From Ghoul to Grinch: Five Essential Boris Karloff Roles Beyond the Monster

In Universal’s Frankenstein, Boris Karloff’s breakthrough role as the Monster kickstarted his ascension into one of cinema’s greatest horror icons. The upcoming documentary Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster will celebrate his legacy. Directed by Thomas Hamilton, the documentary seeks to unlock the mystery at the heart of Boris Karloff, digging into the late actor’s life and […]

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Documentary ‘Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster’ Finally Releasing This Halloween Season [Trailer]

One of the all-time great horror legends gets his own documentary with the upcoming Boris Karloff: The Man Behind The Monster, and it’s finally on the way this year. Deadline reports today that Shout! Studios and Abramorama have joined forces for the North American rights to the documentary, with a limited theatrical run on September 17. Shout! […]

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Requiem for a Vampire: Remembering Bela Lugosi 65 Years After His Passing

The voice, the gestures, and those eyes. Few actors in the history of cinema are so instantly recognizable as Bela Lugosi or have had such an effect on the collective imagination. Though best known for his inescapable portrayal of Dracula on stage and screen, Lugosi’s career is long and varied. From the heights of fame […]

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‘The Bride of Frankenstein’ as the Epitome of Queer Horror [Horror Queers Podcast]

RPDR Universal Monster Edition After tackling coming-of-age cannibals and killer escape rooms, we’re digging into old Hollywood horror (for the second time in as many months!) with another iconic Universal Monster movie. Last time commenters rioted when we covered Creature From The Black Lagoon, so it’ll be interesting to see how folks respond to The […]

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