Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Quick Review: FROM BEYOND (1986)

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Original, influential, unforgettable horror/dark-fantasy film from genre favorite Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator). Loosely based on a story by Lovecraft, this an ambitious, visually stylish horror film, with earnest performances by all involved (especially the always reliable Jeffrey Combs and a superb Barbara Crampton), and some truly imaginative visual effects. Even if it's a little dodgy and rough around the edges - a Stuart Gordon trademark, as his movies always seem a dash slipshod in terms of technique - this is a must-see for horror fans and deserves its cult classic status. Highly recommended.

Text © Ahmed Khalifa. 2016.

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