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  1. Sofia Boutella first female mummy? | Jersey RetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | The Jersey Journal

    In Universal's classic horror films of the 1930s and '40s, you often sensed when a monster was about to appear on the screen. There was foreshadowing in the form of a full moon, or a flapping bat, or the crackle of electricity ... and then fanfare in a musical cue by Franz Waxman or Hans J. Salter ... and then, BAM, the monster.


  2. Cruise's "The Mummy' a stumbling start to Universal's Dark Universe of moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | Fayetteville Flyer

    Since Boris Karloff first shambled out of his sarcophagus in Universal Pictures' 1932 original, moviegoers have had to fend off a new interpretations of "The Mummy" every 20 years or so. The latest mummy relapse to plague theaters is a big-budget flick that attempts to blend action, horror and comedy to ignite Universals' connected slate of Dark Universe films at the box office.


  3. 13 Essential Facts about Dark Universe from Its CreatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | IGN

    Dark Universe is almost here. If you didn't know, that's the snazzy new name for Universal's new cinematic universe drawing together its classic monsters.


  4. Creature From The Black Lagoon gets Aquaman writer Will BeallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Loudon County News

    The film has been in development for some time with Gary Ross - whose father Arthur Ross wrote the original - heading up the process and it will be produced by Chris Morgan and Alex Kurtzman. The original film - starring Julia Adams in the leading female role of Kay Lawrence - focused on a group of scientists on an expedition through the Amazon who discover a human-fish hybrid.


  5. Lon ChaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Free Dictionary

    Lon Chaney , born Leonidas Frank Chaney , was an American actor during the age of silent films . He is regarded as one of the most versatile and powerful actors of early cinema, renowned for his characterizations of tortured, often grotesque and afflicted characters, and his groundbreaking artistry with makeup.


  6. Acclaimed Authors to Present Films in Print Screen, Returning This SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | Film Comment

    We are happy to announce the return of Print Screen this spring. Print Screen is a recurring series bridging the worlds of cinema and literature, where authors present films that complement and inspire their work, followed by discussions and book signings.


  7. FSLC Announces Spring Print Screen Events Celebrating Acclaimed AuthorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today four upcoming spring events in Print Screen, a recurring series bridging the worlds of cinema and literature, where authors present films that complement and inspire their work, followed by discussions and book signings. Paul La Farge, whose spellbinding new novel The Night Ocean is inspired by the lives of H. P. Lovecraft and his circle, will present Roger Corman's The Haunted Palace on Tuesday, April 11. The gothic horror film takes its story from Lovecraft's novel The Case of Charles Dexter Ward.


  8. Spanish Horror! Scream Factory Unleashes The Paul Naschy CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | ComingSoon.net

    If you're a fan of Eurohorror, specifically that lurid Golden Age of Spanish horror, then you no doubt worship Paul Naschy . Paul Naschy was Spain's answer to Hollywood's horror heavyweights like Lon Chaney Jr., Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi but was probably closer to Lon Chaney Sr. in that he was very often a one man show, a force of theatrical nature.


  9. Arrival, The Edge of Seventeen, One Million Years B.C. among new home entertainment titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Creative Loafing

    ARRIVAL . The best film of 2016 , this deservedly earned eight Oscar nominations, although its snubs in the categories of Best Original Score , Best Visual Effects and particularly Best Actress have been rightly criticized as Academy idiocy.


  10. 75th Anniversary: The Wolf ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    One of my favourite artists of the decade. I've had the pleasure of seeing her live twice.


  11. Back To the CastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | City Journal

    If you were lucky enough to grow up in 1970s Chicagoland, you knew about WGN's Saturday night Creature Feature , which ran old horror classics, especially those made by Universal Pictures and starring the Frankenstein monster, Dracula, the mummy, and the wolfman. Creature Feature was best remembered for its opening theme , Henry Mancini's "Experiment in Terror," which played over a montage from the famous movies, and for its logo, based on a still of Lon Chaney's Man in the Beaver Hat from London After Midnight .


  12. East Valley-area Community Events Calendar, Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    "Deepak Chopra, The Future of Wellbeing" is scheduled for Oct. 28 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Special to View The Day of the Dead celebration at the Winchester Cultural Center brought together hundreds of families in 2015. View file photo 1. " Deepak Chopra, The Future of Wellbeing": The event is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $175.


  13. Lon Chaney Jr. QuizRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | How Stuff Works

    He's a horror movie legend and the only actor to play the "Big Four." Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the life and work of Lon Chaney Jr.! Creighton had a lot to live up to in the acting world as the son of the Man of a Thousand Faces.


  14. 6WH: Week 5.5 - Lesser FrankensteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Kaedrin Weblog

    The Ghost of Frankenstein - Ygor survives the previous installment and seems committed to finding Frankenstein's monster and reviving him. Town villagers believe they're still cursed by Frankenstein's unnatural experiments, so they round up their pitchforks, light some torches, and organize a good old-fashioned mob to go up and destroy Castle Frankenstein.


  15. Universal's 'The Wolf Man' Recruits 'The Expendables' ScreenwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Collider

    Keep your superheroes. Universal is going monstrous with their first big shared universe franchise , and they're already getting the ball rolling on the next installment.


  16. The Wolf Man Remake Has Made A Major Change Behind The ScenesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    Shared universes are all the rage right now in the world of blockbuster movies, and Universal is gearing up to contribute with their universe of classic monsters. The franchise officially kicks off with the Tom Cruise-led remake of The Mummy , and one of the other creatures that will inhabit this world is the Wolf Man .


  17. Expendables Writer to Pen Wolf Man RemakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | DreadCentrol.com

    Universal released news today regarding another new reboot of The Wolf Man as THR is reporting that Expendables writer Dave Callaham will work on the script for a new film based on the 1941 Universal movie. The studio is launching its monsters universe, a series of interconnected monster films based on its vault of classic movies, with The Mummy , starring Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe.


  18. What to watch and listen to this week: Sword and Scale podcast, Halloween TV specialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Home Page tampabay.com

    Though the fall season has just started, the premiere schedule of new TV shows is starting to wind down. Luckily, Halloween is right around the corner and networks are filling our small screens with classic horror and modern thrillers.