May 29, 2024


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American Giallo ‘Eyes of Laura Mars’ Is a Vision of 1970s Fashion Photography [Horror Queers Podcast]

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Let’s All Chant.

July wound up getting a different wild thirty day period as Trace and I veered all over the spot. From cross-dressing serial killers in Insidious: Chapter 2 and Psycho, to trans representation in Escape Space: Match of Champions, to the exceptionally queer forged and crew of Peaches Christ’s All About Evil. Now we’re closing out the month with an American Giallo in the John Carpenter-scripted Irvin Kerschner flick Eyes of Laura Mars (1978).

In the movie, Faye Dunaway stars as the titular character. Laura Mars is an incredibly effective trend photographer whose graphic depictions of sexual intercourse and violence have brought on a stir. The consideration on her spirals when her images are exposed to be mirrors of real lifetime murders and the killer begins focusing on her and her good friends.

The movie capabilities a stacked solid, which include Raul Julia, Brad Dourif, René Auberjonois and a little one confronted Tommy Lee Jones as a policeman who turns into Laura’s new lover.

Can Laura detect the killer right before they appear for her? Only the eyes know!

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Episode 241: Eyes of Laura Mars (1978) feat. Carter Smith

Seize your digicam and get ready to scream since we’re speaking about Irvin Kerschner’s Eyes of Laura Mars (1978). Joining us to examine the manner, the pictures, and the sizzling 70s males is director and returning guest Carter Smith.

We’re obsessed with the glitz and the glamor of this John Carpenter-scripted movie, even if we have qualms about the romance amongst Faye Dunaway’s title character and law enforcement officer Tommy Lee Jones.

In addition: wasting Raul Julia, lesbian versions, genuine lifetime popular fashionistas, Carter’s encounters on established, and our modern Euro”peen”-established sequel.

Cross out Eyes of Laura Mars!

Coming up on Wednesday: We’re heading Gothic Horror with Spanish writer/director Alejandro Amenábar’s English language debut, The Other people (2001).

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