Posts Tagged ‘Bruno Mattei’

Throwback Horror: Night of the Zombies (1980)

Throwback Horror: Night of the Zombies (1980)

Tweet With the zombie invasion brought on by George A. Romero’s seminal “Dawn of the Dead” Bruno Mattei’s “Night of the Zombies” (aka “Hell of the Living Dead”, “Virus”, “Zombie Creeping Flesh”, “Zombie 4”…I think that’s it) brought to the screen a film rich full of horrible use of stock footage, zombie clichés, and a serious violation of background […]




An Italian Disasterpiece: Hell of the Living Dead

An Italian Disasterpiece: Hell of the Living Dead

Tweet While some are swooning over Argento’s visual design, Bava’s atmospheric giallos, and Fulci’s colorful gore during Italian Week, I’ve decided to share some laughter over one of the epic failures of Italian horror. Whatever name you call it — Virus, Hell of the Living Dead, Night of the Zombies, Zombie Creeping Flesh, Zombies of […]




Mad Mario: A Few Thoughts on Italian Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

Mad Mario: A Few Thoughts on Italian Post-Apocalyptic Cinema

Imagine if THE ROAD WARRIOR had a scene where Mel Gibson’s backdoor got violated by the Lord Humongous. That’s what happens in Italian rip-off territory.




Bruno Mattei’s Hell of The Living Dead, a guest post by Jim Wilkes of 42nd Street Cinema

Bruno Mattei’s Hell of The Living Dead, a guest post by Jim Wilkes of 42nd Street Cinema

Tweet We are lucky enough to have another guest post for Italian Horror Week! This one comes to us from Jim Wilkes of 42nd Street Cinema and Bloody Italiana. Jim has been gracious enough to give us a short and sweet glimpse into the glorious 1982 classic, Hell of The Living Dead aka Zombie Creeping […]