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Deep Red
Dead & Buried
The Crazies
The Stendhal Syndrome
Two Evil Eyes
Uncle Sam
Cat O' Nine Tails

The Cat o' Nine Tails was only the second film directed by horror auteur Dario Argento. A rather straightforward crime thriller, Cat o' Nine Tails is considered a giallo film, a sort of stylized Italian mystery film that takes its name from the cheap pulp mystery novels of the first half of the 20th century. "Giallo" is Italian for "yellow," and pulp paperbacks originally used cheap, yellow covers.

Our commentary this week comes from James Roday and Jimmi Simpson. James is best known as Shawn Spencer on Psych, which recently wrapped up its eight-year run. He just finished his feature directorial debut, a horror-comedy called Gravy. Jimmi is best known as "that guy who you've seen in everything." Some of his recent projects include House of Cards, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Knights of Badassdom.

Directed By: Dario Argento
Starring:      Karl Malden
                   James Franciscus
                   Catherine Spaak