Bride of Re-Animator (1990)

directed by brian yuzna wild street pictures/re-animator iI productions Even before the extravagant reprise of the first film’s opening credits sequence, I feared that this picture would be too obviously a sequel, as all the signs were there. Indeed, moments of one-upmanship pertaining to certain effects, scenarios and locations are present throughout, but the director … Continue reading Bride of Re-Animator (1990)

M.D.C – Maschera di cera aka La Máscara de Cera aka The Wax Mask (1997)

directed by sergio stivaletti Cine 2000/mediaset/france film international Dedicated to Lucio Fulci by its production team, due to some convoluted backstory (“Dario Argento Presenta”), this very mannered extravaganza boasts a visual sheen not quite in keeping with its turn-of-the-20th-century period setting, and spins a tale that, while engaging enough as it unspools, is somewhat undermined … Continue reading M.D.C – Maschera di cera aka La Máscara de Cera aka The Wax Mask (1997)