The quantum leap in filmmaking technique between Frankenstein
and The Bride of Frankenstein
is startling. Frankenstein
is creaky. It's not a bad film, but it's an early talkie and you can see that they were just figuring out the format. Bride
is a slick Hollywood production that improves on the original in every way.
I'm toying with going to that screening tonight, but I know traffic is going to be a nightmare worthy of the Frankenstein monster.