Tag Archive for 'Basil Rathbone'

Universal Horror Collection: Volume 3 (Blu-ray Review)

What started out as merely a Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff collection has pivoted into a pretty swell, and less limited, release line for Scream Factory. That original release became the Universal Horror Collection which has now spawned 4 volumes (The fourth coming in 2020), featuring various films that aren’t captured under the “Classic Monster” […]


Scream Factory Unveils The UNIVERSAL HORROR COLLECTION VOLUME 3! Available December 17th!

Get ready for more thrills and chills as Universal Horror Collection Volume 3 is coming to Blu-ray on December 17 from Scream Factory. The collection comes packed with a wealth of special features, including new audio commentary by film historians Steve Haberman, Tom Weaver, Constantine Nasr, Gary D. Rhodes, and Ted Newsom, and a new 2K scan […]


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 […]


The Vincent Price Collection II (Blu-ray Review)

Last October, Scream Factory ghoulishly delighted everyone for Halloween with the release of The Vincent Price Collection.  Six of the iconic horror actor’s works in one set with some definite gems of bonus features.  Of those, there were the introductions and parting words for many of the films from the Iowa PBS archives from the […]


The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection (Blu-ray Review)

As a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes, I’ve been biding my time waiting for these films to arrive on high definition and the wait is finally over!  MPI and the UCLA Film and Television Archive have teamed up to restore twelve out of the fourteen films in this collection.  Now in glorious 1080p resolution, these films […]


The Complete Sherlock Holmes Collection arrives on Blu-ray March 29th!

For fans of the Holmes and Watson portrayed by Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce, a nice treat arrives this March 29th when all of their Sherlock Holmes films finally arrive on Blu-ray in one complete collection!  While I never thought Bruce’s interpretation of Watson was true to the original stories, I always thought that Basil […]