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Frankenstein (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  27 December 1984 (UK)
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A scientist who is obsessed with creating life finally does it, with tragic results.

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Well acted, in undistinguished, version
25 September 1999 | by (Auke Bay, Alaska) – See all my reviews

This is one of the many of British television's attempts at bringing Mary Shelley's horror classic to life. While it suffers from cheap production values and a pretty traditional version of the story with no real twists, the mostly Shakespearean cast is excellent (which isn't surprising.... After all, who knows how to tackle the classics better than the British?). Robert Powell makes a thoughtful Dr. Frankenstein, while David Warner makes a sympathetic monster who, in an interested change, is disfigured due to fire-burns rather than the normal stitches and decaying flesh. Carrie Fisher, who got top billing, appears in nothing short but a series of cameos.

**1/2 out of ****


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