Conclusion: 'A Bay of Blood' wouldn't necessarily be called a classic in the Mario Bava cannon, but it's recognized as an influential motion picture in the cinema of horror, paving the way for story devices that would soon become staples of the genre.
Conclusion: Mario Bava's most violent film is also arguably his most influential. A Bay of Blood , with its high body count, creepy POV shots, and machete- wielding killer—who takes particular relish in offing a bunch of horny young adults—essentially set the template for what would, in the late 1970s and early...
Summary: It would have been nice to see the Italian cut in better shape than it is here but outside of that, this is a good release. The transfer on the US cut of the movie is excellent and the audio is quite good too.
Excerpt: is not only a really solid and fantastically bloody giallo, it's also one of the most influential horror films of the seventies. A huge influence on the slasher films that would follow in its wake, it may not have been as gory as the films H.G.
Excerpt: The Film One of the many titles of Mario Bava's template for all future bodycount movies is a particularly good summation of the film. Chain reaction (Reazione a catena) sums up the evil momentum of the adult character's actions as depraved act leads to depraved act.