The Creeps (1997) reviews

‘Undersized, undead and angry!’ The Creeps is a 1997 American comedy horror feature film about a scientist that brings Dracula, the Wolfman, the Mummy, and Frankenstein’s Monster to life… but …

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Dracula – 1979 – reviews

The new 4K scan Blu-ray Collector’s Edition release of the 1979 version of Dracula with Frank Langella was announced a while back by Scream Factory and they have now announced …

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House of Dracula – USA, 1945 – reviews

House of Dracula is a 1945 American horror film released by Universal Pictures. It is a direct sequel to House of Frankenstein, and continued the theme of combining the studio’s three most popular monsters: Frankenstein’s …

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Halloween monster adverts by Heineken

‘The beer drunk most on Halloween’ Dutch beer brewer Heineken has run a number of advert campaigns that feature classic monsters such as Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, the Wolf Man and …

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Dracula 2000 – USA, 2000 – reviews

Dracula 2000, also known internationally as Dracula 2001, is a 2000 American horror feature film written and directed by Patrick Lussier (Drive Angry; My Bloody Valentine 3D; Dracula II and III) from a …

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The Monsters Chess Set – game

The Monsters Chess Set featuring Universal Studios monsters was a limited edition chess set issued in 1999 by a company named Spencer. The King and Queens of both pieces are 3″ …

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Monster Old Maid – card game, 1964

Monster Old Maid is a 1964 American card game created by the Milton Bradley Company from Springfield, Massachusetts for children aged five to ten years-old. Based on the card game …

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Bran Castle, Romania – location

Bran Castle, situated near Bran and in the immediate vicinity of Braşov, is a national monument and landmark in Romania. The fortress is situated on the border between Transylvania and …

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Christopher Lee – actor

Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer, and author. With a career spanning nearly seventy years, Lee initially portrayed villains and became …

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Werewolf By Night – comic book

Werewolf by Night – birth name Jacob Russoff, legal name Jacob Russell, nicknamed Jack – is a fictional character, an anti-heroic werewolf in the Marvel Comics universe. The Werewolf by Night …

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Fade to Black (1980) reviews and overview

Fade to Black is a 1980 American satirical horror film written and directed by Vernon Zimmerman. Executive producer Irwin Yablans produced John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978). The movie stars Dennis Christopher, …

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Dracula – Sunny D advert

Dracula meets Sunny D in this 2008 advert: “Unleash the power of the sun”. Sunny Delight, marketed as SunnyD in some regions, is an orange-coloured drink developed by Doric Foods of …

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Udo Kier – actor

“From time to time you have to make a film like Armageddon so people see that you’re still around.” Udo Kier – born Udo Kierspe; 14 October 1944 – is …

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Stretch Screamers – toys

Stretch Screamers is a series of electronic toys manufactured by Games Quest/Manley Toys Limited of Hong Kong. As their name implies, Stretch Screamers could be stretched, causing them to apparently scream …

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Dwight Frye – actor

Dwight Iliff Frye (February 22, 1899 – November 7, 1943) was an American stage and screen actor, noted for his appearances in the classic horror films Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Invisible Man (1933), and Bride of Frankenstein (1935). He is frequently …

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