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The Black Cat Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
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Story is confused and confusing, and while with the aid of heavily-shadowed lighting and mausoleum-like architecture, a certain eeriness has been achieved, it's all a poor imitation of things seen before.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 26, 2007
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ

| Original Score: 2/5

May 8, 2003

New York Times
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More foolish than horrible. The story and dialogue pile the agony on too thick to give the audience a reasonable scare.

Full Review Source: New York Times

August 8, 2006

TIME Magazine
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A dismal hocus-pocus which seems to confuse its actors as much as it fails to frighten its audience.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 19, 2008
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002
Alan Jones
Radio Times

This timeless classic is a testimony to the craft of director Edgar G Ulmer before his career lurched into the quickie arena.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 5/5

October 6, 2013
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Edgar G. Ulmer's grandest danse macabre, a magnificently sustained trance

Full Review Source: CinePassion

July 3, 2010
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

| Original Score: 3/5

July 27, 2002
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Karloff--Lugosi--Karloff--Lugosi...

| Original Score: 5/5

October 13, 2007
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Creates a superb feeling of dread and darkness.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

January 1, 2000
Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com

A creepy classic, this one is the cat's meow.

Full Review Source: StaciWilson.com

January 28, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This is Ulmer's defining work.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

January 1, 2000
Dan Lybarger
Kansas City Star

A woderfully perverse and creepy delight. If Karloff's religion doesn't scare you, his hairdo will.

| Original Score: 5/5

November 29, 2002
Sean Axmaker
St@tic Multimedia

... a baroque masterpiece, the pinnacle of expressionism of Hollywood.

Full Review Source: St@tic Multimedia

September 15, 2005
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

One of the best in Universal's storied horror cycle.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 4/4

August 4, 2007
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 29, 2003
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Inventive horror classic with brilliant sets and visual style.

Full Review Source: Classic Film and Television

January 18, 2005
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

| Original Score: 3/5

February 10, 2005
Joshua Vasquez
Slant Magazine

The Black Cat's impressionist wasteland is composed of equal parts severe allegory and pulp poetry.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 4/4

August 29, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Lugosi's finest performance, Ulmer's finest film. Brilliant.

| Original Score: 5/5

November 30, 2002
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