Tag Archives: Barbara Steele

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (Riccardo Freda, 1964)

“An essential title for fans of Italian Gothic cinema, The Horrible Dr. Hichcock gets a reasonably good-looking, if barebones, Blu-ray release from Olive Films.” Read the entire review on Slant Magazine. Advertisements

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Night’s Black Agents: Jean Rollin’s The Grapes of Death and Night of the Hunted

“The most recent Jean Rollin films to make their Blu-ray debut from Kino and Redemption Films mark a significant departure for the filmmaker. Forced by financial exigencies to eschew the timeless fairy-tale quality of his early-’70s vampire films, Rollin sets … Continue reading

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Bloodsuckers, Hatchet Murderers, and Lollipop-Smacking Devils: Three by Mario Bava

“Undisputed maestro of the macabre, Mario Bava put Italian horror cinema on the map in the late 1950s with I Vampiri, the first horror film to come out of Italy since the silent era. Gothic horror was in the air, … Continue reading

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