Boris Karloff

The Comedy Of Terrors/ The Raven

September 2, 2003 // 0 Comments

In their ’Midnite Movies’ series, MGM Home Entertianment has just released another great double-feature, containing two of the great Roger Corman films of the 60s. Almost a homage to Vincent Price, Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre, the two films included [...]

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. [...]

Tales Of Frankenstein

August 13, 2001 // 0 Comments

Troubled teen Mary Shelley could have hardly imagined the creature she would conjure up one dark, stormy night in 1816 would endure as a cultural phenomenon and iconic characterization nearly two centuries later. As this ’Tales of Frankenstein’ DVD [...]

Die Monster Die!

March 15, 2001 // 0 Comments

Boris Karloff has been a horror legend in his lifetime, and he still remains one of the most powerful names in the genre over 30 years after his passing. No name runs a chill down your spine like Karloff’s does, and few actors have epitomized and [...]

Black Sabbath

July 26, 2000 // 0 Comments

One genre which has definitely flourished on DVD is EuroHorror. Independent companies such as Anchor Bay Entertainment and Image Entertainment have scoured the film vaults of Europe and brought many fascinating gems of European terror to DVD. (Fangoria [...]

The Bride Of Frankenstein

October 13, 1999 // 0 Comments

"The Bride Of Frankenstein" is certainly one of the most impressive horror films ever made. To this date it is still one of the only horror films that transcends the genre to the point that it is no longer looked upon as an actual genre film. [...]

The Mummy (1932)

September 24, 1999 // 0 Comments

With the exceptional box-office success and popularity of Universal’s summer hit "The Mummy", another film has been brought back to people’s attention. A film, that had almost been wiped out of people’s collective memory, and was mostly [...]


August 26, 1999 // 0 Comments

A long time of waiting is coming to an end for countless fans of classic horror films as Universal Home Video is releasing the films that built the foundation for the studio as we know it today, pulling out the Universal Classic Monsters. Preparing all [...]

The Old Dark House

July 7, 1999 // 0 Comments

Some movies have a reputation that is larger than the actual film. If a film is rather rarely seen and has been considered lost for long times, this reputation can easily take on mammothly proportions, as is the case with James Whale’s "The Old [...]
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