Vincent Price. Even just seeing those words up on screen conjure up spooky memories. A true iconoclast, Price may have died in 1993 but really, he never left. He’s still everywhere in pop culture — taunting Batman and Robin, frightening…Read more →
Classic Horror Movies
Classic Horror Movies, horror movies from 1900 to 1960: Moviefanfare’s list of movie articles and information focusing on classic horror movies and the actors in these wonderful films.
Dracula’s Daughter: The Reluctant Vampire
Five years after Bela Lugosi’s bloodsucking count got staked, Universal brought in Gloria Holden as his undead offspring. Guest writer Rick29 offers a look at the rarely-seen 1936 chiller Dracula’s Daughter, co-starring Edward Van Sloan and Otto Kruger.Read more →
The Shining (1980): All Work and No Play…
An isolated Colorado resort hotel becomes the setting for unrelenting horror in The Shining. Guest writer Kristen Lopez raises her glass and salutes director Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 screen adaptation, starring Jack Nicholson, of the Stephen King shockerRead more →
Poll: What’s Your Favorite Monster Mash-Up Movie?
With the announcement of a new Godzilla/King Kong team-up coming In a couple of years, we’d like to know which multi-creature feature–from serious fright fare like Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man to such kid-friendly flicks as Hotel Transylvania–you think is best.Read more →
Bela Lugosi: Ten Things to Know About the Iconic Star
It was a heart attack, not sunlight or a stake, that claimed the life of Bela Lugosi 59 years ago this week. To honor the screen’s most famous Dracula, we offer this classic list by Movies Unlimited founder Jerry Frebowitz of 10 facts about the horror legend.Read more →
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939): My Cinema Sanctuary
As his contribution to today’s My Favorite Classic Movie Blogathon, MovieFanFare’s Gary Cahall rings a bell for one of his all-time faves, 1939’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame with Charles Laughton as Quasimodo and Maureen O’Hara as Esmeralda.Read more →
Horror/Sci-Fi Classics Galore New from the Universal Vault
Lock your doors and bolt the windows; classic horror and sci-fi films from the Universal Vault series are out this week. Check out a shock-filled selection that includes The Black Cat, The Deadly Mantis, Jungle Woman, The Mole People and more.Read more →
The Phantom of the Opera (1925): Lon Chaney Triumphant
One of silent cinema’s greatest–and strangest–love stories was Universal’s The Phantom of the Opera, with Lon Chaney in perhaps his most famous role. Guest writer Fritzi Kramer rips the mask off the 1925 thriller’s behind-the-scenes secrets and travails.Read more →
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941): Better Than You Remember
Remember Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941)? The one starring Spencer Tracy? It’s better than its reputation. Let’s talk about why.Read more →
Happy Black Friday (1940) with Boris and Bela!
Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi went shopping for scares in the 1940 Universal thriller Black Friday, an odd tale of mad doctors, mobsters and brain transplants. Read on to see if the terror titans’ final team-up for the studio was a bargain or a bust.Read more →