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Universal Horror: The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923)

IN 1923 Universal Pictures embarked on a series of horror movies that would stamp their mark on the genre for decades to come.

Their choice of story to launch them into a world of Gothic Horror and literature would be in the guise of Victor Hugo’s 1831 novel, … 238 more words

Horror Movies

Weird Woman Review

It’s time for a fun retro film with Lon Chaney. I have to admit that he is to the 40’s-50’s what Tom Cruise is to the 2000s. 1,383 more words


The Frozen Ghost Review

It’s time to look at a retro Lon Chaney film. I’ve seen quite a few of his films and still have a bunch of others to see someday. 1,155 more words


Week of January 6, 1917

One hundred years ago this week, Grace Kinglsey observed that any movie star worthy of the name had gotten her own company. However:

the last word in screen progress is said, when the announcement is made that a motion-picture director is to be installed in a separate studio, in order to work out individual ideals and ideas.

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Film Review: Phantom of the Opera (1925)

The 1925 film version of The Phantom of the Opera is a film which, I think gets the Phantom himself much better than some of the later interpretations of the story. 329 more words


Forever Midnight!

Work has been busy so the website’s been slow. But I did find some time today to draw this guy. Half Lon Chaney in “London After Midnight” and half Haunted Mansion ghost. 35 more words

Man Made Monster Review

It’s time for another old film. The Man Made Monster is interesting because it takes your usual creature feature transformation film and throws in a little electricity to make it unique. 1,075 more words