Whatever criticisms can be leveled against bride of reanimator, it cant be accused of playing it safe. The success of stuart gordons hit horrorcomedy reanimator meant that a sequel was all but inevitable. Both the rrated and unrated cuts are included, presented in 1080p hd in their. Review of bride of reanimator 1990 by kai82 cinafilm. Bride of re animator is a 1990 spoof horror film about a pair of doctors who use knowledge gathered as army surgeons to attempt to reanimate dead tissue and bring the dead back to life.
Beyond reanimator 2disc limited colletors edition im. It is a sequel to the 1985 film reanimator and the second entry in the reanimator film series. Bride of reanimator 1990 for all intents and purposes is reanimator 2 and as such is all about delivering fresh meat. Bride of reanimator arrives on bluray from arrow video framed at 1. The challenge of creating a sequel to a standalone classic film, such as the original reanimator 1985, is coming up with new grist for the recurring characters to gnaw on. The german label capelight has posted two clips from their upcoming bride of re animator blu ray to give us an idea about the picture quality. Arrow video brings bride of reanimator to bluray for the first time in the us in a limited edition threedisc edition with a limited run of 5,000 units. Bride of reanimator alle infos zur bluray bride of reanimator. The resulting followup this time helmed by director brian yuzna society, return of the living dead 3 proves there was a good deal more life left in the story of dr. He was the first person in history to make his way into the. Herbert west is at it again in bride of re animator, producer brian yuznas sequel to stuart gordons quirky 1980s gorefest, on limited edition bluraydvd combo from arrow video usa. The movie is a rare gem crafted with love, care and humor. The resulting followup, bride of reanimator this time helmed by director brian yuzna society, return of the living dead 3 and producer of the original reanimator would prove that there was a good deal more life left in the story of dr. Jeffrey combs has the mixed honor of being permanently associated with the title character from stuart gordons 1985 cultclassic h.
Bride of reanimator 1989 capelight pictures limited. Herbert westreanimator is a short story by american horror fiction writer h. Artisan first released this in 1999 as a pretty nice doublesided special edition, which was a terrific step up from images generic, fullscreen laserdisc. Bride of reanimator is a highly enjoyable sequel to one of the most celebrated horror films of the 80s. With jeffrey combs, bruce abbott, barbara crampton, david gale. Bride of reanimator is a great, gory, funny, all around fun film. Lovecraft serial novelette herbert west reanimator. Reanimator is a 1985 american horror comedy film loosely based on the 1922 h. When he ran the makeup effects department at new world pictures, roger corman called him. Returning are now doctors herbert west jeffery combs, dan cain bruce abbott, and even doctor carl hill david gale makes an appearance, despite the fact he has no body see the first movie. Bride of re animator 1989 limited edition bluraydvd combo director. Bride of reanimator limited mediabook edition bluray film.
John carl buechler was born in belleville, illinois. The resulting followup, bride of re animator this time helmed by director brian yuzna society, return of the living dead 3 would prove that there was a good deal more life left in the story of dr. I see this movie posted, talked about, and cherished by horror fans all over social media. Bride of reanimator is a 1990 american horror comedy film produced and directed by brian yuzna and written by yuzna, rick fry, and woody keith. Both versions of the movie look great here and show very strong detail and nice color reproduction. Get a low price and free shipping on thousands of items. After an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re animation of dead tissue. Directed by brian yuzna written by rick fry, woody keith and brian yuzna. Trying to capitalize on its predecessor, reanimator, this sequel contains an equal amount of gore, which is truly gruesome. Reanimator is a film series consisting of three horror films directed by stuart gordon and brian yuzna. One clip shows former unrated footage, the other one footage from the r rated version.
The second sequel to reanimator from the year 2003, which was directed by brian yuzna herbert west jeffrey combs has been in prison for thirteen years after one of his test subjects killed a teenaged girl and dan cain testified against him. Directorproducer brian yunza revives his characters from 1985s reanimator with this tongue in cheek splatter fest homage to the bride of frankenstein 1935. Bride of re animator fans of stuart gordons 1985 re animator will probably dig this campy gorefest sequel directed by the originals producer, brian yuzna. Re animator director stuart gordon directed another film based on an h. Bride of reanimator fans of stuart gordons 1985 reanimator will probably dig this campy gorefest sequel directed by the originals producer, brian yuzna. Picture quality considering the age of the movies and low budget level of the production is astonishing. Directorproducer brian yunza revives his characters from 1985s re animator with this tongue in cheek splatter fest homage to the bride of frankenstein 1935. Hier mein neuestes video zu diesem super mediabook.
