Hammer Films

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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24 Jan 2019

Bay Of The Living Dead: Beware The Stare Of Dracula: A Celebration Of Hammer Horror

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. For nearly twenty years beginning in 1957, England’s Hammer Films was the go-to studio for old fashioned Gothic horror. The company’s reign of terror began with The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957), a full color, blood and thunder re-imagining of

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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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05 May 2017

Bay of the Living Dead: M. Night Shyamalan Gets His Groove Back And Other Scary Classics

Welcome to Bay of the Living Dead, a twice a month column about the horror genre. There was no column for the past month since I was dealing with some health issues, but like the zombies from George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead, I have risen again! The Philadelphia based auteur M. Night

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