Giallo. The word means 'yellow' in Italian. It is also a genre of film and literature which began in Italy in the 1960s. Usually including elements of horror, crime and erotica, the genre is said to have been a significant influence on the slasher movie.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
For this issue I welcome submissions that have some connecting thread to the theme (be that arterial or 3-ply). A film script, a review, a story about a director, an actor, a sound engineer, an extra working on a giallo film, for example.
Some notable gialli include:
Blood and Black Lace
Four Flies on Grey Velvet