Tag - Mario Bava

Caltiki, the Immortal Monster!

32 Days of Halloween VII, Day 15: Caltiki...

In a short while, we’ll be going to schlocksville to do battle with a blob. To sort of offset this, let’s aim for some culture. Previously, I did a recording of Macbeth for 32 Days, and looking back over the archives I was...

Twitch of the Death Nerve

32 Days of Halloween VI, Movie Night No. 26:...

It’s Mario Bava Night here at 32 Days of Halloween and we’re watching Twitch of the Death Nerve (although it’s shown here under the alternate title of A Bay of Blood). The film that launched a thousand slasher...

32 Days of Halloween V, Movie Night No. 26:...

For tonight’s pick, we’re revisiting a film we previously just posted the trailer for, The Mask of Satan, the official directorial debut of Mario Bava. It also goes by Black Sunday. One of the worst things about a witch who is...

Kill Baby Kill

32 Days of Halloween V, Day 23: Kill Baby...

Day 23 is reserved for creepy, evil, killer children. I mean, children are pretty damn creepy to begin with, if you think about it (you probably shouldn’t think about it). But a good example of taking creepy to 11 is the wide-eyed...

Hatchet for the Honeymoon

32 Days of Halloween IV, Movie Night No. 26:...

Since last year we were having fun with Italian director Mario Bava, why not go back to that particular well of spaghetti horror and enjoy Hatchet for the Honeymoon from 1970? (Incidentally, “Well of Spaghetti” is not a sequel to...

32 Days of Halloween III, Movie Night No...

So after looking at the Mario Bava twofer that we opened Day 26 with last year during 32 Days of Halloween, I yanked out another own his films to share with all of you in its entirety: Planet of the Vampires. It’s a sci-fi film that...