The Hound of the Baskervilles Reviews

August 23, 2020
In a strange twist, it's as if all the supporting players are purposely dishonest, just so that they remain plausible culprits.
June 5, 2019
Cushing is a stellar Holmes, nailing his balance between arrogance and charm, and adding just enough menace to give the proceedings that certain sense of horror. It
February 2, 2018
The screenplay is unimaginative, staging and direction are inexpert, and the performances dull, with Peter Cushing making a tiresomely mannered and too lightweight Sherlock Holmes.
June 16, 2017
This is my favorite of the movies adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's novel, and the first one in color.
March 30, 2017
Peter Cushing is perfectly cast as the great detective, the very embodiment of science and reason (which also made him such a great Van Helsing in the Dracula series)...
June 25, 2016
Cushing is splendid as Holmes -- perhaps less eccentric than other screen Holmes but certainly no less committed -- while it's nice to see Lee in a rare good-guy role.
May 28, 2015
There has been no shortage of interpretations of Conan Doyle's great detective over the years, but, with apologies to Benedict Cumberbatch, Peter Cushing remains one of the greatest.
March 1, 2008
April 6, 2006
Being a Hammer production, the cinematography is stylish and just gaudy enough, with that distinctive Hammer gothic plumage...
October 27, 2005
August 11, 2005
October 30, 2004
Vivid, exciting Hammer production.
March 16, 2004
August 22, 2003
September 20, 2002
This classic is no dog!
August 1, 2002
They don't make Sherlock Holmes films better than this superbly cast and told 1959 version from Hammer Studios...
July 30, 2002
One of the best of all Sherlock Holmes films
July 29, 2002