The Masque Of The Red Death (1964) - 16659 Blu-Ray Review by Jennie Kermode

The Masque Of The Red Death (1964) - 16659 Blu-Ray Review by Jennie Kermode
The restored print of Roger Corman's classic is a thing of beauty. Few intact films have benefited this much from the process, which has given Corman's colours new life and thereby added fresh energy to the already spectacular images. If you haven't watched it for a while, you'll also be impressed by how much it benefits from today's high quality televisions. Use the biggest one you can. Both Blu-ray and DVD sets are available but this time it really is worth spending a bit extra for the former.

The extra features are a bit of a mixed bag. If you can't figure out what Keith Johnston has to say about colour for yourself and you don't have an existing colour blindness diagnosis, you should probably see an optician. His discourse on censorship is more interesting but not nearly substantial enough for the running time of the piece, so he just keeps.
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