Monster of the Night: Dr. Phibes

The incomparable Vincent Price gives one of my favorite performances in this borderline-silly film series. Watching them again, I’m struck by just how closely they resemble the Saw series, with their goofball villain with nebulous motives and Rube Goldberg deathtraps used to eliminate the victims in needlessly complex ways. Indeed, I recommend any of the Phibes movies over anything in the Saw series, if only because they seem so much more self-aware.

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