“The Last Terror of Man”: 2012, CALTIKI – IL MONSTRO IMMORTALE, and the Rise of Mario Bava

“The Last Terror of Man”: 2012, CALTIKI – IL MONSTRO IMMORTALE, and the Rise of Mario Bava

Misinterpreted Mayan religious carvings have led to the year 2012 becoming part of the pop culture eschatology zeitgeist of the 21st century. Mario Bava, unsurprisingly, was there first, and brought an all-consuming mutant protoplasm along for the ride.