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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 12 Best Movie Sequels Ever

Movie sequels are big business for Hollywood. Many fans are getting burnt-out on sequels, especially since so many of them are unnecessary. Still, let’s not forget that when they’re done right, sequels can be great. Here are a dozen of the greatest sequels ever made.

Monster Men Unite: Universal’s Monster Reboot Has Its Team of Writers

The latest cinematic shared universe, which will consist of the classic monsters of film from Universal Studios movie library, is moving ahead. They’ve gathered a team of writers—some veteran, some fairly new—to act as the Think Tank who will oversee the rebooted Cinematic Monster Universe.

Nine Deleted Subplots That Would Have Changed Entire Movies

 Movies never end up as they were originally envisioned. For various reasons, directors often decide not to film a section of the shooting-script. Also, throughout the production and post-production process of filmmaking, the cutting-room floor becomes cluttered with scenes, plots or characters that were chosen for deletion. Sometimes, these deleted scenes or subplots would have changed the entire film. Here are 9 movies with abandoned storylines would have altered the way we look at the overall movie.  

Javier Bardem In Talks To Play Frankenstein’s Monster

Universal Pictures' Monster universe is underway and they're eyeing an Oscar-winning actor to play Frankenstein's Monster!  Come inside for more details and a few set photos from the Mummy reboot!

25 Great Horror Movies for Halloween

 It’s Halloween, the time of year for watching horror films with the lights out. You may be trying to decide which films you should watch for your Halloween scare-fest. There are many good films, depending on your taste. As a Halloween gift to you, Cinelinx lists 25 of the best horror films to watch, for your Halloween enjoyment. All these films are of excellent quality and convey the requisite eeriness and suspenseful mood to keep you in the creepy Halloween mood.

Top 5 Shared Cinematic Universes

Shared, multi-franchise universes are all the rage right now, with many studios jumping on board to milk the cash cow. Cinelinx takes a look back at the five best combine universes in film. 

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?

Universal Confirms Dracula Untold is the First Entry in a Shared...

 

Shared cinematic universes are all the rage now; and even the monsters are getting in on the act. Universal Studios confirms what has been rumored for a year now. There will be a unified film universe for the iconic movie monsters and Dracula Untold is the first volley in the game.

Mummy Director Muschetti’s Departure May Affect Universal’s Monster Master Plan

This week, Mama director Andy Muschetti has separated himself from Universal Studio’s planned Mummy reboot, due to creative differences. He is the second director to walk out on the project. Len Wiseman was previously set to direct The Mummy, but he had a falling out with producers Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, because he had planned a darker, spookier version of the story than Kutzman and Orci wanted to make. The producer pairing wanted to make a more action-oriented version, similar to the Brenden Frasier version, which will fit better into the wider universe they have planned.

Hasbro Snags License to Produce New Ghostbusters Toys

Sony Pictures and Hasbro have announced a new partnership to bring all new toys based on the Ghostbusters franchise into the hands of kids/fans. In...