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Little Shop Of Horrors


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  Little Shop Of Horrors Review
Tookey's Rating
6 /10
 
Average Rating
6.20 /10
 
Starring
Jonathan Haze, Jackie Joseph, Mel Welles
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Directed by: Roger Corman
Written by: Charles B. Griffiths

 
 
 
Released: 1960
   
Genre: BLACK COMEDY
MONSTER
HORROR
COMEDY
   
Origin: US
   
Colour: BW
   
Length: 70
 
 


 
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"It may not hold attention for its entire length, but a bit of clever scripting, direction, acting, or a brief flash of filmic know-how sometimes makes you wonder if a little more time, money and care would not have resulted in a good picture all the way."
(Don Miller, Films in Review)
"For some reason never previously released in this county [the film] may be less compulsive than A Bucket of Blood, from which its plot clearly derived, but it still remains the best full-length horror comedy ever made in two days... But the [shooting] schedule is never for a moment allowed to constrict the action... The Jewish humour inclines to carry on a little at times, but whenever it does, Corman switches to one of his inexhaustible supply of splendid comic characters... No masterpiece, but it's fun."
(Tom Milne, MFB, 1973)


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