The Legend of Hell House is a regrettably just-competent adaptation of a great American horror novel.
Among the finest films ever made, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp is also one of Criterion’s best Blu-rays to date.
Maybe the best non-Ealing Brit comedy ever made, Clive Brook’s film has unfortunately received a Blu-ray treatment of which the serious cinephile can’t quite approve.
Alberto Cavalcanti’s contribution might be the finest single episode to appear in any horror anthology film.
Two classics of early British horror have been thoughtfully doubled-up on a DVD release that should be on any fright fan’s shelf.