director Eddie Romero
The Mad doctor of Blood Island is one pretty hep cat. He keeps his stylish shades on all day and all night, inside and out, and limps with a cane. But it turns out that he’s not really a mad doctor at all, just one who turned to chlorophyll as a healing medicine and turned an old dude into a plant man monster.
The version of the film on Fandor starts with a warning about the content of the film and shows a lot of young people drinking green blood!
Filipino horror movies are so, so good.
That said, this one is a little trashier, featuring fast zoom-in, zoom-out effects when the monster attacks that get old instantaneously. But it’s also got a fair amount of gore and nudity, as well as a wonky creature slopped together by some wonderful rank amateur FX person.
In blood-curdling color, indeed!