Dracula Untold a Reminder That Most Origin Stories Are Best Left Untold

Hollywood has always loved sequels. But the early 2000s saw studios pursue a new direction for franchise-building – prequels or origin stories. Ever want to know why Hannibal Lecter is a cannibal? How about Michael Myers’ childhood? Or what about Father Merrin’s first encounter with The Exorcist demon, Pazuzu? Though Rob Zombie’s Halloween has its […]

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The Original Dark Universe: Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

Classic horror film fans have to celebrate this past week. Two original Universal Monster movies celebrate anniversaries. First, The Creature from the Black Lagoon celebrates its 65th anniversary. And the original ‘monster mash’, Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man turned a grand 76 years of age. With all the focus on shared cinematic words it’s perhaps […]

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