The Gorgon

The Gorgon ★★★½

Hoop-Tober 2022 Entry #6

In my time doing this marathon over the course of nine years I have learned a lot about how horror is constructed: what works, what doesn’t, how fears transcend (or not) across cultures. But I’ve also learned more that a few things about myself as well. And one of those things is that – left to my own devices – I would happily spend all day long watching Hammer horror films, especially if they feature 1) Peter Cushing, 2) Christopher Lee, and 3) are directed by Terence Fisher. I am happy to report The Gorgon satisfies all three criteria, making for another lush, entertaining ride around the English countryside where not everything is what it seems. Except the blood, which is always the most garish of reds…

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