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08 Jan 2021

Bay of the Living Dead: More Hammer Horror!

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Last month we took a look at the recent Blu Ray releases of two classic Hammer horror films. As was stated, Hammer Films is a British production company who, from 1957-1975, was world famous for its sumptuous,

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04 Dec 2020

Bay of the Living Dead: The Horror of Hammer Films

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column returns after a one year hiatus and will be seen around the 1st of each month here at BAS. From 1957 until approximately 1975, England’s Hammer Films was known and beloved for their Gothic horror

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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10 Nov 2020

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival Goes Virtual Amid Pandemic

In spite of the pandemic, the annual San Francisco Transgender Film Festival will go on as scheduled, albeit online. Now in its 22nd year, the event offers trans and gender non-conforming filmmakers a chance to reach a broad audience. This year’s festival runs this Thursday through Sunday. Shawna Virago, artistic

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30 Oct 2020

Vinyl Nation: An Uplifting and Fun New Doc on Resurgence of Vinyl Records

  Vinyl Nation, a new documentary by Christopher Boone and Kevin Smokler, opens at a record store in Kansas City. A huge crowd of people is lining up early in the morning. It’s Record Store Day, an annual event when record stores see “record” business. The crowd is upbeat. All are

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08 Jun 2020

Beyond the Shadows: A Ghost Story With a Social Conscious

What happens when a group of phony ghost hunters stumble upon some real ghosts? The answer can be found in Beyond the Shadows, a new film by auteur David Gustafson. The low budget film, which touches upon themes of Native American genocide, is now streaming at You Tube. “I am

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19 Sep 2019

de Young museum’s “Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin” Elevates Tattooing to High Art

Now on display through October 6, the de Young museum presents Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin, a retrospective of the life and career of California native and Bay Area resident Ed Hardy, one of the most respected tattoo artists in the world.

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30 Aug 2019

Bay Of The Living Dead: Master Of Dark Shadows

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. A few columns back we took a look at some of the the made for TV horror films produced by Dan Curtis. Now, along comes Master Of Dark Shadows, a new documentary which celebrates Curtis (1927-2006) and his most

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03 Jun 2019

Is Maniac The Goriest Film Ever?

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. William Lustig’s Maniac shocked moviegoers and critics alike upon its release in 1980. A character driven slasher film, Maniac featured scenes of extreme gore unlike anything that had previously been seen on the screen. The film was deemed unsuitable for

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