Tag classic monsters

Snowpiercer Equals Revolution for the Working Class

Even if the world’s become a frozen wasteland and the final threads holding humanity together lie within an always-moving train, people will continue to be the planet’s biggest monster. Class warfare, politics, privilege usurping justice and the struggles therein are… Continue Reading →

Svengoolie Brings Horror and Sci-Fi Cult Classics to Life

B-movies. Horror films. And prehistoric science fiction all the way through the Z-movies, Svengoolie has hosted many on his TV show, which airs every Saturday night on MeTV. If you like watching classic movies with a side of cheesy jokes,… Continue Reading →

Dracula is Next Up For Blumhouse’s Monsterverse

The Blumhouse Monsterverse is about to become a bloody mess.

Robert Englund Explores True Terror

Who knew Freddy Krueger was a decent TV host? Through two episodes of the Travel Channel television series, True Terror, the horror icon known as Robert Englund — the actor who previously portrayed the iconic nightmare warrior — hosts and… Continue Reading →

War of the Worlds: An Epic, Low-Tech Disaster Story

Per Matt The aliens have arrived and they’re on a mission to wipe out the entire human race. While that synopsis may sound exactly like The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, that’s only the beginning for the adapted… Continue Reading →

Sounding Off About Blumhouse’s The Invisible Man

Per Matt As a fan of the original Universal Monsters — which I absolutely adored in my younger years — I was tortured by the modern-day remake of The Mummy, which was horrendous in all the wrong ways. I hated… Continue Reading →

Frankenstein is Shocked Back to Life With IFC Midnight’s Depraved

IFC Midnight’s Depraved is a modern-day retelling of the highly loved horror classic, Frankenstein, which was written by Mary Shelley in January of 1818. In the 202 years since her story first reached the light of day, there have been… Continue Reading →

My Guilty Pleasure: It Stains the Sands Red

Zombies. Las Vegas. When crafting a story that involves the Zombie Apocalypse taking place in Sin City, it’s gotta have “sure-fire hit” written all over it. Right?

The Frist Gets Surreal With Monsters & Myths

Per Matt What is a monster? How does our culture define a monster? Monsters have come in all shapes and sizes throughout history, usually acting as something beyond our control and appearing in disguise. Opening today, the Frist Art Museum… Continue Reading →

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Misses the Mark

Imagine, as a monster-film fan, hearing that some of the biggest names in the genre are going to combine into one epic movie to crown the true king of the monsters. Imagine hearing legendary names like Godzilla, Rhodan, King Ghidorah… Continue Reading →

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