Black Sabbath

Forget Batali. The real Molto Maria is Bava and Black Sabbath sees him in fine, if uneven form. Depending on which version you see, this anthology starts with The Drop of Water, then segues into The Telephone, and then ends with The Wurdalak. [and please check out our podcast discussion of Black Sabbath] The strongestContinue reading “Black Sabbath”

Spider Baby

A cheeky exploration of in/out-group dynamics, Spider Baby takes us into the decrepit Los Angeles estate of the Merrye family descendants, sterile genetic defectives suffering from a condition that makes them revert to atavistic, cannibal behavior. This includes offing the poor local postie, slicing him to bits after trappingĀ him in a web, but not beforeContinue reading “Spider Baby”