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Universal Monsters rewatch – Son of Frankenstein 1939

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Here’s Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff on screen at the same time in Son of Frankenstein. Here’s what happens: The long-lost son of Dr. Frankenstein rides into town … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Dracula’s Daughter 1936

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the new Blu-ray box, at least. This time Dracula gets the sequel treatment, but Bela Lugosi is a no-show. Stories vary as to why Lugosi is out, but the good news is that … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Werewolf of London 1935

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Six years before The Wolf Man, the series first wolfed out with the lesser-known Werewolf of London. Something something pina colada at Trader Vic’s something. Here’s what happens: … Continue reading

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Universal monsters rewatch – Bride of Frankenstein 1935

Rewatching the Universal monster movies. The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. The first sequel of the bunch, Bride of Frankenstein, is also one of the biggest and baddest of monster history and movie history. Here’s what happens: Beginning … Continue reading

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Universal monsters rewatch – The Invisible Man 1933

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Director James Whale is back, bringing his signature combination of creepiness and comedy to 1933’s The Invisible Man. Here’s what happens: A mysterious bandaged man rents a room … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Mummy 1932

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. It’s just one classic after another, this time 1932’s The Mummy. Embalm her? I hardly know her! Here’s what happens: A mummy appears to come to life and … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Frankenstein 1931

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Dracula might get top billing, but for Universal Studios, Frankenstein was the definitive monster, and studio’s biggest cash cow. Here’s what happens: Dr. Frankenstein has a theory, using … Continue reading

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Univeral Monsters rewatch – Spanish Dracula 1931

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. In 1931, there wasn’t just one Dracula movie, there were two. Here’s the Spanish language version, known among fans as “Spanish Dracula.” Here’s what happens: You’ve all heard … Continue reading

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Universal monsters rewatch – Dracula 1931

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. This means we begin with one of the biggest and best, Dracula. Bela forever! Here’s what happens: Count Dracula purchases a piece of property in London. Turns out … Continue reading

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