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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Tabikenezer von Higglesbloom's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    there were some giallo-level twists in this, including the last descent down the stairs by our heroine.

  2. Andrew Miller's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    I thought of the Val Lewton Ghost Ship-- unsubtle, but with some memorable images.

  3. nino nino's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

  4. Cinemactik's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    Remarkably dark, and at times very confusing, The Living Skeleton is a rather odd horror revenge tale. Gorgeous black & white photography and a Spaghetti Western-style score keep things interesting when the plot starts to take a turn for the weird. Kikko Matsuoka is both haunting and heavenly at times, while Masumi Okada's mysterious priest really amazed me. For all it's problems, this is a very clever film indeed.

  5. Jesse Clark's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    Probably the "best" of the Shochiku group? As far as not just equating greatness with bat-shit insanity. That's what I mean. Atmospheric, pretty, with enough of a legitimate creep factor. Toned down craziness makes the twist at the end that much more fun.

  6. Scott Barley's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    The potential for great atmosphere is completely decimated by inane and asinine filmic and tonal choices. Disappointing.

  7. mjgildea's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    The Living Skeleton is a fun, creepy and atmospheric revenge tale that seemed to change tone every act. Despite some of the hokey effects the imagery was pretty wild and beautifully shot. It felt like a horror movie version of a Godzilla flick but that's not exactly a bad thing. And Kikko Matsuoka isn't exactly hard on the eyes either...

  8. swordofdoom's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    look out! that bat's carrying a string!

  9. AKFilmFan's rating of the film The Living Skeleton

    Mixing the effectively creepy with the hilariously cheesy, this Val Lewton meets Scooby Doo ghost story is solidly entertaining pulp.