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johanlefourbe posted a review 4 years ago

A classic

“We don't hear much from John Landis nowadays but, back in the 80's, he was one of the most successful directors at work. One of his biggest success was this werewolf flick which has now reached a cult status. To mix comedy and horror is a tricky challenge and many movies fail miserably but Landis did a good work and sometimes you wonder if you should be laughing or be horrified by the whole thing. I must say, like most of movies about this subject, it takes like forever until the main character finally becomes a werewolf. But, honestly, the end result was quite mindblowing. No CGI but pure awesome make-up which still stands up 30 years later and that's also another issue with this flick. Indeed, the make-up is actually so impressive that it kind of upstages the whole story (which is rather” read more

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