The Mummy Reviews

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August 16, 2010
Dated, but interesting if only to see the origin of the many Egyptian films that were to follow it.
July 6, 2010
The transformation of Karloff's Im-Ho-Tep from a clay-like figure in a coffin to a living thing is the highlight.
September 19, 2007
This spine-chilling movie, shot in the German expressionistic manner, was the first of eight directed by one of the great cinematographers of cinema history.
September 19, 2007
The drama may be clumsy, but Freund's lighting is a wonder.
August 8, 2006
The photography is superior to the dialogue.
June 24, 2006
A sombre and atmospheric depiction of eternal passion and occult reincarnation.
December 5, 2005
"It's alive! It's alive!"
September 16, 2005
More atmospheric than terrifying
July 24, 2005
March 25, 2005
January 3, 2005
The flashbacks are particularly terrifying.
November 1, 2004
The film lacks the usual number of chills and thrills that one would expect from a 'horror' film, but this one draws you in with its mood instead.
July 16, 2004
December 19, 2003
November 13, 2003
Universal pulls another moody horror classic out of its hat.
December 25, 2002
A bit slow, but Karloff at his peak. A true horror masterpiece.
August 22, 2002
Poetic, brilliant, creepy horror classic with a great Karloff performance
August 1, 2002
July 25, 2002
The first and (arguably) the best of the Mummy's stalk-a-thons.
April 23, 2002
The story was fascinating hokum and its originality spawned a flood of such horror genre films.
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