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With director Jess Franco, subtlety isn't a priority. Either is polish, leaving 1972's "The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein" just one of many in the filmmaker's oeuvre that comes up short in the artistry department as the production races to capture as much insanity as possible before the disturbingly prolific Franco is off to his next endeavor. While the promise of a cracked take on Mary Shelley's iconic source material is there for the taking, "The Erotic Rites of Frankenstein" falls short of horror goals, emerging as a "Manos"-style thriller with unrealized ideas and troubling storytelling deficiencies. Read the rest at


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