Category Archives: Horror

Monsters and Matinees: The ‘It’ Factor of Classic Horror Titles

The ‘It’ Factor of Classic Horror Titles It. Two simple letters that form the most innocuous of words, one that we use hundreds of times a day without thinking. And that’s the point of the word that is defined as … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Anthologies Serve Quick Bites of Horror

Monsters and Matinees: Anthologies Serve Quick Bites of Horror We’re hearing a lot about Quibi these days, a new video platform touting a “quick bite” philosophy of short-form videos. Classic horror fans been ahead of the curve on this idea, … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Universal’s True Original Monster and Other She-Wolves

Universal’s True Original Monster and Other She-Wolves We love our Universal Monsters. Frankenstein, Dracula, the Mummy and The Wolfman – these guys are legends for a reason. But it’s time to ask the guys to move over and make room … Continue reading

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Monsters and Matinees: Still Buzzing about ‘The Fly’ Trilogy

Still Buzzing about The Fly… It’s easy to think of the 1958 film The Fly in two words: “help me.” That phrase – often said in a silly high-pitched voice meant to mimic the film – is from an iconic … Continue reading

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German Expressionism 101 – Part Two (The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari)

German Expressionism 101 Part Two Like the pretty much all of the art in 1920s Germany, Expressionism dominated German Cinema. Before WWI, the German Film Industry lagged behind countries such as the US, France, and Italy due to its lack … Continue reading

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Werewolf of London (1935)

“Neither man nor wolf…” Stuart Walker’s Werewolf of London (1935) succeeds in terrifying sensitive souls. The movie tells the story of botanist, Wilfred Glendon (Henry Hull) who goes on an expedition to Tibet where the rare mariphasa lupina lupina can … Continue reading

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The Universal Pictures Blogathon: Dracula (1931)

“I never drink…wine” Bela Lugosi as Dracula, need I say more? I’d venture to guess that many classic movie fans have fond (or not so fond) memories of being scared out-of-their-wits when they were kids as they watched Frankenstein, Dracula, … Continue reading

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The Chaney Blogathon: Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

“You don’t understand. Every night when the moon is full, I turn into a wolf.” -Larry Talbot “You and twenty million other guys.” -Wilbur Grey Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948) — the perfect mix of horror, pathos, … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! All Hallows Eve is upon us and you know what that mean: tricks, treats, scary ghouls and scary movies. However, if being terrified is not exactly your thing then fear not, for we here at CMH have the … Continue reading

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13 Favorite Halloween Flicks

13 Fun and Scary Classic Halloween Films Halloween is without a doubt my favorite holiday. It’s also my family’s favorite holiday, so I grew up watching a variety of scary movies around the month of October. Here’s my list of … Continue reading

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