Blood and Black Lace

Blood and Black Lace ★★★★★

bava's signature style of elegantly-crafted gruesomeness, artificial lights and painterly compositions meets its perfect material in this 60s pop art giallo about about a bunch rich fashion designers and models who have surrounded themselves with an industry of beautiful surfaces and colorful images in an attempt cover up their greedy, erotic, murderous impulses. formally turning all their corruption and hollow beauty into this baroque dollhouse (as decadent as it is sadistic) as it moves through its many meticulous, technicolor funhouse murder machine setpieces.

full discussion on ep 192 of my podcast SLEAZOIDS.

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