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The Abominable Dr. Phibes: The comedy of horror. Retro review by Ian M. Clarke

  For director Robert Fuest, this film was a high wire balancing act: an odd amalgam of horror, comedy, satire, irony and 60s-era kitsch. He never slips, but gingerly scampers from scene to scene, setting the tone dial at just the right temperature. Out of this we have enduring cult classic. Throughout the 1970s, The Abominable Dr. Phibes was a… Read more →