Originally published in May of 2015, Zach Betonte and Andrew Swope discuss Lucio Fulci’s spandex slasher film, “Murder Rock” originally released in 1984. The discussion elaborates on Fulci’s relationship to 1980’s American popular culture, the irrational character motivations, and how Fulci’s production restrictions enhance the formal atmosphere of his films.
Published by Zachary Betonte
Zachary Betonte is a moving image artist and writer from Cleveland, OH, whose films are concerned with discovering new forms of cinematic thinking by means of the loop, repetition, and impulses facilitated by montage technique. His work has previously screened at the Akron Museum of Art and Cleveland Museum of Art. He currently resides and works in Durham, North Carolina. View more posts