The Serpent And The Rainbow

A sloppy but ambitious mix of pop anthropology, political observation, and good old-fashioned Val Lewtonesque horror, THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW succeeds more often than it fails. Cult director Wes Craven reclaims the zombie from George Romero's LIVING DEAD films and returns it to the Caribbean culture whence it sprang. Dennis Alan (Bill Pullman) is a...read more

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A sloppy but ambitious mix of pop anthropology, political observation, and good old-fashioned Val Lewtonesque horror, THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW succeeds more often than it fails. Cult director Wes Craven reclaims the zombie from George Romero's LIVING DE… (more)

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