“I created what no man’s mind nor woman’s womb could ever hope to achieve.” – Dr. Herbert West (Jeffrey Combs) returns for Bride of the Re-Animator as he and Dr. Dan Cain (Bruce Abbott) return Miskatonic University Hospital to further explore their terrifying experiments with reanimating the dead. Thomas Mariani and Doc Rotten tackle another gruesome horror film from the 1980s.
Decades of Horror 1980s
Episode 82 — Bride of the Re-Animator (1989)
Award winning film maker Christopher G. Moore (Knob Goblins) and Decades of Horror 1970s regular The Black Saint (Santos Ellin, Jr.) join Thomas and Doc to discuss the sequel to Stuart Gordon’s Re-Animator (1985) that further follows the adventures of H. P. Lovecraft’s original serialized story, titled Herbert West—Reanimator. Brian Yuzna’s Bride of the Re-Animator features a slew of effect from some of the most talented FX artists of the time: Robert Kurtzman, Greg Nicotero, Howard Berger, John Carl Buechler, Screaming Mad George. The gore and grue are abundant. The assembled grue-crew dive into the guts of the film to share their memories and thoughts about the film, explore the highlights and debate the failures. The film is now available on a terrific 3-disk set from Arrow Films.
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