[quote=“Yodlaf Peterson, post:1, topic:517”]Lucio Fulci has contributed to many great Italian movies and directed films across all genres, Western, Giallo, Horror, Futuristic, Comedy but quite often never got the credit he deserved and many critics who didn’t really know about the full spectrum of his work labeled him a horror hack.
He has made a couple of excellent Spaghetti westerns, MASSACRE TIME and FOUR OF THE APOCALYPsE (even SILVER SADDLE is enjoyable for a later entry) and Giallos, LIZARD IN A WOMAN’S SKIN, DON’T TORTURE A DUCKLING, MURDER TO THE TUNE OF SEVEN BLACK NOTES, and not forgetting the Italian horror classics of the late 70’s/Early 80’s.
Unfortunately he only made one crime film but what a crime film it is, the superb SMUGGLER (CONTRABAND) WITH Fabio Testi.
I met him in 1994 and even though his English was quite poor he was a very loveable character and it doesn’t seem that he has been gone for over 10 years now.
Lucio Fulci R.I.P.
What do you think of his movies?[/quote]
Like most directors he has made some excellent films and some not so good, my personal last best one was THE NEW YORK RIPPER, and I am not a fan of much after that.
What puzzles me is why did he not make many spaghetti’s in the 1960’s?
Do woman like Fulci films I wonder, as so many meet horrible deaths in his later work?
DON’T TORTURE A DUCKLING I find is a fascinating film, and very ahead of its time with its subject matter.
My personal best out of his Horrors is THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETRY, but all his horrors around this period are enjoyable films to watch.
Cool that you met MR FULCI, you have made me jealous!.