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‘DRACULA’ (1931): Unleashing Storms of Horror

Dracula (1931)

The 1931 film Dracula is a classic horror film directed by Tod Browning and stars Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula. Though some may prefer F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, this film at least had the blessing of the “rightful owner,” the estate of Bram Stoker. It also did more to popularize the …

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Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man (1943)

Before Batman fought Superman, before The Avengers assembled, before Freddy fought Jason, and before Godzilla fought King Kong, another shared universe was born. In 1943, in a successful attempt to revitalize the declining interest in their monsters, Universal Pictures created Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man. The film would mark a …

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Humanoids Releases ‘LUGOSI: THE RISE AND FALL OF HOLLYWOOD’S DRACULA’ Graphic Novel Biography


Maybe I’ve led a sheltered life, but I’ve never seen a fully illustrated, biographical graphic novel before. This is so cool! I can’t think of a more fitting tribute to a Hollywood horror legend. I’m talking about the just-released  LUGOSI: THE RISE AND FALL OF HOLLYWOOD’S DRACULA from Humanoids. It …

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Network Bringing Two British Horror Classics To Blu-ray Soon

'Dark Eyes Of London' and 'The Monster'

Network is bringing two British horror classics to Blu-ray for the first time. Just in time for Halloween! We’re talking about Human Monster, aka Dark Eyes Of London (1939), and The Monster, aka I Don’t Want To Be Born (1975). Both feature all-star casts and a host of special features. …

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Children Of The Night: 90 Years Of ‘Dracula’ (1931) Retro Review

The vampire is one of Hollywood’s favorite monsters and has been played by countless actors over the decades, although none could reach the influence and magnitude of Bela Lugosi’s (The Wolfman 1941) performance in Dracula (1931). Released on February 14, 1931, Dracula has made our hearts yearn and bleed for …

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‘Revenge Of The Devil Bat’ Trailer is Here!

Bela Lugosi. I am sure that you’ve heard of him. He was a renowned Hungarian stage actor that emigrated to the United States and went on to become one of the most classic horror film icons, most notably known for playing Dracula in 1931’s Dracula. Fun fact: when Lugosi died in …

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Ed Wood’s ‘Bride of the Monster’ (1955) – Tampering in God’s Domain!

Ed Wood’s 1955 sci-fi horror film, Bride of the Monster, may be silly, but it said a lot about mankind’s future. Yes, I’m being serious! If you don’t believe me, keep reading. “Home? I have no home. Hunted, despised, living like an animal! The jungle is my home. But I …

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Six Dark, Unsettling Poetry/Literary Readings

Horror is not just for movies. Sometimes dark themes can be found in poetry and short stories. Below are some great poem and literary readings, often read aloud by the authors themselves. Sure, some may be more unsettling than others, but the contents of any of these readings could send …

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The Top 50 Men In Horror and Thrillers, Part Two

Inspired by PopHorror’s list of the Top 50 Women in Horror Movies and Thrillers (which you can read here and here), we have compiled a list of The Top 50 Men In Horror Movies and Thrillers. This is part two of two. The list will include men who are actors, writers, directors, and musicians.  You can …

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