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The Rating System

All opinions are my own. We are all different. What I may think is great, you may this terrible. Don't let my opinios stop you from exploring the vast world of horror in all media.

~Mind Blowing: Search for this movie immediately. It can only be described as pure greatness and possible an instant classic.

~So Good: Highly recommended because for one reason or another it stands out above the usual fair. Put the movie on your radar as it wont disappoint.

~In the Middle: The movie is a nothing special, average affair. It may entertain in the short term but it will be easily forgettable in the long haul.

~Warning: This movie is a cliched driven slop of familiar territory. Only watch if you're really of fan of this type of material.

~Steaming Pile: The movie is absolute garbage, a complete bore, and not worth the time or effort.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Awful Dr. Orlorf (1962)

Starring: Howard Vernon
Director: Jess Franco


Premise:
A scientist and his assistant kidnap beautiful women and use their skin to repair his daughter's flesh.

My Take:
In this early Franco work one can see hints of several themes and a trademark style the director explore later in his career. However the movie is a straight up, linear tale with many nods to German Expressionism as it is beautifully shot in black and white.

Rating: In the middle

 


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