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Suspiria Movie Review

Written by Samantha Wolfe

A common question asked amongst film-lovers is what is it, exactly, that makes a film “good?” Often, films that get everything right on the technical side feel dry and loveless, while the popularity of “so bad it’s good” films created by the likes of Tommy Wiseau (The Room) and Neil Breen (Fateful Findings) prove that a movie doesn’t actually have to be well made to be enjoyed. My favorite film, Italian director Dario Argento’s 1977 magnum opus Suspiria, falls somewhere in the middle. A combination of over and under acting, an incredibly disjointed score, and genuinely gorgeous visuals work to create a campy horror classic unlike any other.