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Universal Horror Collection: Volume 1 (Blu-ray Review)

The Universal Horror Collection: Volume 1 from Scream Factory may have had a name change as well as key art facelift since its original announcement (Then the “Boris Karloff/Bela Lugosi Collection), but the film inside remain the same. In fact, we are probably benefiting from that change as this looks like a series with no […]

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Own Scream Factory’s UNIVERSAL HORROR COLLECTION – Volume 1 On Blu-ray June 18th!

Celebrating horror icons Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi, Scream Factory’s Universal Horror Collection Vol. 1 will be made available on Blu-ray™ on June 18, and is available now for pre-order. Loaded with new commentaries and featurettes, this collection includes The Black Cat (1934), The Raven, The Invisible Ray and Black Friday. . .

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The Body Snatcher (Blu-ray Review)

Coming later in June, Scream Factory will be releasing a set that highlights the work of Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi outside of the respective monster franchise characters. With The Body Snatcher, not included in that set (Different studio production), they are giving a little taste of what’s to come with the 1945 Robert Wise […]

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The Return Of The Vampire (Blu-ray Review)

This is a pretty cool new spin with the Scream Factory and Sony/Columbia relationship. It appears they are unlocking another wing of their ever-growing vault for more classic horror of the black and white era. In addition to what they are grabbing from Universal, it seems the classic monster/horror era is building a better foundation […]

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Cult Horror Classic THE RETURN OF THE VAMPIRE Starring Bela Lugosi Comes To Blu-ray February 19th!

In 1918, Armand Tesla (Bela Lugosi), a 200-year-old Hungarian Vampire, prowls the English countryside, feeding from the jugulars of the villagers. But Tesla’s reign of terror is interrupted when a pair of scientists, Lady Jane and Sir John Ainsley, drive a railroad spike through his heart. The “un-dead” Tesla remains safely entombed for two decades […]

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Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection (Blu-ray Review)

Timeless is probably underselling the legacy and importance of the classic Universal Monsters. Many of them with literary origins, but its their cinematic iterations that have and continue to live forever. Their original forms as played by Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Claude Raines and Lon Chaney, Jr. still shower the aisles of our favorite pop […]

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Own The Entire UNIVERSAL CLASSIC MONSTERS Movies With The 30-Film Collection August 28th!

Thirty of the most iconic cinematic masterpieces starring the most famous monsters of horror movie history come together on Blu-ray™ for the first time ever in the Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection on August 28, 2018, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Featuring unforgettable make-up, ground-breaking special effects and outstanding performances, the Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection includes all Universal […]

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Voodoo Man (Blu-ray Review)

Zombies, adventure and romance, Voodoo Man has them all!  Bela Lugosi (Dracula) stars as Dr. Richard Marlowe, a “mad” scientist intent on bringing his late wife Evelyn (Ellen Hall, Lawless Code) back from the dead using voodoo magic in the atmospheric chiller, Voodoo Man directed by William Beaudine (The Panther’s Claw).   Voodoo Man co-stars George […]

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Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection is Available Now!

For the first time ever, eight of the most iconic cinematic masterpieces of the horror genre are available together on Blu-ray as Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection debuts on October 2, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Digitally restored from high resolution film elements in perfect high-definition picture and perfect high-definition sound for the first time ever, Universal […]

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Thor’s TOP 16 Vampire Movies

With the recent release of New Moon, the latest installment in Summit’s Box-Office behemoth the Twilight Series (or Saga, or whatever they’re calling it), vampires seem to be on everyone’s mind nowadays; be it for the tweens’ phenomenal adoration of them or the fan boy disdain of what they represent.  One thing is for sure; […]

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