Hungry Like The Wolf: The Five Best Werewolf Movies

Recently, Universal Studios announced another The Wolf Man remake starring Ryan Gosling. After the failures of the last remake and The Mummy, however, Universal’s announcement wouldn’t normally inspire excitement. Then along came the recent The Invisible Man remake and suddenly a remake of The Wolf Man has potential. Either way, now feels like as good […]

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Universal Monsters: Five Legacy-Defining Movies

Universal Studios and the Universal monsters of the 1930’s and 1940’s are the template for our Halloween. Mad scientists and hunchback assistants. Angry villagers with pitchforks and torches. Shuffling monsters with electrodes their neck. Full moons and werewolves. Aristocratic vampire in capes. During their nearly two decade reign over horror, Universal created much of the […]

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The Wolf Man: Hair of the Dog That Bit You

By the early 1940’s, the Universal Monsters and their respective franchises were losing steam. Dracula, Frankenstein, and The Invisble Man were all into multiple sequel territory. Thus, in December 1941, Universal Studios opted to step outside classic literature, delivering a new monster movie classic – The Wolf Man. The move proved to be a success, extending […]

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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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