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#301 The Wolf Man

(1941, George Waggner)

“Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night, may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright” 702 more words


The Mad Ghoul (1943) | A look back at the vintage Famous Monsters of Filmland filmbook

With the 1940s Universal horror The Mad Ghoul out now on DVD in the UK (check out my review here), I thought I’d share with you something from my personal collection. 62 more words


The Mad Ghoul (1943) | Murder, mutilation - and mirth? George Zucco’s nutty professor is on the prowl in the vintage Universal horror

Chemistry professor Dr Alfred Morris (George Zucco) has rediscovered an ancient nerve gas that was used by the Mayans during rituals of human dissection to appease their gods. 583 more words


Darkman (1990)

Before Sam Raimi made his big break with 2002’s Spider-Man, he was very much a cult director. The Evil Dead series earned him a strong underground following. 454 more words


Frankenstein (1931)

For many, including myself, the Universal horror films were our introduction to the horror genre. While these films were not the first to use such monsters, they were the first to really stick with the audience. 525 more words