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The-fly-1958.33976676
8.1 out of 10

The Fly (1958)

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"Andre wouldn't hurt anyone, not even a fly."

bluknight1, blu-ray.com
5 October 2013
  • Excerpt: The Fly is an all time classic of the Sci-fi Horror genre. That said, I feel that the film would be more shocking without the story being presented as a flashback, or adding in a plot twist. Nevertheless, it works very well as is. Even if the special effects aren't as scary today as they were upon original release, the story itself is terrifying. It's what happens when man tries to play God, to paraphrase some dialogue from the film.
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"Help me! Help meeee!"

The Great Owl, blu-ray.com
17 September 2013
  • Excerpt: The most disturbing movies of the 1950s were often the ones that showcased the darker side of the post-WWII family life in America. Some films, such as Nicholas Ray's Rebel Without a Cause and Bigger Than Life, explicitly explored the angst of individuals failing to fit in during the economic boom of that decade, while other films, such as William Cameron Menzies's Invaders from Mars, used science fiction or horror storylines as metaphors for suburban unease, abusive...
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