The Mummy’s Curse

After the great success of 1941’s The Wolf Man, Lon Chaney Jr. was the go-to actor for horror movies. He ended up playing so many of the classic characters. He played Dracula, well his son anyway, in Son of Dracula, and he was Frankenstein’s monster in The Ghost of Frankenstein. Chaney also made three appearances…

Mad Doctor of Blood Island

The world of horror movies is filled with mad doctors. From Dr. Frankenstein on down, you just can’t trust those scientists. It makes sense, after all they’re always hanging out in creepy castles and surrounding themselves with hunchbacked weirdos. They may be brilliant but there’s a few screws loose as well. As for the doctor…

Ghoulies

One of the true tests of the success of a movie is whether or not other filmmakers try to rip it off. One film that got more than it’s fair share of copycats was Joe Dante’s Gremlins. In the years that followed, several other films about little monsters were released, including Critters, Munchies, and today’s…