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This Film May Be “The Most Disturbing Experience You Can Have”

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Avant-garde filmmaker, Luca Guadagnino, is back on the radar with his remake of the famed horror film, Suspiria. Last year, Guadagnino directed the beautiful love story Call Me by Your Name and made quite a buzz in the film community. But now, he’s taking an entirely new direction with this graphic depiction of a dancer’s dream gone wrong. Guadagnino says he hopes it is “the most disturbing experience you can have.”

Guadagnino’s ‘Suspiria’ An Artful Rendition Of The Original Italian Film

Suspiria was originally a 1977 Italian horror film. It touches on the supernatural, as well as feminine power and fear. In the original, Jessica Harper plays an American ballet dancer that travels to Germany to join a prestigious troupe. However, after a series of gruesome murders connected to the troupe, she realizes the dance academy is not what it seems at all.

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Tilda Swinton Leads An Occult Dance Troupe

The 2018 film is also set in Germany but adds depth and dimension to the characters. Susie, the American student, attracts a particular attention to the troupe leader Madame Blanc, played by Tilda Swinton. The plot follows Susie, the other dancers, and the madames who control the troupe with witchcraft and cunning. But the film is much more than a suspense horror. This graphic scene was too much for even some critics to stomach.

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Suspiria’s Gore Sickeningly Captivating

Suspiria like any good horror film has plenty of bloody scenes, but the most memorable is at the beginning of the film when Susie auditions for the lead in her troupe. During her audition, another dancer who had upset Madame Blanc is shown trapped in a room full of mirrors. Susie’s movements seem to control the other dancer, throwing her around the room until her bones break and her organs split open. This is presumably caused by Madame Blanc, who use the power of the dance troupe’s performances to carry out her sinister acts.

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The Epic Art Horror Receives Mixed Critical Review

Suspiria is inarguably a spectacular art film, but some critics believe it lacked emotion. Others stated that it could have been much more concise and that the color palette was disappointing in comparison to Guadagnino’s other films. Critic David Ehrlich said the film is “more gross than it is creepy and more elegiac than it is gross.” However, hype for the release is growing in the horror film fandom.

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See Suspiria Late Fall 2018

Suspiria premiered at the Venice Film Festival in August. Since then, Amazon Studios has announced a limited release in Los Angeles and New York on October 26. It has not been announced what theatres will carry it upon release. Regardless, you can get excited to watch Suspiria on November 2, 2018.

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What Caused the Rift Between Caitlyn Jenner and the Kardashians

Caitlyn Jenner changed the world twice. Once in 1976 when she took home a gold medal and set records in the Montreal Olympics as Bruce Jenner, and the second time in 2015 when she came out to the world as a transgender woman. Both as Bruce and as Caitlyn, she has been heavily tied to the Kardashian family pop-culture powerhouse through her 24-year marriage to family matriarch Kris. Since introducing herself to the world as Caitlyn, though, Jenner has had a fallout with the Kardashian family – and drama ensued. Here’s how it all went down, and where they are today.

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Five Psychological Thrillers That Are Simply Bonechiling

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