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Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture: Mash-Up of the Day: If the original Jurassic Park is too scary for you, try this version starring pugs: Parody of the Day: Imperator Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road is so popular, she's begun starring in commercials, fake ones (via Geek Tyrant): Vintage Image of the Day: He was best known for frightening roles, but Christopher Lee deserves to also be remembered for his more jovial self. Here he is having a laugh with Sammy Davis Jr. and regular collaborator Peter Cushing on the set of the comedy One More Time. Daily Dose of Star Wars: Of course, Christopher Lee also has to be the focus of today's Star Wars...
- Christopher Campbell
The day monster kids have dreaded for some time has arrived. Mournful, nostalgic, and melancholy – it’s the end of an era for more than one generation of horror fans. It seemed like Christopher Lee would live through all eternity, but unlike some of the characters he played, there’s no bringing him back to life this time. He made it to 93 and went out on a high note, appearing in the final Hobbit film just this past winter. He had an amazing career of fantastic performances and remains the greatest villain actor in film history. Rip to the last classic horror star and thank you for all the monster memories.
Christopher Lee was married to his wife Birgit (Gitte) for 54 years.
Here, according to Movie Geeks Jim Batts, Dana Jung, Sam Moffitt, and myself, are Christopher Lee’s ten best roles.
It’s only fitting that The Curse Of Frankenstein, »
- Tom Stockman
Christopher Lee, the second most famous Dracula of the 20th century — an impressive feat — and a memorably irrepressible villain in James Bond film “The Man With the Golden Gun,” in the Star Wars films and in “The Lord of the Rings” pics, has died. He was 93.
His first role for famed British horror factory Hammer Films was not the Transylvanian vampire, however, but Frankenstein’s Monster in 1957’s “The Curse of Frankenstein.” His close friend Peter Cushing, with whom he would co-star in horror films frequently, starred as the Baron.
Lee made his first appearance as the sharp-toothed Count in 1958’s “Horror of Dracula.”
For reasons not quite certain, he skipped the 1960 sequel “Brides of Dracula,” but he returned to the role for 1965’s “Dracula: Prince of Darkness” — a movie »
- Carmel Dagan
3 items from 2015
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