UK DVD Review: Boris Karloff in ‘The Body Snatcher’

The Body Snatcher (1945) Distributor: Odeon Entertainment DVD Release Date (UK): 11th July 2011 Directed by: Robert Wise Starring: Boris Karloff, Henry Daniell, Russell Wade, Bela Lugosi Review by: Ben Bussey Here at Brutal As Hell, we do tend to focus largely on post-1970s horror. Indeed, I’d argue that contemporary horror fandom in general is most […]

UK DVD Review: Karloff in Val Lewton’s ‘Isle of the Dead’

Isle of the Dead (1945) Distributor: Odeon Entertainment DVD Release Date: 6th June 2011 Directed by: Mark Robson Starring: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer Review by: Nia Edwards-Behi With a title like Isle of the Dead, you might expect a zombie movie, as I certainly did. However, this RKO picture is something completely different, […]