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The Shuttered Room (Blood Island)

The Shuttered Room (Blood Island) (1967)

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Another semi-successful attempt to adapt the works of American fantasist H.P. Lovecraft to the screen, this is loosely based on the short story The Shuttered Room (also an alternate release title for the film), a story which is purported to be more the work of "posthumous collaborator" August Derleth. The story involves a couple's return to the creepy old ancestral home, located on an island in New England, in which they soon discover the dark secret hidden behind a heavily-locked door in the

Unrated,

Horror

Dec 9, 2008

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Artfully directed, gorgeously photographed, and well acted "The Shuttered Room" finishes with a pretty predictable ending. But the journey there is quite enjoyable.

December 15, 2008 Full Review Source: ESplatter
ESplatter

Less than good results.

November 5, 2008 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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Audience Reviews for The Shuttered Room (Blood Island)

This is a very disappointing horror movie, it's not even scary and the ending is predictable from the start. None of the actors are very impressive either. Overall, this movie isn't worth seeing.
December 11, 2010
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