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Universal Pictures unveils a new world of gods and monsters – Dark Universe

Welcome to a new world of gods and monsters…

Universal Pictures has announced that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as Dark Universe. 381 more words

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The Phantom Monster Show!

In 1953, two wonderful Universal Studios horror classics were re-released as a double bill titled THE PHANTOM MONSTER SHOW!

The event promised plenty of thrills and chills: “See… A NEW JUGGERNAUT OF DESTRUCTION LOOSED UPON THE WORLD! 252 more words

Universal's Complete Legacy Collection | Four Classic Monsters Blu-ray Box Sets featuring 22 HD firsts

Universal Pictures’ stable of classic monsters featuring Frankenstein (and his creature), Dracula (and his kin), the Mummy (and his tanna leaf-chewing disciples) and the Wolfman (and his brood) have all been unleashed again onto Blu-ray in the UK in four new box sets containing 27 classic creepies, (*22 of them Blu-ray firsts) and all digitally restored so that fans, both old and new, can witness just why this monster club remains one of cinemas finest creations. 568 more words


Modern Monsters - Frankenstein

Frankenstein and his monster might be one of the monsters on this list most removed from his source material, and I doubt it will find its way back any time soon.  2,827 more words

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Universal Horror: The Mummy (1932)

AS IF TO extend his acting prowess, Boris Karloff strides back onto the screen to establish himself as far more than the man of many monsters. 364 more words

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Universal Horror: The Old Dark House (1932)

Just as Bela Lugosi followed up on his role of Dracula with Murders in the Rue Morgue, Boris Karloff would have his turn in front of the camera after scaring audiences as The Monster in… 635 more words

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Modern Monsters - The Wolf-Man

I was going to write a whole big thing about werewolves back in November when I was writing my southern werewolf family drama for NaNoWriMo… 2,717 more words

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