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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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The Night of the Devils (Giorgio Ferroni, 1972)

“A minor masterpiece of Italian horror, Night of the Devils both harkens back to Mario Bava-based gothic horrors as well as anticipates the gory excesses of latter-day Lucio Fulci. Raro Video provides an excellent Blu-ray transfer and modestly engaging extras.” … 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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