Bride of the Monster
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To most outside observers, Bride of the Monster probably seems like a ridiculously inept horror film, and in many ways it is just that. To connoisseurs of the work of director Edward D. Wood Jr., however, it is the biggest budgeted film in his entire output, made with the resources of a normal B-movie (as opposed to his usual totally emaciated finances) and the most easily accessible of his three horror films. Bela Lugosi, in his final complete performance, portrays Dr. Eric Vornoff, a renegade Eastern European scientist with a plan to create a race of atomic supermen, giants charged with… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 44%

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"The many flawed details of the film are embarrassing, but the film entire suggests a cry from the heart of a crippled poet."
‑ Rob Humanick,
"More fun than its ridiculous story and brutal acting and incompetently designed sets would indicate."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Bad, bad, bad. Have you not yet been introduced to Ed Wood?"
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"It quickly descends into [Wood's] signature style: few -- if any -- of the shots match, the acting is atrocious and the dialogue sings with its own unique rhythms of awfulness."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Ed Wood sucked. He didn't suck so bad he was good, he just sucked."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Bela was such a bad actor..."
‑ Stefan Birgir Stefansson,
"Even taking his nonexistent budgets into account, there's no getting around the fact that Wood was simply magnificently untalented -- albeit in a glorious way."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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