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Ghastly Gems: The Mummy (1932)

1932’s The Mummy is a difficult film for me to revisit, as it was the first I distinctly remember being (very) disappointed by. As a child, I was obsessed with movie monsters as well...

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Ghastly Gems: Frankenstein (1931)

Released the same year as Dracula, Frankenstein marked a pivotal moment for the then-budding horror genre. In sharp contrast to Dracula’s purely malevolent vampire, the central monster in Frankenstein is almost entirely sympathetic. While...

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Ghastly Gems: Dracula (1931)

With Universal Pictures recently launching their “Dark Universe” series of rebooted monster movies (starting with Alex Kurtzman’s The Mummy), now is as good a time as ever to look back on the classic “Universal...

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Beware The Batman Breakdown: Tests

[Beware The Batman Breakdown will be a series that examines each episode of the short-lived Beware the Batman, which aired on Cartoon Network in 2013.] Beware The Batman Episode 3 – Tests: Bruce puts Katana...

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Beware the Batman Breakdown: Hunted

[Beware The Batman Breakdown will be a series that examines each episode of the short-lived Beware the Batman, which aired on Cartoon Network in 2013.] Beware The Batman: Hunted – Batman stops two vigilantes from...

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Shin Godzilla Review

When Shin Godzilla (AKA Godzilla Resurgence) was originally announced in late 2014, it was difficult not to be skeptical. After all, Western filmmaker Gareth Edwards proved earlier that same year that a quality Godzilla...