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Bava’s Odyssey

#HappyBirthday MARIO BAVA (1914–1980) master of #Giallo , #Horror & #Light !!! pic.twitter.com/oxpxxjLla0 — Dr. Giallo (@Dr_Giallo) July 31, 2018 I learned on Twitter that today is Mario Bava’s birthday. This blog has been inspired by this Italian film director … Continue reading

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Reclaim Video on a Thursday Afternoon

While Reclaim Video officially opened two weeks ago,  it did not really dawn on me until almost a week later.  After the grand opening we locked in with MBS  then road tripped to get Centipede. But as it turns out people … Continue reading

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The Blog that Knew Too Much

Today I picked up this very large, colorful French film poster for Mario Bava’s 1963 film giallo The Girl Who Knew Too Much. It’s pretty special, and not just because it’s a cool piece of vintage film poster art for … Continue reading

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bava branding update

So, I did a couple of Daily Creates yesterday and today, and wham just like that I feel like I stepped through a portal that brought me back to the generative internet of people and things. It’s amazing how far just … Continue reading

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Nacho Cerdá is Phenomena!

Saw 2001: A Space Odyssey last night in 70MM at the relatively new movie theater Phenomena http://t.co/B23lwemtwC was awesome — Jim Groom (@jimgroom) June 11, 2015 One of the things I have been dying to writing about is the awesome … Continue reading

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Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)

@jimgroom Bava Snob — Martin Weller (@mweller) October 27, 2014 I try not to be, but whenever I see a Dario Argento film it’s hard not to compare his work to the master, Mario Bava. And with such a pairing, Argento always … Continue reading

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Hitchcock Motifs

UMW Art History professor JeanAnn Dabb is teaching a Freshman Seminar on Alfred Hitchcock. Few subjects in this world are more compelling than Hitchcock’s films, and it’s hard to think of a better excuse to run a course blog. So, that’s … Continue reading

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Some Raro Poliziottesco

Since my trip to Italy I’ve been thinking a lot about the Poliziottesco genre of Italian b-movies. I’ve also been watching my fair share. Raro Video, a publishing house located in Minneapolis, has been brilliant enough to re-release a lot of … Continue reading

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Il Giallo a Fumetti: Diabolik

Antonella bought me a Diabolik comic at the Mestre train station outside of Venice, Italy the other day. Diabolik is a fictional master thief and the anti-hero of Italy’s most popular fumetti (Italian for comic) which has been published monthly since 1962. What’s … Continue reading

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Mario Bava must have gotten bit by Rabid Dogs

Paul Bond and I were as good as our word, we worked through ten of Mario Bava’s best films for the Bavafest we’ve been doing since March. This post has the tenth and final (for now!) discussion of what might … Continue reading

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