Bay of the Living Dead

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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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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07 Dec 2018

How Dan Curtis Transformed Horror Movies on TV

  Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Throughout the 1970s Dan Curtis (1927-2006) was the master of TV horror. His career in the genre began in the mid-1960s, when his bizarre daytime soap opera Dark Shadows became an unexpected pop culture phenomenon, at its peak pulling

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25 Oct 2018

Bay Of The Living Dead: Halloween Horrors Around Town

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Greetings, great pumpkins! Halloween is once again upon us and there are plenty of goings-on around town to wet your horrific appetite. If classic horror films are your cup of tea, then head over to the big,

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07 Sep 2018

Bay Of The Living Dead: Haunters, New Doc Takes You Behind The Scenes Of Haunted Houses

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column has been on hiatus, but now it’s back. In Haunters: The Art Of The Scare, documentary filmmaker Jon Schnitzer takes audiences on a roller coaster ride through Halloween haunted house attractions that are created

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07 Feb 2018

Bay of the Living Dead: The Beauty of Mario Bava

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. The column returns after a two month hiatus. Glad to be back! Few filmmakers can match the stunning visual beauty of Mario Bava, the Italian auteur who made a number of horror films in Italy during the 1960s

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21 Aug 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: The Transfiguration–a New Horror Classic

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Michael O’Shea’s The Transfiguration deserves to be talked about. A no budget indie shot primarily in New York City housing projects, the film is a quiet, chilling character study of an African American kid who’s obsessed with vampire movies.

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14 Jun 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: You Made Me Hate Myself–Well I LIke Myself Now!

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre. Willard (1971) Willard was a sensation when it was first released in 1971. The low budget chiller played to packed houses for months, grossing $14,545,941, an enormous amount of money in those days. Willard was a love story, perhaps one

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