I Bury the Living (1958)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
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Unjustly ignored by many books on the horror film, I Bury the Living is a bone-chilling little mood piece, almost completed dominated by Richard Boone. Expertly avoiding the obvious throughout the film, Boone gives a thoroughly credible performance of a troubled man who labors under the misapprehension that he is God. Boone plays the new chairman of a large cemetery; in his office is a map of the grounds, with black pins representing the occupied plots, and white pins representing plots that
Nov 20, 2001
Howard I. Smith
Charles Bates Sr.
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Sure, this is basically just like an extended episode of The Twilight Zone, but that's no bad thing, since it's like a good episode.
Turns out it's a lot like an Outer Limits episode that somehow escaped and became a feature.
Interesting, thoughtful horror flick that falls apart at the end
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