Bela Lugosi


October 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

To say Tod Browning's 1930 version of "Dracula" is a classic movie is still an understatement. It is a landmark, or rather, the word to put this movie in its historic context has yet to be created. For over 80 years now, the images and [...]

Karloff & Lugosi Horror Classics

October 13, 2009 // 0 Comments

As Halloween approaches we are naturally seeing an increase in horror related titles and fortunately for fans of classic horror movies, among these releases there is usually a number of old school gems. In this 2-disc DVD set, Warner Home Video has [...]

Dracula: 75th Anniversary Edition

September 8, 2006 // 0 Comments

To say Tod Browning's 1931 version of "Dracula" is a classic movie is still an understatement. The word to put this movie in its historic context has yet to be created. For 75 years now the images and sounds of this particular movie have [...]

The Val Lewton Horror Collection

November 4, 2005 // 0 Comments

The way Jack Arnold stands for 50s science fiction films, the way Universal stands for 40s monster movies, the same way Val Lewton stands for memorable classic horror films from the 40s with some of the genre's greatest stars. Warner Home Video has [...]

The Return Of The Vampire

September 5, 2002 // 0 Comments

After his 1930 silver screen appearance as Dracula, Bela Lugosi kept playing vampires for a very long time. In 1943, he put on the black cape once again for Lew Landers’ film ’The Return Of The Vampire,’ in which he plays Armand Tesla, another [...]

Frankenstein Meets The Wolfman/House Of Frankenstein

August 21, 2001 // 0 Comments

By 1942, Universal Studios had introduced all of their "classic" monsters to the world. (Unless you count the "Creature from the Black Lagoon", he wouldn’t show up for another dozen years.) Dr. Frankenstein, his monster, Dracula, the [...]

The Son of Frankenstein/Ghost of Frankenstein

August 20, 2001 // 0 Comments

When James Whales’s "Frankenstein" lit up the box office in 1931 it didn’t take a mad genius to figure out that Universal would soon start churning out sequels to capitalize on the popularity of everyone’s favorite platform-shoed monster. [...]

Shadow Of Chinatown

April 24, 2001 // 0 Comments

Vintage films are always a tough nut to bust when it comes to refurbishing them and presenting them in a modern medium, such as DVD. Whirlwind Media has taken the 1936 movie serial ’Shadow of Chinatown’ and presents all 15 episodes on a 2-disc set. [...]

Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein

August 11, 2000 // 0 Comments

Among all horror comedies ever made, "Abbott And Costello Meet Frankenstein" undoubtedly stands out as one of the most memorable highlights. Although the film itself is very good and incredibly funny, the reason for the honor has a lot to do [...]

Bride Of The Monster

February 24, 2000 // 0 Comments

As another entry in their Edward D. Wood Jr. Library, Image Entertainment has recently released “Bride Of The Monster” on DVD, another one of the unintentionally fun-filled, awkward and inept movies of the congenial filmmaker. The film once again [...]
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