As October rolls on, so do the incredible new releases that are hitting Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD. We think you’ll love the assortment of titles — everything from blockbusters to horror films to TV releases to holiday favorites…Read more →
The Faces of Jack Pierce
Jack Pierce himself only had one face, one which wasn’t particularly liked in Hollywood, but – as a makeup artist – Pierce created many faces. So many that the few we will highlight in this post will only scratch the…Read more →
Poll: Which Universal Monster Scares You the Most?
They’re the most recognizable cinematic creatures in history, the Universal Monsters! The Wolf Man, Frankenstein, The Creature from the Black Lagoon, The Bride of Frankenstein, Dracula, The Mummy, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. These are characters who have embedded themselves…Read more →
Jack Pierce and the Creation of the Frankenstein Monster
The word “Frankenstein” conjures up in most people’s mind the image of Dr. Frankenstein’s creation, his pastiche of bodily parts that he gave life to. We picture him as a huge fearsome man with a flat head, bolts protruding from his neck,…Read more →
Check Out These Franchise Favorites That Are Now on Sale!
Who doesn’t love a great franchise? Long-running series of films and television shows provide audiences with the opportunity to check in with their favorite characters to see what exciting exploits they have gotten into. We currently have a variety of…Read more →
Monster Mayhem! It’s Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
Here’s a look at one of the most unexpected film spin-offs ever made…which also happens to be an early example of the “cinematic universe” idea that is so in vogue today. The surprising popularity of 1942’s The Ghost of Frankenstein…Read more →
The English Village Setting of the 1940s
In today’s guest post, Constance Metzinger examines a popular film locale of 1940s cinema – the English village. Films are by far the most marvelous means of personal escapism and during the 1940s, a time of war, anxiety, and sorrow,…Read more →
Check Out Our Haunted Halloween Sale
Mid-October is here, and a lot of film fans are spending their free time these days getting into the spooky spirit by watching their favorite fright flicks. We can relate to this. Why just last night we watched the original…Read more →
Good afternoon ghouls! Well, Universal Monsters Week is just about over, but before we say goodbye to this tribute to the classiest celluloid creatures ever, we wanted to bring back one more Create-A-Caption featuring everyone’s favorite misguided monster. So below…Read more →