegrooves.com/shop/et-morteaccarez.htm
    And for the Cipriani score:it seems very difficult to put any Cipriani score to CD (copyright issues?).Only 8 listed at Moviegrooves.So what we get here is pretty rare and very welcome indeed!
     
  20. logboy

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    personally would like to find out a lot more about the odd soundtracks that are out there for films like this, keen on the 'solange' track that was used in kill bill but which didnt seem to appear on the soundtrack cd - is there a solange soundtrack cd? - are there any decent sites that give good recommendations and education on (particularly) the italian side of things from decades gone by?...
     

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