The Lugosi film is a creaky slow-burn, but Hammer’s is a swashbuckler.
While the punishment doesn't seem proportionate, the results offer a wild, raw and wickedly entertaining ride with Sam Raimi at his funhouse best throughout.
Justin Long, the loyal hubbie on the other side of Lohman's hellish bubble, takes on the horror staple role of disbelieving agnostic. Stream , it’s the story of a scientist’s illegal human experiments, ostensibly into an artificial skin to be used for burn victims.
Subverting expectations, the film seems to set up Amblin-style hijinks from a resourceful kid, but those elements never come to pass, and his backpack of tricks is ultimately useless.
The rules are right there in creepy storybook: you can’t get rid of the Babadook.
Stream of horror movies" before slashed budgets swiftly torpedoed his dreams of a zombie epic.
No matter, the doyen of the undead merely served up another chewy allegory for humanity's doom laden with gory moments enhanced by Tom Savini's majesterial make-up designs. The soundtrack broods like a rumbling storm cloud overhead. Some commenters believed the remake wasn’t funny enough, but the laughs in the franchise only really arrive with the splatstick sequel.And it’s only when we realise the object of his desire has literally been waiting by the phone for days – apparently in an apartment empty apart from something ominous in a sack – that we begin to realise something is very, very amiss.Twigs and bits of foliage have never been so scary.Stream ’s greatest trick is in not really being about the titular thing at all.The studio would return to Wheatley with a couple of years later, but they missed a trick by never bringing back Lee’s Duc de Richleau: the paranormal investigator – who brings hell down on his unsuspecting friends here – featured in 11 of the author’s novels. Buy now on Amazon Director: Jacques Tourneur Cast: Simone Simon, Kent Smith, Tom Conway With Universal knocking out horror films like there was no tomorrow, RKO tasked producer Val Lewton with creating some similar action. Far from the monster mash they’d asked for, – directed by Jacques Tourneur – opted for more psychological chills, and a still surprising concept centred on a woman who’s afraid to consummate her marriage because of her belief that sexual climax will turn her into a panther.