The Island of Dr. Moreau Reviews

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September 14, 2020
Thanks to special creature and makeup effects by Stan Winston, the various deformed fiends take center stage, showcasing diverting designs and a decent production value.
February 27, 2018
Brando's performance is enormous fun, but it's not just a joke. He's hilarious and gently mesmerizing at once, and director John Frankenheimer savvily adjusts the tone of his movie to fit Brando's daft brilliance.
August 16, 2016
Roughly akin to watching a slow-motion train wreck in which the flames spread into the brush and become an out-of-control wildfire. What the hell happened?
August 19, 2012
It's not to say there's not a lot wrong with the film, but rather to suggest that the chief criticisms of it being strange and "a mess" aren't among them.
March 11, 2008
September 23, 2005
August 1, 2005
May 6, 2005
April 27, 2005
Muddled effort.
February 17, 2005
January 7, 2005
July 19, 2004
An often fascinating mess, but a mess all the same.
June 23, 2004
There's the obese Brando pretending to be God while dressed in gauzy white robes like a demented pope
October 24, 2003
Amazingly, Kilmer delivers an odder performance than Brando. Creepy retelling.
July 1, 2003
In its final third, the movie goes to hell in more ways than Frankenheimer intended.
May 20, 2003
May 9, 2003
May 8, 2003
The most exciting characters are killed off too early, and what we're left with is a Satan's "Seasme Street."
April 4, 2003
March 16, 2003
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