Universal Monsters Mystery Minis by Funko

Universal Monsters Mystery Minis are the latest Funko range and will be available later this year. The Universal tie-in classic monsters line includes Frankenstein (two versions), Bride of Frankenstein, Dracula …

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Universal Monsters Halloween Horror Nights 2019

“Universal Monsters” will come to life in all-new terrifying Halloween Horror Nights mazes at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood, inspired by Universal’s original cinematic monsters… At Universal Orlando …

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Frankenstein – USA, 1910 – overview

Frankenstein is a 1910 American science fiction horror short silent film written and directed by J. Searle Dawley for Edison Studios. It was the first motion picture adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. The uncredited cast …

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Mary Shelley – USA | UK | Luxembourg, 2017 – reviews

Mary Shelley is a 2017 American/British/Luxembourg romantic drama film that references the science fiction and horror genres, directed by Haifaa al-Mansour from a screenplay by Emma Jensen. The film stars Elle Fanning, Maisie Williams, Douglas Booth, Bel …

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Simple Creature – USA, 2016 – overview

‘Being human is a temporary condition’ Simple Creature is a 2017 science fiction thriller written and directed by Andrew Finnigan. The Old Loyal Films production stars Russell Hodgkinson, Carollani Sandberg and …

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Frankenstein – ballet, UK, 2016

Frankenstein is a 2016 British ballet directed by The Royal Ballet’s Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett at London’s Royal Opera House. The ballet is a music and dance adaptation of Mary Shelley’s …

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Patchwork – Canada/USA, 2015

‘Some assembly required’ Patchwork is a 2015 Canadian-American comedy horror film directed by Tyler MacIntyre from a screenplay co-written with Chris Lee Hill (Tragedy Girls). It stars Tory Stolper, Tracey Fairaway and Maria …

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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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Kiss Me Quick! – USA, 1964

Kiss Me Quick! is a 1964 American science fiction comedy horror feature film directed by Peter Perry (as Seymour Tuchus) and produced by Harry Novak. It was originally titled Dr. …

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Frankenstein – USA, 2015

‘Man is the true monster.’ Frankenstein is a 2015 American horror feature film adaptation of Mary Shelley’s novel written and directed by Bernard Rose (Paperhouse; Candyman). The film stars Xavier Samuel (Twilight …

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Frankenstein (1931) poster sold for $323,000

An iconic original US poster promoting Universal’s Frankenstein (1931) starring Boris Karloff has fetched $323,000 at auction. The poster was discovered in a disused cinema in Long Island, New York in the 1970s …

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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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