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Island of Lost Souls

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ISLAND OF LOST SOULS - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
17 December 2011
  • Summary: Startling nearly 80 years after its first release and is an absolute must-see for, well, just about anyone.
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Overall 8
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Island of Lost Souls

dvdizzy.com
2 November 2011
  • Conclusion: By today's standards, Island of Lost Souls is a tame B-movie and its artistry truly is limited. That doesn't, however, render this old horror flick any less than engrossing, fascinatingly distant from modern fare but also entirely entertaining in the narrative way intended. Criterion's Blu-ray does not surmount all the obstacles an 80-year-old movie presents, but this long overdue official disc debut highly satisfies with its nice, dramatic restoration and a sturdy two...
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Overall 8
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Island of Lost Souls

High-Def Digest
25 October 2011
  • Conclusion: A mostly forgotten horror gem , which is quite unfortunate, 'Island of Lost Souls' remains just as effective and creepy as ever, featuring one of the best performances of the great Charles Laughton. This 1933 adaptation of H.G. Wells's sci-fi novel, The Island of Doctor Moreau , is marvelous classic of filmmaking technique, displaying an expressive use of light and shadow while the camera skillfully establishes an air of foreboding.
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Island of Lost Souls

digitalbits.com
24 October 2011
  • Excerpt: There’s a dirty little secret that classic horror fans don’t like to talk about or even admit.  We try valiantly to keep the legacy of the Universal monsters and other classic horrors from yesteryear alive and well.  But the truth is that a lot of horror movies from the 1930s are a little creaky.
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Island Of Lost Souls

totalfilm.com
17 May 2012
  • Summary: A crazed scientist turns animals into semi-human hybrids
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