"There are many things under the sun."
Satanism, necrophilia and human sacrifice oh my 👹
Edgar G. Ulmer's pre-code occult psychological mood-piece, which hasn't traditionally been featured alongside its fellow Universal Classic Monsters films whose are seemingly re-released every Halloween, is the kind of atmospheric, heavily shadowed piece of work that you would think would wear everything on its sleeve like most of the pictures of its era... But not this one.
There's a reason they don't include it in those collections as this kind of monster is the human kind; this kind of evil is not as easily classifiable as a vampire or an invisible man, a mummy, or Mary Shelley's monstrous literary creature come to life. "Suggested by"…