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The Curtis Harrington Short Film Collection (1946-2002)

“Desire and death dwell at the dark heart of Curtis Harrington’s short films in much the same way that implicitly incestuous twins predominate in the first and last of them, both variations on a theme set by Edgar Allan Poe’s … 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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