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Victor Frankenstein: A Gorgeous & Gruesome Tribute to The Frankenstein Mythos [Review]

It’s always a pleasure to see a film remind us of what the medium is good at.  Film is visual.  Writing is important of course (I’ll get to that in a minute) but movies are there to be SEEN.  This movie was breathtaking from beginning to end.  I’ve noticed a cheat lately on films where the first half hour is gorgeous and the rest could be made for TV.  Spectre was bad for this.  Not Victor Frankenstein though – this film was every bit as consistently beautiful as Crimson Peak and The Last Witch Hunter.  Though cards on the table, I’m a sucker of Victorian England stuff, so Victor Frankenstein going to get a lot more love from me than perhaps it deserves.

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