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His Humble Hunchback: The Stock Character History of "Igor" (Part 2)

Part 2: Ygor and the Houses of Hunchbacks

Don’t miss the first part of this essay, covering early dramatizations of Frankenstein and the influence of Dwight Frye! 2,052 more words


Episode 50 - TLH Discovers a Portal to Hell

Well, Bryan decided to take the week off, leaving Scott and Doug to try and hold down the fort and do their best to stay on topic. 104 more words

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Son of Frankenstein (1939, Rowland V. Lee)

Son of Frankenstein is a mostly wasted opportunity. For everything good, there’s something significantly wrong with it. The script is good, director Lee doesn’t direct actors well. 469 more words


Man Made Boy (Book Review)

Here is a fun YA novel.

The story of Frankenstein’s son, pieced together over the years by the Bride, provides us with a fun story about a boy trying to escape his past, and the mistakes of his present, all the while hoping to fit into a world where he doesn’t belong. 524 more words



was the opposite of what appeared on the screen. He was very urbane, very well read, very well educated, soft-spoken, a real English gentleman. –Robert Wise, Academy Award-winning movie director… 335 more words



It’s Halloween and it’s a Saturday—a fantastic combination of good weather and time to enjoy every minute of it with family and friends.

At home, we’ve been preparing for the thrills and chills of Halloween night by watching horror movies: some classics, like… 365 more words

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Universal Pictures' SON OF FRANKENSTEIN (1939)

My absolute favorite horror movies are those produced by Universal Pictures during the studio’s horror hey day.  Today I am dedicating a post to a prime example of the era, one that stands among my favorites from the Universal entries that tell the continuing saga of Frankenstein and his monster – Rowland Lee’s  1,785 more words

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