Dario Argento (born September 7, 1940) is an Italian film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for his work in the horror film genre, particularly in the subgenre known as giallo, and for his influence on modern horror and slasher movies.
Father of Asia Argento.
Co-wrote the screenplay for Once Upon a Time in the West.
Has used the Italian prog-rock band Goblin in several of his films.
Worked with George A. Romero on Dawn of the Dead and helped hin get the movie off the ground.
Dario Argento is one of my favorite directors. His films Bird With the Crystal Plummage, Deep Red, Suspiria, Tenebre and Inferno are some of the genre's best. Some may criticize his style over substance way of filmmaking, but I'm not one of them. I really enjoy Argento's use of color and lighting. His audio and visual assault on the senses add to his tight directorial style that walks the fine razor edge of tension. Sadly, his latest films lack the flair and grittiness … more