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Films 

The Bernard Rose FRANKENSTEIN Is The Modern Take We’ve Been Waiting For

When it comes to the legend of Frankenstein, I’m always cautious about any new project baring the famous creature’s moniker, if anything because there have already been so many re-interpretations of this same story. What could possibly be done now to make it different? Hell, it extends beyond film and into basic pop culture. Through the years, Frankenstein […]

Films Scary Fun 

Google Doodles of the Damned!: 13 Sinister Google Doodles

Google Doodles are not renowned for their morbidity – which is understandable. They often function as positive reminders and celebrations of human achievement, themes that visually trend towards cuteness. But optimism and cuteness are not the sole domain of general audiences – far from it! Horror and the fantastic have their own wealth of the […]

Films 

Rare Color Behind-The-Scenes Footage From SON OF FRANKENSTEIN!

In the 3 films in which Boris Karloff played Frankenstein’s Monster, we never got to see his version of the creature fully realized in color as all three of those features – FRANKENSTEIN, BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN and SON OF FRANKENSTEIN were shot in black & white. But this great, candid 16mm home video footage taken […]

Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

12 More Gravesites of Famous Horror Icons

The tourism shall continue. Recently, Blumhouse published an article directing enthused (and respectful) fans of horror to the burial sites of some of the genre’s best-known luminaries. Many of them are interred in Los Angeles, making visits to the City of Angels ripe for horror tourism. Others were cremated and scattered overseas. But seeking out […]

Films 

The Weirdest FRANKENSTEIN-Inspired Triple Feature You Can Have!

As a full-fledged movie fanatic AND horror appreciator, I’m always looking for the perfect combination of movies to pair up together as a double feature. When you meet a fellow horror lover, often times there will be at least one title that you’ve never heard of (or that they’ve never heard of) and that’s usually […]

Films Real Life Scares Scary Fun 

FRANKENSTEIN is Based on a REAL “Scientific” Practice! Galvanism: Electrifying the Dead

We all know the story of Dr. Frankenstein and his monstrous creation- a mad scientist and his assistant assemble body parts and then add a lightening bolt to electrify the corpse back to life. The stuff of pure fiction, right? But at the time when Mary Shelly wrote the original FRANKENSTEIN tale, this practice was […]