While taking pieces from multiple genre films prior, My Bloody Valentine finds a way to instill a slasher with working class fears.
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Uniquely told British horror, The Abominable Snowman tells a story of cultures at odds, and science bringing reason to extraordinary circumstances.
Frank Langella's Count Dracula takes some liberties with the character but delivers a satisfying '70s update to Bram Stoker's original vampire story.
A minor blip in Universal's catalog, Horror Island makes for fast, light viewing that's ultimately too inoffensive to write off.
Basil Rathbone and Bela Lugosi headline, but 1941's The Black Cat is more a murder comedy routine starring Universal regular Hugh Herbert.
Lon Chaney Jr.'s stint as an electrically-imbued mutation in Man Made Monster follows the Universal formula, but with updates for a contemporary time.
Released on the eve of the US involvement in World War II, Tower of London warns of those seeking power, and those who willingly assist.
Distinctive, lurid, and intelligently gory, The Fly remake rates equally with The Thing as one of the great horror do-overs.
A decent Australian thriller starring Stacy Keach and Jamie Lee Curtis, Road Games relies more on twists and suspense than lurid action.
Long forgotten, Curse of the Fly is the better, darker sequel to the original even with its imperfect storytelling.
Return of the Fly follows a pedestrian path for such monster movie sequels, and merely glances some greater thematic weight.
A reserved, cautionary sci-fi tale, The Fly uniquely recounts the discovery of nuclear horrors, and the resulting regret.