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The ‘Godfather Of Gore’, Filmmaker Herschell Gordon Lewis, Dead At 87

“With his 1963 film Blood Feast, Lewis is widely credited with pioneering the splatter genre, despite it being considered ‘an insult even to the most puerile and salacious of audiences’ in a Variety review. A later critique described it as ‘one of the important releases in film history, ushering in a new acceptance of explicit […]
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