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A Bay of Blood


  • Score: 71

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  • Gialli, blending brutality & style, finds its roots in Bava's influential 'A Bay of Blood,' lauded in restored editions for horror aficionados.

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  • Video: 73

  • This Blu-ray release boasts improved image quality, with a notable enhancement in detail and colors across two versions of the film, despite some issues with black levels and the Italian cut's poor transfer.

  • Audio: 68

  • Arrow's LPCM mono track for 'Bay of Blood' maintains authentic, gritty audio with evident hiss and crackle, fitting the film's seedy vibe. Despite minor damage and synch issues, Cipriani's score shines through, preserving the classic Italian horror sound.

  • Extra: 63

  • Tim Lucas offers a detailed, passionate commentary on 'A Bay of Blood,' with trivia and insights, amid varied bonus content and releases highlighting the film and Italian genre filmmaking's nuances.

  • Movie: 70

  • Arrow's 'Bay of Blood' release showcases Bava's influential proto-slasher with rich packaging and extras, highlighting its impact on horror and the giallo genesis.