Tag: Frankenstein

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) – By Baron Craze

This film is more than a mere sequel of a horror movie it contains so many references that transcend into the horror films of today, proving that imagination holds no boundaries and likely James Whale gives the definitive version of Mary Shelley‘s original story of Frankenstein Or The Modern Prometheus to screen an enduring lasting impression. It…


Blackenstein (1973) – By Baron Craze

Severin Films release a buried 1973 horror movie Blackenstein, from director William A. Levey (Hellgate (1989)) which attempted to cash in on the blaxploitation of Blacula (1972) however fails badly, with a movie of dullness and sluggish pace. Nevertheless the more important aspect of the film is actually found in the special features surrounding the writer…


Young Frankenstein (1974) – By Baron Craze

If one has dismissed this wonderful movie because of it being in black and white, a sincere sin on your part has been committed and needs an immediate rectifying, as the humor presents itself with visual gags, sexual innuendos, and horror humor. Directed by comedy maestro Mel Brooks, hot off his western comedy film Blazing…


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….


Tales of Frankenstein (2018) – By Baron Craze

In celebration of the classic Universal and Hammer films and successful Indiegogo campaign for post-production costs that legendary filmmaker Donald F. Glut used to create a fun science fiction horror flick, complete with a series of short tales all focused on Frankenstein. These stories all found in his book of the same name, yes Glut, likely…


FRANKENSTEIN TURNED 200! – By Baron Craze

January 1, 2018 marked the 200th birthday of one of the most famous works of literature in the English language, created by Mary Shelley, which some discredited that a ‘girl’ could create such a masterpiece, lasting, influencing, and encouraging so many countless avenues to explore in many disciplines of education ideally medical but extending to…


Frankenstein (1931): ALIVE for 88-years – By Baron Craze

No one in the horror genre can truly deny the importance or the significance of the legendary date November 21, 1931, the day that director James Whale gave life to the incredible movie Frankenstein, created from the mind of 21-year-old Mary Shelley in the year of 1818, now celebrating its 88th anniversary. Frankenstein has the full…


The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942) – By Baron Craze

The Universal Studios Frankenstein series, which started with the monster (pun-intended) hit Frankenstein (1931), came with a letdown with the fourth entry from director Erle C. Kenton 1942’s The Ghost of Frankenstein, marking the first time not to star, the legendary actor Boris Karloff in the primary role. Kenton, stuck to a standard, by-the-numbers shooting style…