Tag: Abbott and Costello

Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy [1955] – By Baron Craze

When it comes to comedy nowadays its practically solo effects, a movie might have two comedic stars in it, but they actually are more independent than a duo, and that is where the talents Bud Abbott and Lou Costello shined, they were and still are one of the most famous comedy teams of all time….

Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951) – By Baron Craze

  Abbott and Costello are still considered one of the greatest comedic teams to ever grace the stage, street corner and silver screen with the finest timing, pratfalls and physical comedy equally measured with their verbal humor, a sometimes a tinge of blue collar jokes to skirt the censors of then, needless to say their…

Abbott & Costello Meet the Killer, Boris Karloff (1949) – By Baron Craze

In the horror genre, the subgenre of comedy does pop quite often, and here at The Horror Times I recently released an archive review of Hold that Ghost (1941), however as many stated correctly so, the best of theirs was Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) [from here referred to as ACMF], this dynamic comedic…

Hold That Ghost (1941) – By Baron Craze

First, a lot of criticism has befallen this film, perhaps most is unjustified, one must recall the time and place this movie enters into the cinema, and their films that proceeded it, namely Buck Privates and In the Navy, two war-comedy films, used to recruit and sell war bonds. In addition, the usage of musical…

Horror Icon: Boris Karloff – By Baron Craze

When one states the name Boris Karloff, various images come to mind, the portrayal of Frankenstein’s monster in Frankenstein (1931) and Imhotep in The Mummy (1932), and then maybe other likely to think of the other green monster he played, The Grinch , whichever the case one definitely recalls his influence in the horror genre….