Reviews and Problems with The Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954)
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Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D Review
5 March 2013
Excerpt: Poor Creature. While Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, the Mummy, and Wolf Man adorn all sorts of Universal products, the Gillman is often brushed aside. While the others made their names in the ’30s and ’40s, Creature from Black Lagoon seems like an outlier within the early 1950s, the tail end of...
Summary: One aspect Universal Studios is best remembered and remains highly regarded for is their collection of monster features. Their immense impact and influence in the horror film genre is virtually irrefutable.
Conclusion: The Creature of the Black Lagoon is a fitting film to end on. The movie and its amphibious beastie holds up all these years later and represents one of the last great creature features of Hollywood's first major horror boom. The Blu-ray edition is a bit all over the place, though.
Excerpt: Mannen in rubberen pakken die verliefde monsters spelen en ondertussen hard gillende vrouwen en heldhaftige slecht acterende mannen opjagen; Van dit soort films zijn er honderden gemaakt in de jaren 50, waarvan