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Lair of the White Worm (1988) Horror Movie Review

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Lair of the White Worm (1988)

Angus Flint (Peter Capaldi), archaeologist is rooting around an old convent when he finds a rather toothy skull of a supposedly unrecorded beastie. He may have uncovered a lot more.

Some times legend is based on more than facts. And what you don’t know may bite you.

I have to admit I did not read the book. I have seen other Ken Russell movies; but I do not recognize his style. However wyrmen works as well if not better than bats in that part of the world. This movie has everything that makes up a good horror film. There are victims, unaware good guys and even a few "stay in the car" scenes. There is even a song and a tune to go with the story.

As with most good DVD’s the goodies are almost as good as the film is.


Scottish archaeologist Angus Flint discovers an odd skull amid the ruins of a convent that he is excavating...

About Lair of the White Worm (1988)

Title: Lair of the White Worm
Year: 1988
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Ken Russell, Imogen Claire, Gina McKee, James Hicks, Paul Brooke, Jackie Russell, Chris Pitt, Emilio Perez Machado, Christopher Gable, Louise Newman, Lloyd Peters, Miranda Coe, Linzi Drew, Caron Anne Kelly, Fiona O'Connor, Amanda Donohoe, Caroline Pope, Elisha Scott, Tina Shaw, Bob Smith, Paul Easom, Hugh Grant, David Kiernan, Catherine Oxenberg, Matthew King, Sammi Davis, Ross Murray, Stratford Johns, Andy Norman
Director: Ken Russell
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.3/5 stars from 6 users. Reviews: 6.
Genre: Horror, Comedy

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