Tag: Creepers

September 17, 2014 / / Main Slate


By 1985, Dario Argento had already become synonymous with the macabre and had established himself as a dominant force in international genre cinema. Prior to that year’s release of PHENOMENA (later re-titled CREEPERS in the US), Argento had titillated and terrified audiences worldwide with films like BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE (1970), DEEP RED (1975) and SUSPIRIA (1977); but none of this could have prepared audiences for PHENOMENA, which features his most sinister sequence of all: Jennifer Connelly eating baby food with a tooth brush. And that’s just in the first act.