Horror Is Universal SPECIAL! “The Bride of Frankenstein: Pandora’s Bride” (2007)

I feel it's time to shake things up a little with this series. Up to this point, we've only been looking at the movies which fall under the Universal Horror banner, and while the movies are certainly the backbone of this whole enterprise, they are not the only medium in which these stories and characters … Continue reading Horror Is Universal SPECIAL! “The Bride of Frankenstein: Pandora’s Bride” (2007)

A Brief and Boredom-Induced Guide to German Expressionist Films, Part 2

NOTE: Some of the films I'll look at in this article deal with content and themes that might be upsetting to some readers/viewers, including the deaths of children (M) and a scene of sexual assault (Variety). I won't dwell too long on such topics, but there are a few cases where I couldn't properly discuss … Continue reading A Brief and Boredom-Induced Guide to German Expressionist Films, Part 2

A Brief and Boredom-Induced Guide to German Expressionist Films, Part 1

Soooooo. Coronavirus. Quarantine. All that good stuff. Needless to say, the current global crisis is upending everyone's usual schedule. I myself was doing pretty well for once. But then, as though I'd wished on a monkey's paw for some extra free time, it all went up in a neat little puff of smoke. Hooray. But … Continue reading A Brief and Boredom-Induced Guide to German Expressionist Films, Part 1