The Fly / Return Of The Fly details
|Formats:||15 DVD, PG Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Brett Halsey, David Franklin, John Sutton, Dan Seymour, David Hedison, Patricia Owens, Herbert Marshall, Vincent Price, Kathleen Freeman, Charles Herbert, Betty Lou Gerson|
|Directors:||E, Edward Bernds, Kurt Neumann|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 Horror Films|
|15 Disc 1|
Return Of The Fly
|TBC Disc 2|
|Run time:||2 hours 46 minutes|
|Rental release:||22 Oct 2001|
|Subtitles:||Czech, Danish, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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Original Fly is still a cut above the eighties remake!By Oliver Scott from UK, Yorkshire , 23 Nov 2004
[Highly rated reviewer]Jeff Goldblum gave us a gory rendition of the fly in the late eighties but it failed in my humble opinion to beat the 1958 Vincent Price original. Yes, the original is dated in both acting, and overall style but it still posseses an ability to scare, that seems long lost on todays modern horror movies. Where Goldblum began to slowly dissintergrate into mush. the original gave its scientist the head and hands of a fly and transposed the human appendages to the tiny fly. Just the thought of a fly buzzing round the house with a human head and arm gives me the shivers every time. The finale is just the best horror movie ending ever! A must watch old classic!
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Still very entertaining and iconic horrorBy Bassman71 (701 reviews) from Didsbury, England , 10 Jun 2013Scientist crushed to death in press, Police and brother of Scientist investigate his wife, flashbacks to what happened. Still very entertaining and iconic horror which although obviously dated in parts is still uncomfortable especially at the end to watch. The dialogue is quite theatrical and Vincent Price is as camp as ever but the story flows well and the sets and music are good. The Fly make-up isnt as bad as I was expecting and the scene when hes first revealed (as with the last scene) is truly memorable.
The Fly in the OintmentBy MrLumpy (15 reviews) from Exeter , 04 Jan 2012
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHideA very stagey version of the insectoid tale, starring the great US TV character actor David Hedison and Vincent Price. Kurt Neumann's direction is workman-like and uninspiring. Support from Patricia Owens as the scientist's seemingly neurotic wife is all glamour and no substance (she is rarely out of her ball gowns) and the disguising of the mutated scientist's half-man half fly is unbelievable. A decent director would have used the opportunity to use lighting and camera angles to create some kind of tension, revealing the horror at an opportune time. Not Neumann. A blanket will do. And the emergence of Hedison's finally mutated fly as a captive inthe web is one of the most hilariously memorable moments in 1950s science fiction. Watch it and then watch Cronenberg's version - that is true body horror with a slice of humour, and many times better than this rather damp squid of a movie.
Buzz Off You Fly, No Dont Kill ItBy a customer from Gloucestershire , 02 Oct 2010One of those great all time classic films.
A Must watch if you like classic sci-fi films.
Not good on special effects but makes up for
it in the story in my opinion.
Love these flys!By pomak249 (10 reviews) from Huntingdon , 11 Nov 2009Great films, bit dated now but if your into this type of stuff you cant go wrong. The first films by far the best but both are fab entertainment!
Classic film all should seeBy a customer from Tonbridge , 01 Feb 2009Great to look back in time and see how they made great movies before the special effects took over. Nice touch with the cat.......