January 3, 2019

Bride of Frankenstein (1935) is one of my favorites from the era, it adds a layer to Frankenstein’s Monster. He’s totally misjudged by everyone. He just wants to be treated like everyone else, and the only one who does is the blind man, but that’s short lived. Then there’s crazy-ass Doctor Pretorius, who’s somehow made little…

August 2, 2018

Oh Helen, it’s been such torture, I love you so. Frank Wemple The original The Mummy (1932) is something to see. Boris Karloff is the king of classic monsters, and plays three characters in this movie, though technically it’s only one. Ardath Bey is very creepy, and travels to a dig site to see Frank Whemple, who…

July 26, 2018

It’s amazing how influential movies are in today’s culture. Every time I walk into a Hot Topic or even World Market, there are bits of these guys flooding the shelves, especially at Halloween. And I also see the copy-cat aspects in other movies. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) is always something to watch when…

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