The first thing that should be noted about The House That Dripped Blood is that no blood is dripped. Knowing this will perhaps save disappointment along the way.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Skillfully written by Bloch and boasting an excellent cast, this omnibus is a bit better than most and was the feature debut of television director Peter Duffell, who wound up returning to small-screen work.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Three of the episodes are rough-and-ready but vigorous Grand Guignol fun.
Narrando quatro pequenas histórias, é um filme irregular cujo apelo se mantém graças ao ótimo calibre de seu elenco.
| Original Score: 3/5
One of the best of the Amicus portmanteau films, this relies on Robert Bloch's superior scripting abilities to fashion a chilling atmosphere of terror that has dated extremely well.
Cushing, Lee, and Pitt's dirty-pillows are memorable as always, but only the Lee section fully coheres
There are other, much better Amicus anthology films out there...
| Original Score: 2/4
The latter two stories, though necessarily too short and too schematic, generate some interest, and humor, and even a bit of characterization.
| Original Score: 2.5/5