In the year 1818, British novelist, Mary Shelley, penned a book called Frankenstein, about a mad scientist named Dr. Frankenstien, who collects body parts from various corpses in order to create the very first artificial creature to make scientific history on resurrection but things go awry when the creature escapes to the outside world. The […]Read More Classics Review: Frankenstein (1931)
Let’s look back at the very first cinematic universe called Universal Monsters. This franchise was produced by Universal Pictures which involves classic movie monsters such as The Mummy, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, and many others starring in their own solo films, and crossing over the characters for a specific reason why they’re needed to collide […]Read More Classics Review: Dracula (1931)
Fellow movie goers from around the globe. Thank you for supporting my website. Today’s article is a special one for my 100th post. A Four Hour Long Epic Film called Gone With The Wind which came out in 1939, the same year as The Wizard Of Oz. What do these two have in common? They […]Read More Classics Review: Gone With The Wind
Today’s Classic Review is about two icons from The Golden Age Of Hollywood starring in a film called “What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?” Released in 1962, (same year Tom Cruise was born & Lawrence Of Arabia came out) the film was a critical and commercial success. Earning five Academy Award nominations including Best Actress […]Read More Classics Review: What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
Many years ago, two playwrights named Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, wrote successful broadway musicals during the 1940’s to 1950’s. The plays they’ve directed, written and produced including “The King & I,” “Oklahoma,” “Carousel,” “South Pacific,” and last but not least, “The Sound Of Music.” As a result of big ticket sales and critical […]Read More Classics Review: The Sound Of Music
During The Great Depression, Universal Pictures developed a string of successful box office hits during the “Golden Age Of Hollywood” typically involving monster pictures such as Dracula, Frankenstein, Invisible Man, Creature From The Black Lagoon, Wolf Man and of course the following review depicted on this article. Before Marvel, DC, Godzilla, Universal was the first […]Read More Classics Review: The Mummy (1932)
In the 1930’s, The Great Depression effected the economy. Probition of banning alcohol was lifted. The Dust Bowl severely damaged vegetation including many crops. The F.B.I. was founded by J. Edgar Hoover. Outlaws like John Dillenger, Bonnie & Clyde were glorified as folklore heroes. Hitler rises to power prior to WWII. Businesses were closed down […]Read More Classics Review: The Wizard Of Oz