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Stuart Gordon United States, 1985

Bob's rating of the film Re-Animator

Recycled "Psycho" theme helps to create paranoid mood appropriate for subject of mad scientists and living corpses. It starts as a horror that relies on small details that can make a dead cat enough scary, but towards the end it leans on splatter fest and comedy. Because of that, it's a fun watch that is not supposed to be taken seriously as its source material aspirated to do; nothing more and nothing less.