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Building my Movie Posters Puzzle: Frankenstein

In late June I took advantage of some free days to visit my Mother in Virginia for her birthday. It was a fun long weekend that included meals out, a screening of Finding Dory, and an unexpected shared activity when I ran across a puzzle in the book store that was just too good to pass up. 1,325 more words

Movies

Cinema Scarcity - Ack!

A geezer thought.

We rarely watched movies on TV in Lexington in the 60’s. There were few channels and thus, few movies to watch.

I remember there were two channels; Channel 27 (CBS) and Channel 18 (NBC). 492 more words

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Few film sequels can claim to be better than their originals. Now that I think of it, almost none can claim that with certainty. Although one can argue the merits of “The Godfather” (1972) versus “The Godfather Part II” or “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (1989) versus “Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey” (1991) (kidding!), in truth the only film that can assuredly claim to be superior to the original is “Bride of Frankenstein” (1935). 2,153 more words

1930s

Hollywood's Maddest Doctors Book Review

Hollywood’s Maddest Doctors: A Biography of Lionel Atwill, Colin Clive, and Geoge Zucco
By Gregory William Mank
Midnight Marquee Press, 1998. 320 pages. 359 more words

Reviews: Horror Reference Book

The Adaptables: Jane Eyre (1934)

By Isabella Greenan 

There are some stories which get adapted over, and over, and over again. From ancient myths and fairy tales, to comic book heroes and classic novels there are stories which have been, and will be adapted and re-adapted ad infinitum with varying results. 3,633 more words

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Iceman (1984)

If it wasn’t for knowing I put a disc titled Iceman into the DVD player, I’d swear the first half hour played like an alternate version of John Carpenter’s classic, The Thing. 504 more words

Daily Take

Mad Love aka The Hands of Orlac

Source: Mad Love aka The Hands of Orlac

Here is a brief review of a long-forgotten Peter Lorre movie that sounds very interesting based upon critiques of the time and the modern-day reviews. 

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Horror