Gothic Grotesque: Aristide Massaccesi’s Death Smiles on a Murderer (Arrow Video)

By Jeremy Carr. Highlighting the Arrow Video Blu-ray of Death Smiles on a Murderer (also known as Death Smiled at Murder) is a video essay by Kat Ellinger. In this roughly twenty-minute supplement, “Taboo: Sex, Death and Transgression,” Ellinger considers, as much as time permits, the nearly 200 films directed by Aristide Massaccesi (most popularly credited … Continue reading Gothic Grotesque: Aristide Massaccesi’s Death Smiles on a Murderer (Arrow Video)