Creature from the Black Lagoon Reviews

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November 16, 2014
It makes for solid horror-thrill entertainment.
September 26, 2007
Jack Arnold has a flair for this sort of thing, and if there really is anything frightening about a man dressed up in a rubber suit with zippers where the gills ought to be, Arnold comes close to finding it.
October 31, 2006
This adventure has no depth.
February 9, 2006
The routine story is mightily improved by Arnold's sure sense of atmospheric locations and by the often sympathetic portrait of the monster.
December 11, 2016
The whole thing is ultimately just a '50s B-movie, but it's hard to imagine what they could have done to make it a better one.
October 26, 2014
Okay, it's just a guy in a rubber suit. Even people in the 1950's weren't afraid of this so-called monster. But, there's some camp value to this on-the-water and under-the-water adventure.
September 18, 2014
When I was a kid, this was the movie monster I wanted to be.
October 11, 2012
What distinguished Jack Arnold's pictures from mutant spinoffs/knockoffs is even more imperative to sci-fi today than it was in 1954: wonderment.
October 16, 2011
The beats of the film are like overused sandpaper, too worn down and tattered to have more than a passing effect.
February 22, 2008
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