Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Girl Who Knew Too Much

The Girl Who Knew Too Mucha.k.a. The Evil Eye This is the film that launched the Giallo genre in Italian cinema, although it would probably be more accurate to refer to The Girl Who Knew Too Much as a proto-giallo … Continue reading

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White Chalk – P. J. Harvey

I’ve been listening to this album since it came out in 2007 and I’m becoming increasingly convinced that it’s set to be remembered as a true classic. Of course, all of P.J. Harvey’s albums are great, but White Chalk seems … Continue reading

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Badlands

I thought I would have a break from Mario Bava Movies and re-watch Terrence Malick’s Badlands. I haven’t seen this movie since it was screened on Moviedrome presented by Alex Cox when I was a kid. The plot follows Kit … Continue reading

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The Gathering: The Reek

This is a film for Channel 4 that Brendan Williams and I composed the Soundtrack for

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Electro

I’ve just got back from a mini-spending spree in Manchester. As usual, I didn’t intend to buy anything, but consumerism got the better of me. Amongst other things, I picked up a double CD of the Streets Sounds Definitive Electro … Continue reading

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath 1963a.k.a. Three Faces of Fear Black Sabbath is an anthology movie starring horror legend, Boris Karloff, and was Bava’s personal favourite among his horror films. If you are a fan of unsettling tales and the stylized primary colour … Continue reading

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The Mask of Satan

The Mask of Satan 1960a.k.a. Black Sundaya.k.a. The Mask of the Devil If you’re a fan of Bava, then you’ve probably already seen this first film in the Bava boxset (I’ve no idea why I haven’t!!). Anyway, if you are … Continue reading

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