Just in time for the filmmaker’s birthday on September 7, Waxwork Records is releasing three Dario Argento scores on vinyl. With the remake of Argento’s Suspiria already generating plenty of buzz, it’s the perfect time to revisit the haunting, memorable scores from three of his most iconic films – Profondo Rosso, Inferno and Phenomena. More on the Argento vinyl scores below.
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George Romero and Dario Argento go way back. Argento helped Romero finance Dawn of the Dead in exchange for international distribution rights. Argento cut his own version of the film for various European markets, changing it quite a bit in the process, which led to Romero saying that Argento never really understood the film. The two later directed halves of the film Two Evil Eyes.
Now Romero might return the Dawn of the Dead recut ‘favor’ in an oblique sort of way — he’s remaking Argento’s Deep Red (aka The Hatchet Murders, aka Profundo Rosso) in 3D. Read More »