A New World of Gods and Monsters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCm2PX5Iz00 With the upcoming release of The Mummy, Universal Studios has been putting forth more information on their shared universe, including this little teaser for their "Dark Universe."  Cheesy name and cheesier music aside, I wanted to really give this some thought before I wrote up my own thoughts on the matter.  And if you've … Continue reading A New World of Gods and Monsters

Dracula’s Daughter, 1936

Let's do a little thought experiment.  Imagine that you're 1930s Universal Studios head Carl Laemmle, Jr.  Dracula has made its indelible mark at the box office and in the collective consciousness of the audience.  Frankenstein met or exceeded every expectation that was formed in the minds of all concerned.  Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff have become the top … Continue reading Dracula’s Daughter, 1936