RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates a great horror season from his youth - 30 years ago this week!
Just in time for Halloween, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES introduces "An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends"
SIMON BALL reviews the 1945 Universal Horror, House of Dracula
RICHARD PHILIPS-JONES would like to introduce you to the British Werewolf!
From Spider-Man to Transformers, franchises have become Hollywood’s most reliable cash cow, allowing them to create the epic narratives allowed on TV’s canvas, and building characters that millions of people worldwide become attached to. Now Universal is gearing up a new set of franchises based around its library of classic horror characters,...
Universal's big budget Dracula Untold (2014) is set for release this October
TERRY SHERWOOD reviews Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman (1943)
TERRY SHERWOOD reviews Universal Horrorfest. House of Frankenstein (1944)
PETER FULLER reviews the classic 1940 The Invisible Man Returns with Vincent Price in his first starring role
Check out this amazing colour footage from Son of Frankenstein
Son of Frankenstein (1939) is one of the last great Universal Horrors
Review of Universal's Dracula's Daughter (1936)
ANDREW GARVEY reviews the Karloff classic, The Mummy (1932)
ANDREW GARVEY reviews Werewolf of London (1935)
STEPHEN JACOBS casts a critical eye on The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
Britain didn't make many horror films until the 1950s. All our horror stars were over in Hollywood churning out the classics for Universal Pictures.
Here's a collection of the real Brides of Frankenstein ...
Author STEPHEN JACOBS delves into the sordid 1940s Hollywood sex scandal that engulfed English Universal Horror Star Lionel Atwill
Ernest Thesiger, who played Dr Pretorius in Bride of Frankenstein (1935), is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London
Today is the birthday of James Whale, the England-born director of some of Universal Horror's most well-loved masterpieces
ADAM SCOVELL says The Bride of Frankenstein "showcases all of Whale’s wonderfully subversive & quintessentially British qualities"
Dracula (1931 Spanish Version) reviewed by CHRISTOPHER PAGE
Good help is hard to find these days. Poor old Frankenstein might have known "what it feels like to be God" but he had poor HR skills, if these assistants are anything to go by!
Who is your favourite Dracula? The Spooky Isles talks to horror film historian Alan Frank about the merits of two leading contenders for the King of the Vampires - Christopher Lee and Bela Lugosi.
Universal Pictures made the best horror films of the Golden Years of Hollywood. And the big-name actors who starred in these masterpieces were almost entirely British.Today we begin our three-part series to celebrate some of these British Universal stars ...