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I Bury the Living

I Bury the Living (1958)

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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

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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.

February 21, 2011 Full Review Source: SFX Magazine
SFX Magazine

Dismally ends with a whimper instead of fright.

January 30, 2007 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Turns out it's a lot like an Outer Limits episode that somehow escaped and became a feature.

February 22, 2005
Needcoffee.com

Interesting, thoughtful horror flick that falls apart at the end

September 12, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

I Bury the Living proves to be a dark little horror morsel, a creepy, compact and crisp little tale that's half Alfred Hitchcock and half Rod Serling.

January 8, 2002 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
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This movie really keeps you guessing as to what is really going on until the very end. It's really cool, but kind of funny too. I like this movie.
November 17, 2010
ajv2688

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Good story plot. One with utmost powers, that has got to be interesting.
July 25, 2008
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