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Tag Archives: Friday the 13th
“As flies to wanton boys are we to the gods; They kill us for their sport.” – King Lear This week’s film for the Mario Bava film fest was the 1971 Twitch of the Death Nerve (a.k.a. Reazione a catena, … Continue reading
Back in February of 2006 I did my first Movie List #1″ post (which inspired my epic “The Horror, the Horror” horror movie list post (probabaly the most visited ‘serious’ post on the bava over the last six years) , it was … Continue reading
I recently saw the above movie poster for Mario Bava’s Twitch of the Death Nerve (1971), and I just love the whole sense of occasion created by the hysteria: “The first motion picture to require a face-to-face warning!” The exaggeration … Continue reading
Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) remains one of the great films of the slasher genre, I actually taught it back in the Summer of 2000 as part of a discussion of recent Horror film cycles. Not only does it pick … Continue reading
Hollywood continues down the road of cannibalizing its own archive, this time with a brand new Friday the 13th and My Bloody Valentine —both due out in early 2009. I won’t lie, I desperately want to see both films. Knowing … Continue reading