It goes even further because many people only know of the Billy Idol song and have no idea it's based on this movie.
Uncanny Valley: Invoked for the sake of horror. Christiane's mask, while extremely well-made and pretty, is creepy.
Vindicated by History: Initial critical reception of the film was very negative; one film critic nearly got fired for writing a positive review! Nowadays it is placed along the best that horror genre can offer.