Island of Lost Souls (1932)

Watching Island of Lost Souls is like falling into a nightmare.  It's a heady brew of straight up terror, sexual and racial anxiety, eugenics, the ongoing terror of colonialism, and the rising tide of European fascism all wrapped up in the sweaty glean of pre-code horror.  Of course it's based on H.G. Wells' The Island of Doctor Moreau so prescience … Continue reading Island of Lost Souls (1932)

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