A Bunch of Bava: Danger Diabolik

In 1968, Mario Bava collaborated with producer Dino De Laurentis (‘Serpico,’ ‘Red Dragon,’ 1976’s ‘King Kong,’) to bring to the screen one of the most popular Italian comic book heroes. Diabolik is not like many heroes of popular lore. Diabolik is a thief. He does not rob to the rich and give to the poor, …

One to Watch: Blake Lively

This past summer, at a preview screening of Superbad, an actress caught my eye. She first appears when Jules (the apple of Seth’s eye in the film) is asking Seth what sorts of alcohol to buy for her party. There’s a girl to the right of Jules, who for part of the conversation is playing …