Tags : Mario Bava


The golden era of Italian horror dates from the early 60’s to the mid 80’s. During that time directors such as Mario Bava, Dario Argento, Lucio Fulci, Antonio Margheriti, Umberto Lenzi, Joe D’Amato, and Enzo. G. Castellari directed some of the most outrageous terror films ever. As well as depicting some of the most stylish […]Read More

The Abertoir Horror Festival 2017: Part 2

Instead of watching films on the big screen first thing on the second day of the festival, I made my acting debut in an independent short shot down on Aberystwyth’s iconic sea front. Widower, directed by South Wales based filmmaker Tom Hughes will be available online by December the 12th.Read More

A Blade in the Dark (1983) Review

The affirmative opinion amongst genre fans is that quality ‘giallo’ films peaked during the 1970’s. It is no secret that the quintessential releases of the sub-genre were distributed during that time. The masters of giallo cinema, Mario Bava and Dario Argento lay the groundwork for a succession of directorial peers who attempted to make their […]Read More

Caltiki, the Immortal Monster (1959) Review

Opening with a description of the ancient legend of the Mayan’s regarding a vengeful goddess named Caltiki, which seemingly forced the civilized society to abandon their homes and temples in 607AD in mysterious circumstances, the film then shows the aforementioned ruins of the superstitious yet advanced people and a crazed archaeologist frantically fleeing them back […]Read More

Mario Bava’s Rabid Dogs bite back on Blu-ray

Arrow Video is thrilled to announce the UK Blu-ray and DVD release of Mario Bava’s Rabid Dogs out now. This new deluxe release will include both Rabid Dogs, Bava’s original version posthumously completed from his notes and Kidnapped, the re-edited, re-dubbed and re-scored version, supervised by Bava’s son and assistant director Lamberto Bava, and producer Alfredo […]Read More