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Plan 9 from Outer Space

Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira, directed by Ed Wood
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959) starring Bela Lugosi, Tor Johnson, Vampira, directed by Ed Wood  What can be said about Plan 9 from Outer Space that hasn’t already been said? It’s clearly the cheesiest of cheesy monster movies. It’s been considered for many years the worst movie that has ever been...
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The Curse of the Werewolf

Oliver Reed as the titular werewolf in Curse of the Werewolf
Synopsis for  Curse of the Werewolf  Curse of the Werewolf begins with a beggar arriving at a deserted town, where a cruel Marques is celebrating his wedding at his castle.   After being humiliated by the Marques, the beggar is imprisoned in the dungeon and forgotten.  His only human...
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The Body Snatcher

The Body Snatcher - Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi - movie poster
The Body Snatcher  (1945) starring Boris Karloff, Henry Daniell, Bela Lugosi  The Body Snatcher is considered by many to be Boris Karloff’s finest role–and they may well be right.   Unlike what the trailer for the movie says, this is not a team-up between Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi....
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Son of Frankenstein

Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill
Son of Frankenstein (1939), starring Basil Rathbone, Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Lionel Atwill Movie review of “Son of Frankenstein” starring Basil Rathbone as the son of the deceased mad scientist.  He tries to repair and revive the Monster to vindicate his father.  All the while Ygor (brilliantly played...
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Son of Dracula

Lon Chaney Jr. as the titular Son of Dracula
Son of Dracula (1943) starring Lon Chaney Jr., Louise Allbritton, Robert Paige, Evelyn Ankers  Son of Dracula is a very interesting entry into Universal Pictures’ series of  Dracula movies — and not only due to Lon Chaney Jr. playing the title character — although Chaney does a good job....
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The Invisible Man Returns

The Invisible Man Returns (1940) starring Vincent Price, Nan Grey, Cedric Hardwicke
The Invisible Man Returns (1940) starring Vincent Price, Nan Grey, Cedric Hardwicke, Cecil Kellaway  The Invisible Man Returns is an excellent movie, due to no small degree to the acting skills of Vincent Price. Vincent Price is  Geoffrey Radcliffe, the proverbial “man convicted of a murder that he didn’t...
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The Black Cat

The Black Cat (1934) starring Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi
The Black Cat (1934) starring Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi  Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi appeared together in eight different horror films–but very likely, the best of them was the first,  The Black Cat  – a monster movie where the monsters are all too human. Synopsis of  The Black...
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Frogs

Frogs (1972) starring Ray Milland, Sam Elliot, Joan Van Ark
Frogs (1972) starring Ray Milland, Sam Elliot, Joan Van Ark  Frogs is an attempt to recreate the horror of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. Frogs mostly falls flat, however. Synopsis of Frogs A free-lance photographer is taking photos for an anti-pollution article in the Florida everglade when his canoe is swamped by a...
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Dr. Blood’s Coffin

Dr. Blood's Coffin (1961) starring Kieron Moore, Hazel Court
Dr. Blood’s Coffin (1961) starring  Kieron Moore, Hazel Court Synopsis of  Dr. Blood’s Coffin  In  Dr. Blood’s Coffin, young Dr. Blood returns home from medical school to live with his father, the village doctor of a small Cornish village with several abandoned tin mines. Villagers have been disappearing...
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Invisible Agent

Invisible Agent (1942) starring John Hall, Ilona Massey, Peter Lorre, Cedric Hardwicke, J. Edward Bromberg, Albert Bassermann
Invisible Agent (1942) starring John Hall,  Ilona Massey, Peter Lorre,  Cedric Hardwicke,  J. Edward Bromberg,  Albert Bassermann  Invisible Agent is an entry in the Invisible Man series, set just before the United States entered World War II. The film begins with a Nazi undercover agent Conrad Stauffer (...
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