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Universal monsters rewatch – Phantom of the Opera 1943

Rewatching the Universal monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. This 1943 version of Phantom of the Opera is the oddity in the box set, as it’s in color, and more of a romance/musical than it is horror. … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man 1942

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. It’s continuity-shmontinuity for our first big crossover, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man. Here’s what happens: After rising from the grave, Larry Talbot, a.k.a. the Wolf Man, learns he … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Mummy’s Tomb 1942

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. Good ol’ Kharis is back in The Mummy’s Tomb. Here’s what happens: Taking place 30 years (!) after The Mummy’s Hand, we catch up with those characters as … Continue reading

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Universal Monsters rewatch – The Invisible Agent 1942

Rewatching the Universal Monsters! The ones on the Blu-ray box, at least. The series crosses over with WWII propaganda in 1942’s The Invisible Agent. Buy war bonds, etc. Here’s what happens: Frank Griffin, grandson of the original Invisible Man, still … Continue reading

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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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