Employees’ Entrance

When I watch older films I’m often struck by how many real jerks there are in these movies. I mean, classic movies are often thought of as coming from a kinder gentler time, but there are some nasty characters in many of these films. You know the kind I mean…Three Stooges movies are full of…

The Mummy’s Hand

Probably the most famous portrayal of a mummy was Boris Karloff’s appearance in Universal’s 1932 classic “The Mummy.” Universal would make several more mummy films, but, contrary to what many believe, they were not sequels to the Karloff original. Rather, these films were a whole other series focusing on a different mummy called Kharis. Kharis…

The Ape Man

One of my favorite actors of all time is Bela Lugosi. He will always be Dracula to me, but he has turned in many other great performances, as well. He is sadly underappreciated by today’s film viewers. Today’s film came 12 years after “Dracula.” The monster he plays here is not nearly as iconic as…