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Wolf Man
Film Review

The Wolf Man Transforms

The Universal cycle of horror movies created some of the most memorable monsters in the world. Between 1931 and 1948, iconic creatures of the night…

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The Fog
Film Review

Look for The Fog

Avco-Embassy Pictures announced in 1979 that their next project would be the first in a two-picture deal (the second being Escape from New York) from the creator of Halloween, and that film’s title would be The Fog.

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Aurora Monster Models
Collecting

The Thirteen Monsters of Aurora

Cast your mind back to a forgotten day, a forgotten time. A time when children safely played outside, a time when CD’s, video games, mobile phones and DVD’s were a fantasy of science fiction.

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Revenge of the Creature
Film Review

When The (Gill) Man Comes Around:

Even before it became a critical and commercial success on its original 3-D theatrical run, The Creature From The Black Lagoon was being groomed as the first (and only) Universal genre franchise in the wake of the monster-neutering Abbot and Costello cycle.

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Story of a collector
Collecting

Story of a Collector

Suddenly I was confronted by a huge colour photo of Christopher Lee as Dracula, red eyes blazing, staring out at me from the cover of a new poster magazine. Since it was marked “For Adults Only”…

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