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Classic Horror Origins: The Mummy

Everyone may recognize The Mummy, but how many of them actually know where he came from? This quick recap will give you the facts you need to know regarding one of the horror genre’s most enduring characters.

Classic Horror Origins: Frankenstein’s Monster

Everyone may recognize Frankenstein’s monster, but how many of them actually know where he came from? This quick recap will give you the facts you need to know regarding one of the horror genre’s most enduring characters.

The Nine Greatest Horror Film Stars of All Time

 Halloween is almost here. This is the time of year for putting your favorite horror films in the DVD player. When you think of horror movies over the decades, there are certain actors whose names are indelibly linked to the horror genre. In honor of Halloween 2016, Cinelinx looks at the nine greatest horror films stars of all time.

Examining Hollywood Remakes: The Mummy

Our series on remakes continues and since Universal Studios has announced a new version of the Mummy, set for a 2017 release, it seemed like a good time to dissect the previous attempt to redo this story. This week, Cinelinx looks at The Mummy (1999).

Examining Hollywood Remakes: The Raven

 We’re back with another look at the best and worst of Hollywood’s remakes. This article will be dissecting a failed attempt to recreate a Universal horror film starring Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi. This week, Cinelinx, looks at The Raven (2012).

Looking Back on the Long Film History of Frankenstein

The Frankenstein Monster is arguably the greatest monster in all fiction. There have been a few genuinely excellent films made about him, but all too many of them are pretty bad. While the latest attempt in Victor Frankenstein falls flat, Cinelinx looks at the film history of Frankenstein to see which of them worked and which of them didn’t.

The Last Great Horror Icon Is Gone: Where Are the Future...

 With the death of horror film legend Christopher Lee, the last of the legendary honor guard of horror has passed on. He was part of an elite group that created the horror genre. Lee’s passing is a reminder that it’s been a long time since we had a new horror film superstar. Is the day of the horror film specialist gone forever? Where are the big-screen boogie-men for the 21st century?

Halloween Fiends: Monsters then and Now-Which Are Better?

Old monsters or new? Dracula or Freddy Kruger? The Bride of Frankenstein or the Bride of Chucky? How do you like your monsters…Classic or neo-nasty contemporary?

Daniel Radcliff Gives Us a New Twist on a Twisted Character

 

Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliff is reinventing the time honored image of the mad scientist’s sidekick as a more refined Igor in the upcoming new interpretation of Frankenstein.

 

Mr. Wong, Detective DVD Review

The Movie Pool keeps its private eye on the DVD release of Mr. Wong, Detective! The pun recession is over!

Viotek Reveals Their New Line of 24-35 Inch Gaming Displays

The technology company Viotek has revealed their next series of gaming monitors that bring important features while still being budget friendly.  If you've been thinking...