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Mario Bava (b. 1914—d. 1980) was an Italian filmmaker whose work has influenced that of Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, and Francis Ford Coppola, among a score of others. He’s also credited with indirectly spawning the slasher film craze of the ’80’s. Sort of a jack-of-all-trades in the Italian film industry, working as a cinematographer and special effects designer as well… Read more »

13 May 2014 | Features, Film Lists