I Bury the Living
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Unjustly ignored by many books on the horror film, I Bury the Living is a bone-chilling little mood piece, almost completed dominated by Richard Boone. Expertly avoiding the obvious throughout the film, Boone gives a thoroughly credible performance of a troubled man who labors under the misapprehension that he is God. Boone plays the new chairman of a large cemetery; in his office is a map of the grounds, with black pins representing the occupied plots, and white pins representing plots that have been purchased but not yet filled. When Boone inadvertently mixes up the black and white pins,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sure, this is basically just like an extended episode of The Twilight Zone, but that's no bad thing, since it's like a good episode."
‑ Ian Berriman, SFX Magazine
"Interesting, thoughtful horror flick that falls apart at the end"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Dismally ends with a whimper instead of fright."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"I Bury the Living proves to be a dark little horror morsel, a creepy, compact and crisp little tale that's half Alfred Hitchcock and half Rod Serling."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
"Turns out it's a lot like an Outer Limits episode that somehow escaped and became a feature."
‑ Widgett Walls, Needcoffee.com
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