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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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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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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