Tag: Frankenstein


Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, is a gothic novel written by English author Mary Shelley (1797–1851).

Flesh for Frankenstein

Flesh for Frankenstein 1973 REVIEW

RICHARD MARKWORTH takes a look at Flesh for Frankenstein 1973 aka Andy Warhol's Frankenstein
Dracula vs Frankenstein 1971

Dracula vs Frankenstein 1971 REVIEW

RICHARD MARKWORTH reviews Dracula vs Frankenstein 1971, starring J. Carrol Naish and Lon Chaney Jr

ZX Spectrum’s 5 Creepiest 1980s Computer Games

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES returns to the 1980s to remember the ZX Spectrum's creepiest computer games
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell 1974

Hammer Frankenstein films, ranked from best to worst

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES makes the hard decisions and ranks his favourite Hammer Frankenstein films!

The Man Without A Body 1957 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-reviews Brit-horror: The Man Without A Body 1957!

Five Missing British Classic Horror Films You’ve Never Seen

MARK FRYERS reveals five classics from the lost annals of British horror
Bela Lugosi returns to the cape for Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)

Abbott and Costello meet Frankenstein 1948 REVIEW

Guest writer KEVIN NICKELSON explains how Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein made film history

Mary Shelley and The Birth of Frankenstein

SARAH PARKIN examines how England's greatest gothic horror novel Frankenstein came to be and its affect when it was released...
Mary Shelley Frankenstein

Neglected Monsters, or Why Frankenstein was a Terrible Father

DR KAJA FRANCK marks International Women's Day by looking at Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, still politically relevant 200 years on...
Christopher Lee as The Creature in Curse of Frankenstein 1957

10 things you (probably) never knew about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

KAYLEIGH MARIE EDWARD stitches together some amazing facts about Hammer's Curse of Frankenstein starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee...

Young Frankenstein 1974 REVIEW

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES looks back on Mel Brook's horror comedy Young Frankenstein 1974

10 things you didn’t know about Young Frankenstein (1974)

As Mel Brooks' stage musical Young Frankenstein makes its London debut, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES presents fun facts about the original 1974 horror comedy.

Universal horror blu-ray collections are ‘a mixed blessing’: REVIEW

The arrival of some of Universal's most beloved horror movies on Blu-ray is a mixed blessing, says RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES

Curse is a blessing with Peter Cushing in Hammer's original Frankenstein

HOWARD JACKSON says Happy Birthday Peter Cushing with a look at the role that made him a horror icon, Victor Frankenstein in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Dan Brownlie's Fetus stein

Dan Brownlie’s made a monster with Fetus-stein!

Dan Brownlie is a horror film-maker who has created a range of strange and morbid models, including the bizarre Fetus-stein!
Christopher Lee as the Creature in The Curse of Frankenstein

The Curse Of Frankenstein – What the Critics Said…

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads back to 1957 and looks at The Curse of Frankentein's initial reaction from the critics...
Italian poster for Hammer's 1957 Curse of Frankenstein

20 things you never knew about The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES heads to the lab to cook up 20 facts about The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Happy 60th Birthday, The Curse of Frankenstein!

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES celebrates 60 years of Hammer's genre-shaping classic Curse of Frankenstein, and looks at its ongoing legacy.
Frankenstein is the epitome of British Gothic Horror

Reading Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a liberation against an old world order

MATT WINGETT explains how Frankenstein changed him as a youth...

Doctors in Horror Films – they’re four kinds of crazy!

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES talks about Doctors in Horror Films...
Victor Frankenstein 2015

Victor Frankenstein 2015 REVIEW

Victor Frankenstein 2015, starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, reviewed by ANN MASSEY

Remembering Channel 4’s Monster Horrors Season (1986)

RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES commemorates a great horror season from his youth - 30 years ago this week!
Evening with Boris Karloff and Friends

An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends (1967) AUDIO

Just in time for Halloween, RICHARD PHILLIPS-JONES introduces "An Evening with Boris Karloff and His Friends"
Gothic 1986

Gothic 1986 REVIEW

SIMON BALL says about Gothic 1986: "By thunder this was a hard film to review without giving too much of the plot away!"

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A scene from The Canterrville Ghost 1944

The Canterville Ghost: Oscar Wilde’s Gothic Parody

DR KAJA Franck looks at Oscar Wilde's The Canterville Ghost, a case of when Gothic parody met American sensibility
Xtro 1982 scene

Xtro 1982 REVIEW