Bride of reanimator 3disc limited collectors edition uncut 2 blu. If you like bride of reanimator you might like similar movies beyond reanimator, in the mouth of madness, dead alive, house, cemetery man. Doctors herbert west and dan cain discover the secret to creating human life and proceed to create a perfect woman from dead tissue. Over the past 20 years, hes made a name for himself as a dark prince, excelling in roles that show the duality of human nature in such films as reanimator 1985 and summer heat 1987 and the tv series, dark justice. Two exiled scientists hide out in peru in order to perform their unorthodox experiments in returning the dead to life in this sequel to the h. Bride of reanimator by brian yuzna brian yuzna, jeffrey. Both are immense fun and ridiculous in all the best ways. Aug 10, 2017 re animator has never looked better and i doubt it even could. Thus 1935s bride of frankenstein, and thus 1991s bride of reanimator. It is a sequel to the 1985 film re animator and the second entry in the re animator film series. Born on april 29, 1933, in tulsa, oklahoma, jones was raised in. The story involves an idealistic medical student named dan cain bruce abbott.
But where the bride of frankenstein actually succeeded its predecessor in the opinion of many, the bride of re animator falls a little short. The success of stuart gordon s hit horrorcomedy reanimator meant that a sequel was all but inevitable. The visual presentation is much better than expected, given its age and budget, and i was pleased that quality remained consistent from beginning to end. Jun 27, 2016 so, bride of re animator has always been in the hands of artisan and lions gate here in the usa, which isnt the most promising set of names. Herbert west jeffrey combs has been in prison for thirteen years after one of his test subjects killed a teenaged girl and dan cain testified against him.
The movie begins abruptly in switzerland where you observe officers, and medical staff trying to gain access to. It was stuart gordons 1985 film re animator that would prove the most famous adaptation. The prison has a new doctor, howard phillips, who has west help him in the infirmary. Moreauinspired sequel to be titled island of reanimator, but the most interesting. In the first grisly tale, herbert west, the medical student whose reanimating serum brought the dead back to life, and dan cain, his faithful confidant, narrowly escaped implication when the dead wrought murder and mayhem in the morgue that one. The resulting followup, bride of reanimator this time helmed by director brian yuzna society, return of the living dead iii would prove that there was a good deal more life and death left in the story of dr herbert west and his ghoulish exploits. While the film is rough around the edges in places, it endears itself by being funny, gross and completely deranged. Overview of bride of reanimator, the, 1990, directed by brian yuzna, with jeffrey combs, bruce abbott, claude earl jones, at turner classic movies. So i decided to sit back, relax, and give it a whirl. Bride of reanimator, beyond reanimator synopsis after an odd new medical student arrives on campus, a dedicated local and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the reanimation of dead tissue. West and dan in the furnace room to get the body 02. Rob revisits bride of reanimator, and lack of extras aside has fallen in love with a.
Doctor mordrid 1992, interzone 1987, dead man walking 1987, the phantom empire 1989, from beyond 1986, reanimator movies, evil dead all media types, fortress 1993 mature choose not to use archive warnings. Frankenstein and build his own woman among several other strange creations. But where the bride of frankenstein actually succeeded its predecessor in the opinion of many, the bride of reanimator falls a little short. Lovecraftinspired cult horror favorite the reanimator. Dan rents a room to herbert west combs, who has discovered a way to revive the dead, and reluctantly becomes wests assistant. The german steelbook edition of reanimator bride of reanimator is perfect. I think thats the uncut versions of both films and i dont know if theres any other blu. See more ideas about re animator, horror movies and horror. Jeffrey combs celebrity profile check out the latest jeffrey combs photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. The story was the basis of the 1985 horror film reanimator and its sequels, in addition to numerous other adaptations in various media.
They are based on the 1922 short story herbert westreanimator by h. Apr 12, 2016 jeffrey combs returns to star in this followup to horror classic reanimator stuart gordons cult horror classic reanimator was such a success that a sequel seemed inevitable. A 1985 film directed by stuart gordon, starring the inimitable jeffrey combs, and based on the short serial herbert west reanimator by h. Cast includes jeffrey combs, bruce abbott, claude earl jones, fabiana udenio, david gale, kathleen kinmont. Combs starred in a pair of sequels, 1990s bride of reanimator and 2003s beyond reanimator, as well as many other horror and sciencefiction films, including some with connections to lovecraft. The second sequel to re animator from the year 2003, which was directed by brian yuzna. Bride of reanimatorbeyond reanimator australian bluray. Full features list for arrows bride of reanimator release. Though not a critical or financial success upon its release, brian yuznas bride of reanimator has gone on to achieve a similar cult status on video, thanks in no small part to the love of those who put together this pioneer special edition dvd released by artisan. After producing stuart gordons hit reanimator, brian yuzna bride of reanimator, return of the living dead iii turned his hand to directing with 1989s society, and gave birth to one of the ickiest, most original body horror shockers of all time. Apr 6, 2020 re animator 1985, bride of re animator 1989, beyond re animator 2003. Review of bride of reanimator 1990 by scott p cinafilm. Herbert west, memorably played by jeffrey combs, and a heaping of creature effects in this slightly disappointing sequel that still has plenty to offer fans. Lovecrafts reanimator is a 1985 american horror comedy film loosely based on the 1922 h.
