The Invisible Man, 1933 – ★★★★★

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This is considered by many to be the best classic horror film ever made. Of course, there are dissenting views. I watched it in prep for the new Elizabeth Moss “BlumHouse” film I am about to see today and I wasn’t disappointed.

I can see lots of tricks you could do with this concept. Even this 1933 version has a lot of fun with simple green screens, head bandages and goggles. Of course it’s limited effects but their practicality shines through as refreshing in 2020. The Invisible Man is an evil bastard. I am looking forward to the reimagined version today at 1:30p My plan is to do a podcast on the two films so check back in a day or so. As for Claude Rains in this old version: epic film, loved it tons. Highly recommended but it’s not currently streaming free anywhere. I rented it for 48 hours on Prime for $3.99, WORTH IT!

A Quiet Place, 2018 – ★★★★★

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“The central premise of being hunted by sound is powerful and it works so well. After that, the foreshadowing and character development worked together to make this film amazing. I must give a tip of the hat to Krasinkski, who also plays the dad/husband of this family and fulfills the role of writer/director. I am utterly impressed with his herculean work here.

A lot of times these days in films, directors use the rule of “less is more” when it comes to their cgi monsters. They only show parts of the monster and then the audience uses their far more powerful imagination.”

Read the rest of my review at: horrornews.net/151877/film-review-a-quiet-place-2018/

I am looking forward to the sequel!