A rite of passage for many horror fans, the classic Universal Monsters are some of the most timeless and iconic creations in the horror genre. Actors Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, Jr, Claude Rains, and more breathed life into lasting characters including Frankenstein, The Mummy, Dracula, The Wolf Man, and The Invisible Man. Relive the glory days as well as learn more about Universal’s upcoming Cinematic Universe here.
Just one year after Boris Karloff shocked audiences as Frankenstein’s Monster, he reunited with makeup artist Jack Pierce for The Mummy. The first of Universal’s Classic Monsters to not be based in literature, The Mummy spawned four […]
While on a road trip vacation to Salem, Massachusetts for Halloween this year, I came across the Peabody Essex Museum which is right in the heart of Salem. It’s a beautiful art museum and they were featuring […]
Just two years after James Whale made cinematic history with the release of Frankenstein, he added another iconic character to the Universal Monsters legacy. Claude Rains’ unforgettable voice paired with groundbreaking visual effects cemented The Invisible Man as an instant classic and […]
August is always a nostalgic, bitter-sweet time; I recall times where the heat was prevalent enough for outdoor activities. However, society insisted on pushing me into a premature fall. As a kid, I specifically remember […]
Frankenstein’s Monster has become one of the most widely recognizable characters of literature and film. In 1931, director James Whale and a relatively unknown Boris Karloff changed cinema forever. Fresh off the heals of Dracula, […]