Victor Frankenstein

DVD Review: Victor Frankenstein (USA, 2015)

If nothing else, Victor Frankenstein succeeds in its efforts to retell the story of the titular figure, and not the monster he’s so often conflated with. This re-imagining of the horror classic sees Frankenstein and his assistant Igor take center stage over the pair’s iconic creation, playing less a horror flick and more of a character-driven period…

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Victor Frankenstein director Paul McGuigan talks overhauling Igor

Released overseas last year and releasing on DVD and Blu-ray next month, Paul McGuigan‘s Victor Frankenstein is nothing if not an unconventional take on the material. McGuigan’s remix of the horror classic sees a young Victor Frankenstein (James McAvoy) rescue Igor (Daniel Radcliffe) from the circus in pursuit of an assistant to aid him in his attempts…

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