Atmosphere helps lift The Gorgon over its familiar and routine horror trappings, plus Peter Cushing alongside Christopher Lee.
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Unfairly contrasted to Universal's original, Hammer's take on The Old Dark House is an original comic gem with a few missteps.
While willingly stretching censorship limits from the time, The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll falls to its own cynical worldview.
At times comical, campy, and absurd, Buried Alive still cleverly finds a sharp metaphor for a changing social dynamic.
Pessimistic and cruel, These Are the Damned provides a capable nuclear-era parable that's still effective decades later.
While at least trying to explore greater cultural concerns, Curse of the Mummy's Tomb falls victim to its own generic plotting.
Hammer bends a familiar story to their creative will, establishing the studio's brand in The Revenge of Frankenstein.
Conceptually fantastic, Fatman can't escape an overburdened script even as the casting works its magic.
Joel's comic mishaps throughout Love and Monsters prove wildly entertaining, but it's the central theme that makes this genre mashup work.
Choosing to explore the tensions between Korea's borders through unlikely friendship, JSA ends in humanist tragedy.
Wild, surreal, and wacky, Ultraman Taro provides enjoyable kid's escapism with the occasional message between monster brawls.
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