THE CREEPS (1997) Reviews and overview

‘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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Blumhouse’s DRACULA (2021) Preview

A new Blumhouse version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula set in the modern-day is to be directed by Karyn Kusama (Destroyer; The Invitation, Jennifer’s Body) from a screenplay written by her former …

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DRACULA (1979) Reviews and overview

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 (1945) Reviews and overview

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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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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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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Horror spitballs

Horror-themed spitballs – rubber balls that when filled with water and squeezed, squirt the water back out – were manufactured and sold by American company Entertech in 1989. There were four …

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Creature Feature – USA, 2010

‘A monster legacy comes to life!’ Creature Feature – aka Creature Feature! – is a 2010 American comedy horror feature film aimed specifically at adults. Produced by and featuring Tom Byron, it was …

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Oakley Court – film location

Oakley Court is a Victorian Gothic country house overlooking the River Thames at Water Oakley in Bray in the English county of Berkshire. It was built in 1859 and is currently a luxury hotel. In the past, it has been often used as …

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