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Dead of Night Reviews

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January 25, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
August 1, 2015
The directorial contributions of Dearden and Hamer, the art direction (Michael Relph), lighting (Stan Pavey and Douglas Slocombe) and editing (Charles Hassey) combine to make this the smoothest film yet to come from an English studio.
June 3, 2003
Cavalcanti's contribution might be the finest single episode to appear in any horror anthology film.
July 13, 2003
One of the creepiest movies of all time and a great way to compare different directing styles.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
June 17, 2010
If you haven't seen it and you're a fan of creepy ghost stories, this one is definitely worth checking out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 1, 2004
Absolutely one of the spookiest films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 7, 2008
Producer Michael Balcon turned each individual episode over to a different director and, told via flashback, they're equally good.
May 24, 2003
A pioneering horror classic, and still one of the most successful anthologies to date.
January 26, 2006
Nearly 60 years on, Ealing's compendium of spooky tales remains scary as hell.
February 19, 2003
A wonderfully spooky omnibus production; the Redgrave segment is a classic, copied many times since.
| Original Score: 4/5
May 20, 2003
Though quite obviously possessing both structure and content that has been influential to its genre, there's something about [it]that keeps it from rising very far above its legions of imitators
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 30, 2008
The narrative arc is bubbling over with some spooky nightmarish fervor.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 24, 2014
By turns eerie, funny, macabre and utterly chilling.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 14, 2004
The anthology film's clever structure allows even the weakest of the sketches to be effective, because there is less of a need to balance the impact of each story.
| Original Score: 3/5
May 19, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
October 12, 2014
There's some genuinely skin-crawling stuff tucked away: some ghastly business with a ventriloquist's dummy, and one of the creepiest invitations from a bus conductor ever.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 14, 2003
Its scares are grounded in our suspicion that not every ghost is a trick of the light and not every goosebump can be explained by a drop in temperature...
August 21, 2002
One of the great ghost story films
| Original Score: 5/5
September 26, 2007
The form was to be revived on both sides of the Atlantic in the 1960s. But Dead of Night is the best.
October 7, 2008
A dead scary horror movie that skimps on the blood but not the goose bumps,
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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