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Mummy ache

Advantages: Impressive picture quality for films' ages
Disadvantages: Films are mostly weak

...This blu-ray boxset is currently £25 on amazon. The Mummy is one of Universal’s less well known classic horror franchises. The original Mummy movie, from 1932, is quite famous, but the four sequels, made more than a decade later, are a lot more obscure. ...

hogsflesh 17.07.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Mummy: Complete Legacy Collection (Blu-ray)

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It's Alive!

Advantages: Masterful direction, great performance and groundbreaking make-up effects
Disadvantages: Some dodgy undercranking in the windmill action sequence

Seeing the success of a dramatized version of "Dracula" it didn't take long for someone to figure out that another famous character of 19th century horror fiction might also be a success. This, however, is not just the story behind the genesis of James Wh ...

BlackSwan 02.02.2010 · Read full review
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Frankensteins Man or Monster ?

Advantages: classic movie
Disadvantages: a bit dated for the younger generation

...Frankenstein, This early 1931 Directed by James Whale, is a cracking reminder to us all, that most movie science fiction eventually becomes science fact. Starring Colin Clive as the Mad/Genius Doctor Frankenstein and Dwight Frye has is slightly reta ...

dreamscancometrue 14.02.2007 · Read full review
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Hes alive ALIVE

Advantages: Landmark cinema. Karloff
Disadvantages: Lack of score, tame by modern standards

While not the first filming of Shelley's novel, James Whale's first horror film was still considered so horrific at the time that audiences were warned before the picture started playing. Ok it's tame today but when Karloff looms at you from the dark it s ...

TheNeil 07.12.2000 · Read full review
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Original and best

Advantages: The definitive cinematic telling of Frankenstein.
Disadvantages: None

...James Whales made two masterly films in the early thirties based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, the second one being Bride of Frankenstein in 1935 and which many critics rate as possibly the greatest horror movie ever made. But this 1931 original is alm ...

JSpencer 28.07.2000 · Read full review
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