8 items from 2014
Tmnt - April O'Neil Cosplayer: Meg Murrderher ........................................................................ DC Comics - Poison Ivy Cosplayer: Meg Murrderher ........................................................................ Friday The 13th - Jason Voorhees Cosplayer: Meg Murrderher ........................................................................ Bride Of Frankenstein Cosplayer: Meg Murrderher Sgh watermarked images photographed by Sgh PhotoArt One of the most popular horror classics of all time and an acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein. The legendary Boris Karloff reprises his role as the screen's most understood monster who now longs for a mate of his own. Colin Clive is back as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein, who creates the ill-faed bride (Elsa Lanchester). Directed by the original's James Whale (his last horror film) and featuring a haunting musical score, The Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only of the genre, but for all time. »
This coming Saturday, February 22nd, at Dark Delicacies in Burbank, CA, there will be a signing of the book Out in the Dark, a compilation of interviews with gay horror filmmakers, including writers, directors, and actors.
A Facebook event page has been set up with all the details, but here's who is expected to be there so far, with more still to come: Editor Sean Abley and contributors Jeffrey Reddick, Jt Seaton, Mark Bessenger, Armando Munoz, Tim Sullivan, and Jeffrey Schwarz will be signing Out in the Dark: Interviews with Gay Horror Filmmakers, Actors & Authors.
The event runs from 2-5 Pm Pt. Dark Delicacies is located at 3512 West Magnolia Blvd., Burbank, California 91505.
Gay men have a decades-long, complicated history with the horror genre. While working behind the scenes to create some of the most iconic terrors on film (such as James Whale's Frankenstein, Bride of Frankenstein, and »
- Debi Moore
Directed by Stuart Beattie
Despite having his origins in classic literature, Frankenstein’s monster has become a truly cinematic beast, having shown up in countless screen iterations since first being brought to life by Boris Karloff in 1931. No surprise, then, that I, Frankenstein, originally a comic series by Underworld scribe Kevin Grevioux would get the big-screen treatment, and even less of a surprise to results aren’t particularly pretty.
Aaron Eckhart stars as the creature, this time named Adam, who becomes embroiled in a centuries-old war between demons and gargoyles, who are both God’s warriors on Earth and far less interesting than any early-90s Disney Channel cartoons would have you believe. Though he initially wants no part of the war, having no love for humanity, Adam is forced into the conflict when the demons begin pursuing him, hell-bent »
- Thomas O'Connor
I must have been about 12 years old when I first saw Tarzan and His Mate. I loved the Tarzan movies. Tarzan was the undisputed King of the Jungle and was the greatest, Cheetah was man’s best friend, Boy was annoying, and Jane was the Queen of the Jungle and a young male’s introduction to the allure of the female. The uncensored version, with a naked Jane silhouetted while changing clothes in a backlit tent and the spectacular underwater ballet scene would have been a revelation to me; Tarzan and Jane are frolicking in their favorite swimming hole, Tarzan in his usual loincloth and Jane naked – not naked from the waste up, or presumed naked as they hid her behind some lake flora or rocks – Jane was naked.
- Gregory Small
Review Ron Hogan 29 Jan 2014 - 05:52
A shadow war between two factions of supernatural creatures? You might've heard this story before...
Two hundred or so years ago, the mad scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein dabbled in a world beyond his comprehension. He created a creature that exists somewhere between the human world and the world of the dead, living tissue given live, but without a soul. He tried to kill that creature and, in turn, that creature kills him. When burying his creator in the family plot, the creature that would later become known as Adam Frankenstein (Aaron Eckhart) found himself attracting the attention of a cadre of demons, bent on capturing him for their research. Frankenstein slays the demons with the help of a pair of gargoyles.
Apparently, Adam has stumbled across a war that has raged across time between demons and gargoyles, who have been empowered with the light »
New I, Frankenstein movie got awfully bad reviews from top movie critics. Lionsgate released their new action/horror flick, "I, Frankenstein" into theaters this weekend, and the top critic reviews are in. It turns out that most of them just thought it was absolutely horrible as it garnered up a score of just 23 out of 100 across 6 reviews at Metacritic.com. We've included a snippet from each one,below. The movie stars: Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Yvonne Strahovski, Miranda Otto, Jai Courtney, Socratis Otto, Mahesh Jadu, Caitlin Stasey, and Aden Young. Clark Collis at Entertainment Weekly, gave it a 50 score,stating, " To be fair, Eckhart is physically impressive and Bill Nighy and his raised eyebrow do their best in the role of demon leader Naberius. But I, Frankenstein shares something else with it's monster-hero, something much worse than its patchwork nature: The film is distinctly lacking in the soul department." Frank »
Miscasting in films has always been a problem. A producer hires an actor thinking that he or she is perfect for a movie role only to find the opposite is true. Other times a star is hired for his box office draw but ruins an otherwise good movie because he looks completely out of place.
There have been many humdinger miscastings. You only have to laugh at John Wayne’s Genghis Khan (with Mongol moustache and gun-belt) in The Conqueror (1956), giggle at Marlon Brando’s woeful upper class twang as Fletcher Christian in Mutiny on the Bounty (1962) and cringe at Dick Van Dyke’s misbegotten cockney accent in Mary Poppins (1964). But as hilarious as these miscastings are, producers at the time didn’t think the same way, until after the event. At least they add a bit of camp value to a mediocre or downright awful movie.
In rare cases, »
One complaint that's been resurrected again and again about the upcoming Aaron Eckhart vehicle is its title I, Frankenstein furthers a monstrous misnomer. As any fan of the James Whale-helmed classics Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein can tell you, Frankenstein is the name of the mad scientist; his creation is known in those movies as The Monster. But with the latest clip courtesy of Comic Book Movie, that misconception gets cleared up a bit as Eckhart speaks to two gloomy authority figures about the dangerous experiments of one Victor Frankenstein. Here's the official synopsis for I, Frankenstein: 200 years after his shocking creation, Dr. Frankenstein's creature, Adam, still walks the earth. But when he finds himself in the middle of a war over the fate of humanity, Adam discovers he holds the key that could destroy humankind. From the co-writer of the hit supernatural saga, Underworld, comes the action thriller I, »
8 items from 2014
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