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Universal Monsters rewatch – Ghost of Frankenstein 1942

Rewatching the Universal Monsters. The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Familiar faces, and unfamiliar brains, are here in Ghost of Frankenstein. Here’s what happens: Ygor and Frankenstein’s monster, having survived the events of Son of Frankenstein, eventually run … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Wolf Man 1941

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. After a few fun fun-but-lesser sequels, it’s time for another bona fide classic with The Wolf Man. Here’s what happens: Larry Talbot returns to hometown after the death … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Invisible Woman 1940

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. The Invisible Woman, released the same year as The Invisible Man Returns, leaves the horror genre behind and goes full-on slapstick comedy. Here’s what happens: In need of … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Mummy’s Hand 1940

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box set, at least. Now it’s 1940’s The Mummy’s Hand. Boris Karloff’s Imhotep is out, but the good news is that fan-favorite mummy Kharis is here, to take us through the … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Invisible Man Returns 1940

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box set, at least. Vincent Price is in the house when The Invisible Man Returns. Here’s what happens: Framed for a murder he didn’t commit, Sir Geoffrey Radcliff escapes from the … Continue reading

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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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