Thursday, January 27, 2011
INDESTRUCTIBLE MAN (1956)
One of the coolest Lon Chaney Jr. roles. Chaney plays a criminal known as "The Butcher" who gets executed and then accidentally brought back to life. Except now he's an indestructible man who can't be hurt and has super human strength. He basically just goes around kicking ass like the Hulk for most of the movie and getting revenge against his old crime partners who double-crossed him. It's fun to watch the Wolfman fling bodies around and deflect bullets like Superman. Not sure why they made him mute when he comes back though I guess it makes him seem more menacing. The plots pretty straight forward with no surprises but it's still a neat old flick. Features a gangster named Squeemy, some burlesque dancers and other more typical 50's characters.