While still in his teens, bruce abbott discovered the thrill and fulfillment of acting, and followed his dreams to hollywood. Review of bride of reanimator 1990 by scott p oct 2008. The 1989 sequel to re animator directed by brian yuzna, which also has jeffrey combs, bruce abbott and david gale reprising their roles eight months have passed since the events of the first film, and herbert west and dan cain, now both doctors, continue experimenting with the re agent formula to perfect bringing the dead back to life. The 1989 sequel to reanimator directed by brian yuzna, which also has jeffrey combs, bruce abbott and david gale reprising their roles. Re animator was followed by bride of re animator in 1990 and beyond re animator in 2003. Most know of him from the movie the reanimator, bride of reanimator, and beyond reanimator. Sound is great and theres a lot of bonus material about the movies.
Beyond reanimator 2disc limited colletors edition im mediabook blu. The resulting followup, bride of reanimator this time helmed by director brian yuzna society, return of the living dead 3 would prove that there was a good deal more life left in the story of dr. The success of stuart gordons hit horrorcomedy re animator meant that a sequel was all but inevitable. Soon, the tests of the serum have unleashed a number of terrifying zombies of all shapes and sizes. It has been eight months since the bloody massacre at the miskatonic medical school. At one point, bride of reanimator and beyond reanimator director brian yuzna was working on an island of dr. The lead character, herbert west, is portrayed by actor jeffrey combs in all three films.
Like its predecessor, it is loosely based on the serialized story herbert west reanimator by h. This time, the good doctor decides that reanimating alone just isnt enough, he has to play dr. An actor, writer, producer, director, special effects artist, he has always been in love with filmmaking. Bride of reanimator british board of film classification. Bride of re animator 1989beyond re animator 2000 region all bluray director. Reanimator bride of reanimator 2disc steelbook edition. Bride of reanimator 1990 honey, i shrunk the kids 1989 from beyond 1986.
Eight months have passed since the events of the first film, and herbert west and dan cain, now both doctors, continue experimenting with the re. Directed by stuart gordon and produced by brian yuzna, the film stars jeffrey combs as herbert west, a medical student who has invented a reagent which can reanimate deceased bodies. The unrated cut offers audio options that include an english lpcm 2. Bride of reanimator is weird in that it has a rather simple plot that also manages to be a bit convoluted and messy. While bride of frankenstein was one of a handful of sequels to outclass the originals, bride of reanimator, directed by reanimator producer brian yuzna, is an anemic shadow of the first film. Violence there is strong and bloody violence, much of it against humans who have been reanimated and turned into zombies. Bride of re animator is a 1990 american horror comedy film produced and directed by brian yuzna and written by yuzna, rick fry, and woody keith. With jeffrey combs, bruce abbott, claude earl jones, fabiana udenio. Volume three is now available for purchase in print and ebook formats. The hollywood reporter offers some history on jones. Updated to a contemporary setting, re animator takes its plot and characters from the first two episodes of the serial, depicting west as a medical student at miskatonic university, while bride of re animator uses material from the last two episodes. Powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates. Lovecraft 1990, region 2 pal, 96 minutes, not rated dvd released on november 12 th, 2007 starring.
The resulting followup, bride of reanimator this time helmed by director brian yuzna society, return of the living dead iii would. On the most basic level this is frankenstein with herbert west. Apr 20, 2016 depending on your view, either bride of reanimator or beyond reanimator is the worthier sequel. Bride of reanimator arrow limited edition steelbook blu. On this bloody fun installment, tom and jenny are reconstructing the second film in the beloved reanimator franchise, 1990s bride of reanimator, directed by brian yuzna and starring the irrepressible jeffrey combs. Both bride of reanimators bluray releases are pretty sweet, but unless you only speak german, id say arrows wins. Reanimator bride of reanimator 2disc steelbook edition blu. Bride of reanimator nude scenes naked pics and videos. Whereas the original tale of ambulatory gore centered upon the successful efforts. Bride of reanimator pulls out all of the stops visually and shows the same stylist aspects that yuzna presented in society. It was first serialized in february through july 1922 in the amateur publication home brew. Shudder proves useful ounce more and allows me to finally get around to watching reanimator.730 554 237 1423 1164 1216 1685 702 85 1531 1402 1565 1055 386 597 421 167 139 586 1524 1002 955 904 445 994 963 1289 836 611 1359 1687 1364 527 635 732 157 341 598 1285 687