Eccentric as the concept is, Shadow of the Cat works to make itself legitimate and entertaining British horror.
Tag: Universal Horror Collection
Sluggish and utter nonsense, The Thing That Couldn't Die doesn't entertain even with its ludicrous, delicious premise.
Evil snake worshipers bring their wares to American shores in Cult of the Cobra with middling results.
There's not a single surprise in The Black Castle, but it's invitingly familiar, using all of Universal's best cliches and tropes.
Routine sci-fi/horror/noir pieces fill Monster and the Girl, a movie dependent on story beats that came before.
Horrendously dated in its worldview, Captive Wild Woman stands against Germany's WWII ideology, but makes equally egregious errors of its own.
Ranking near the bottom of Universal's golden era genre output, Jungle Woman is a messy, cheap production lacking in substance.
Being the best of the Paula Dupree trilogy doesn't say much, but at least Jungle Captive shows a little competency.
While challenging social norms and casting Karloff as a vicious, manipulative husband, The Climax lacks any energy or drive in its storytelling.
Rondo Hatton stars as The Creeper, but House of Horrors is lifted by its eccentric, witty side characters rather than the body count.
Formed by Universal's lineage, the old house murder mystery in Night Monster proves fun, capable, and entertaining.
Night Key isn't prime Universal, but it's raised in stature by way of Boris Karloff's starring role in an otherwise typical b-feature.