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Universal Horror: Frankenstein (1931)

THE MOMENT the character of Doctor Waldman delivers the opening monologue as a word of warning about what the audience is about to see, a classic novel becomes an iconic film. 604 more words

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Halloween Special | Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Dir: James Whale
Starring: Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger, Elsa Lancaster, Gavin Gordon, Douglas Walton, Una O’Connor, O.P Heggie… 542 more words


The Mad Movie Challenge .... Eyes Without a Face (1960)

On a yearly basis, October brings eerie films and the challenge presented to me this month is a fine addition to that theme. Kristina of Speakeasy has assigned to me this French film from Georges Fanju which one could classify as an artistic venture while I on the other hand assigned her something more akin to a campy (ad)venture by way of director Kinji Fukasaku. 780 more words


The Black Room (1935)

Prophecies and Boris Karloff intertwine as we celebrate actors playing dual roles thanks to the blogathon brought forth by Christina Wehner and Silver Screenings. 794 more words


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


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