Bela Lugosi

‘From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker’: the Star Wars novelization 40 years on

How does the novelization of Star Wars hold up 40 years after its release? Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

MOVIE REVIEW: UNIVERSAL’S MUMMY DEAREST (1932-33)

This week, Steve travels back to Ancient Egypt with Boris Karloff as "The Mummy." No CGI, but scarier than Brendan Fraser's "Mummy"! Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

MOVIE REVIEW: NOSFERATU (1922), Copyright? What copyright? 

Steve travels back to 1922 to look at the first vampire movie, Nosferatu, and its influence on modern vampire movies. Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

MOVIE REVIEW: FRANKENSTEIN (1931), Just in time for Halloween!

For Halloween, Steve looks at one of the oldest, and perhaps the best-known "monster movie" of them all, James Whale's "Frankenstein," starring Boris Karloff. Read More »

The Truth About Zombies

The Truth About Zombies

Zombies are no longer confined to the sandbox known as horror. They have found their way into science fiction and fantasy. Read More »

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

Interview: Electric Cinema – Andrew David Barker

The Electric is a ghost story steeped in the love of movies, with shades of vintage Bradbury and King. It is quiet an achievement. Read More »

Top Ten Science Fiction Movie Sidekicks

Top Ten Science Fiction Movie Sidekicks

Who are your favorite SF movie sidekicks? RK has quite a list for you to ponder.... Read More »

Ed Wood Jr.’s Legacy of Advice to Budding Starlets Who Love Angora Sweaters

Ed Wood Jr.’s Legacy of Advice to Budding Starlets Who Love Angora Sweaters

Haven’t you ever wondered what Ed Wood himself thought of his career, ever wondered what advice, based on somewhat realizing his lifelong dream, based on the sum total of his experience, he would have given to filmmakers starting out as he once did? Read More »

A Bloody Mashup: A Review of Kim Newman’s “Anno Dracula”

A Bloody Mashup: A Review of Kim Newman’s “Anno Dracula”

A journey down Lugosi lane: a documentary on the famous Dracula star leads to the discovery of Kim Newman's mashup - Anno Dracula. Read More »

The Predatory Gentleman: Manners and The Gift of Fear in Universal’s Dracula

The Predatory Gentleman: Manners and The Gift of Fear in Universal’s Dracula

Predators hide in plain site, leveraging the social rules of their environment to help them identify, isolate, and manipulate their prey. Read More »

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