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The Curse of Frankenstein Reviews

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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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[A] routine horror picture, which makes no particular attempt to do anything more important than scare you with corpses and blood ...

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 25, 2006

Time Out
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The whole thing in fact looks surprisingly tacky for a film which sparked a box-office bonanza.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Beautifully portrayed by Christopher Lee, the Monster is almost heartbreaking, flailing confusedly with a pained expression on its patchwork face.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

October 18, 2005
Fernando F. Croce

Further developments of Hammer Studios as a spook-house Ealing

Full Review Source: CinePassion

November 17, 2009
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

| Original Score: 5/5

July 27, 2002
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A sterling exemplar of the best of everything that made Hammer so special.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 9/10

October 11, 2010
Variety Staff
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Peter Cushing gets every inch of drama from the leading role, making almost believable the ambitious urge and diabolical accomplishment.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 18, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Revitalized the British film industry.

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

October 30, 2010
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The movie that started the Hammer horror craze. Really rather dull.

| Original Score: 3/5

November 25, 2002
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 3/5

September 4, 2005
Steve Biodrowski

... established new style for horror -- bold, bloody, beautiful-- that completely broke tradition with the cobwebby classics of the 1930s and 1940s.

Full Review Source: ESplatter

July 4, 2008
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

In its best scenes, it adds dynamism and British grit to a genre that had previously tried to get by on atmospherics and mood alone. It manages to be shocking without being especially frightening, and its virtues of performance and style remain striking.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

September 3, 2013

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Christopher Lee is excellent as the mute monster, but this is Cushing's film all the way, and his ground-breaking portrayal of Baron Frankenstein dominated the series in five more films ...

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

September 3, 2013
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