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[Bea's Reviews] Dracula [1931]

Funny what time and emotional maturity does to you.

When I first viewed Universal’s first of their many Golden Age releases, I honestly didn’t think much of it. 990 more words



“With a few exceptions, The Bride of Frankenstein represented the last gasp of the horror film as a serious genre,” claimed Andrew Sarris. The late critic had a point. 689 more words

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Frankenstein's Hunchbacks

It’s been suggested to me that, with Halloween fast approaching, this would be a good time to do for Doctor Frankenstein’s hunchbacked lab assistants what I did earlier for mummy-masters. 1,413 more words

A Howl And A Thanks To Sven.

My long awaited trek to see the 1931 Dracula on a big screen may have been a bust – and I mean a total bust – but things were redeemed (somewhat) later that night. 1,313 more words

THE RAVEN (1935)

The Raven (1935) marks the second teaming of Universal’s dual horror stars: Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. It is also downright mortifying  in its pedestrianism. Director Lew Landers simply did not have the sense of style or vision with which Edgar G. 561 more words

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