The Bride of Frankenstein Reviews

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
March 16, 2003
A perfect mix of comedy and tragedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003
[A] great horror classic.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
October 3, 2002
Whale brings camp humor to this immortal sequel without losing the horror or the pathos which the tale demands.
| Original Score: 5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 26, 2002
Grand, spectacular entertainment: a blend of horror and black comedy carried along by Whale's unique combination of theater and cinematic fireworks.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
April 22, 2002
THE monster movie.
| Original Score: 9/10
Top Critic
Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The Bride of Frankenstein has an in-your- face audacity that hasn't dimmed all that much after 63 years.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
The results are both marvelously campy and wholly devastating.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 1, 2000
A classic, much better than the relatively straightforward original.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Bride of Frankenstein (1935), a classic masterpiece of 1930s horror films, appeared as a superior sequel to the original Frankenstein (1931).

TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 1, 2000
One of the oddest and most memorable films ever made in America.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Seen today, Whale's masterpiece is more surprising than when it was made because today's audiences are more alert to its buried hints of homosexuality, necrophilia and sacrilege. But you don't have to deconstruct it to enjoy it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
October 16, 2007
| Original Score: 5/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
August 17, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 6, 2005
| Original Score: A-
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
June 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Greg Maki
Star-Democrat (Easton, MD)
January 31, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca
January 29, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
January 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
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