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'A Trilogy of Shock and Horror!'

Advantages: Vincent Price, Peter Lorre, Basil Rathbone
Disadvantages: All the stories are a bit rushed

A review of the MGM DVD, available from amazon for about £3.50. It has no extras. Made in 1962, this was the fourth Edgar Allan Poe adaptation director Roger Corman made for AIP. Poe’s stories, while atmospheric, aren’t terribly heavy on plot, and a ...

hogsflesh 24.02.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Tales Of Terror (DVD)

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Crook-back and drag-foot

Advantages: Decent acting, decent production values
Disadvantages: Feels like it should have been much better

A film-only review. A region 2 DVD was released fairly recently, and currently costs £6.50 on amazon. I’ve made do with an old VHS copy, though. This is often described as a horror film, although it’s really a historical epic with a few horror bits. Un ...

hogsflesh 06.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Tower Of London (DVD)

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When it reigns... it pours!

Advantages: Vincent Price, Roger Corman, beautifully shot, great set design
Disadvantages: A bit hammy and camp, and some may not like Vincent Price...

...quiet Sunday with nothing much on television meant a look through our DVD collection for something to watch. We chose a film I had never seen and my fiancé had seen, but years ago – The Masque of the Red Death. This is a horror film from 1964, based on ...

KarenUK 16.05.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Masque Of The Red Death (DVD)

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SHUDDER... at the blood-stained dance of the Red Death!

Advantages: It looks great and the cast is wonderful
Disadvantages: It's not terribly horrifying

The Film Year: 1964 Director: Roger Corman Stars: Vincent Price, Jane Asher, Patrick Magee More information available here: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0058333/ Roger Corman has become a legendary figure in American exploitation cinema. Th ...

hogsflesh 20.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Masque Of The Red Death (DVD)

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Old Style Horror

Advantages: Good story and great look
Disadvantages: Might be a bit tame for today's gore fest lovers

...A few years back if you mentioned scary movies you had to talk about one of the all time great horror stars Vincent Price. His career spanned many decades from studio actor in the 30's, 40's to film baddie in the 50's and to being the star of many horror ...

Mauri 16.10.2006 · Read full review
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