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DVD Review: Victor Frankenstein (USA, 2015)

If nothing else, Victor Frankenstein succeeds in its efforts to retell the story of the titular figure, and not the monster he’s so often conflated with. This re-imagining of the horror classic sees Frankenstein and his assistant Igor take center stage over the pair’s iconic creation, playing less a horror flick and more of a character-driven period piece. As an adaption of Mary Shelley’s novel, it’s hard not to call it a failure on multiple levels. However, as a remix of the original material, it’s at least an interesting, if flawed, attempt.... Continue Reading