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Tag: Universal Horror
The Extraordinary Creepiness of Skelton Knaggs
Looking back at one of the great lost figures of classic horror cinema.
A Sequel Too Far: The Creature Walks Among Us
The Universal monster cycle – and the series of films starring their only original creation, the Gill Man – ends with a whimper rather than a bang.
Halloween Hammer: The Evil of Frankenstein
Continuing our look back at Hammer Horror with the company’s clumsy attempt to blend their style with the Universal Monster movie.
Halloween Hammer: The Plague Of The Zombies
Continuing our Hammer Horror retrospective with a look at their impressive reinvention of a moribund genre.
Halloween Hammer: The Mummy’s Shroud
Continuing our Hammer Horror month with a look at one of the company’s lesser efforts, another entry in the Mummy series.
Halloween Hammer: The Mummy
Our series of Hammer Horror film reviews for the Halloween season begins with their radical reinterpretation of the most moribund series in the Universal Monster canon.
In Defence Of Frankenstein – The True Story
The often-derided 1973 two-part TV adaptation of the classic story is more interesting than critics give it credit for.
Dracula, Frankenstein And Friends: The Glory Days Of The BBC2 Horror Double Bill
The rise and fall of the iconic Saturday night horror movie pairings of classic – and not-so-classic – horror movies.
Boris Karloff’s ‘Mad Doctor’ Cycle: An Appreciation
Looking back at the short series of underrated and provocative films that Boris Karloff made for Columbia Pictures at the start of the 1940s.
Phantoms Of The Opera – The Various Versions Of The Lon Chaney Masterpiece
Edited, reshot, reconstructed and rearranged, the 1925 version of Gaston Leroux‘s gothic shocker remains the best.