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Wide World of Horror: ‘Aenigma’ – recycling ideas without any of the fun

Aenigma

Screenplay by Lucio Fulci & Giorgio Mariuzzo

Directed by Lucio Fulci

1987, Italy/Yugoslavia

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. By this point in his career Lucio Fulci was severely running out of steam. His titles were no longer met with any fanfare and even his most ardent supporters had begun to think less of his newer creations. With his best days behind him the once acclaimed director turned towards two different pathways to help keep his filmmaking career afloat.

The first path Signore Fulci chose was to get more violent, bloodier, and gorier. This pathway produced mixed returns. At times the gore was outstanding, enough to keep a viewer interested and wanting more. In other instances the gore was in service of a paltry story and left the viewer wondering the point of all the brutality. Either way this pathway has very little bearing on Aenigma.

The second pathway chosen
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Voices From Beyond, Just Before Dawn, and Nightmare City Hitting Blu-ray

Three truly obscure titles are getting set to hit Blu-ray for the first and very limited time. That's right, kids! Jeff Lieberman's hillbilly slasher Just Before Dawn is on its way along with Fulci's Voices From Beyond and Umberto Lenzi's Nightmare City!

There's a catch though... Just Before Dawn and Voices From Beyond will only be sold through the Code Red website and will both be granted an Extremely limited run. Order Just Before Dawn here and Voices From Beyond here. No firm release date has been given for either film. Hurry up! These two will likely sell out fast.

Now on to the good news... for the first time we are getting the original uncut version of Just Before Dawn from the original InterNegative. Also included will be an extended cut (for overseas distribution) and the original theatrical trailer.

Synopsis

Five friends set out for a weekend camping excursion to drink,
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