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Early Special Effects in Film – The Grand Illusions

In the current climate of rampant digital effects, ultra-real prosthetics and virtual 3-D cinematography, audiences are being spoiled. Special effects have become commonplace and of such a high standard that jaws are no longer dropping. This wasn’t always so. Special effects have come a long way since the invention of cinema and the path they have walked is fascinating. Arguably, …

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Film Review: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “Legendary outlaw of the Old West Jesse James, on the run from Marshal MacPhee, hides out in the castle of Baron Frankenstein’s granddaughter Maria, who proceeds to transform Jesse’s slow-witted pal Hank into a bald zombie, which she names Igor.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: This week’s public domain nugget is a little anti-classic with the self-explanatory title of …

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Top 10 Performances from a child star in Horror

10. Kyra Schon as Karen Cooper in “Night of the Living Dead” Kyra Schon’s performance as Karen Cooper, the zombie who killed her mother with a garden trowel after eating her father, is perhaps one of the most well-known performances in horror history. Her frightening performance truly stole the show and made an impression on viewers everywhere. Although “Night of …

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Film Review: Lady Frankenstein (1971)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “When Doctor Frankenstein is killed by a monster he created, his daughter and his lab assistant Marshall continue his experiments. The two fall in love and attempt to transplant Marshall’s brain in to the muscular body of a retarded servant Stephen, in order to prolong the aging Marshall’s life. Meanwhile, the first monster seeks revenge on the …

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Quiz: What Classic Horror Monster Are You?

Horrornews.net and Horror Equity Fund have partnered together to bring you this classic monsters quiz.  Take it and find out,  What Classic Horror Monster Are You?  Frankenstein? Creature from the Black Lagoon? The Wolfman? Dracula? Classic Monster Quiz    If You Love Horror, Own It! Horror Equity Fund, Inc. (HEF) is a fan-enabled community, offering first-time and experienced investors the …

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Film Review: Victor Frankenstein (2015)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man – and the legend – we know today. REVIEW: Victor Frankenstein has arrived!  Another year, another adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein …

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Entertainment Earth FrankenGIVEAWAY: Christopher Lee Frankenstein Monster Bust

Horrornews.net teams with Entertainment Earth on another MONSTER GIVEAWAY! Winnner gets – Hammer Horror Masterpiece Collection Christopher Lee as Frankensteins Monster Maxi Bust !  Instructions to enter: (1) Email joyhorror@horrornews.net and  put “Frankenstein” in the subject line (2) In the body of the email, type your complete name and your full address (3) That’s it! We’ll do the rest.  A winner …

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Film Review: Frankenstein’s Daughter (1958)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “The grandson of Victor Frankenstein, Oliver (Donald Murphy), is hiding away as a laboratory assistant for the gentle Professor Morton (Felix Locher). While Doctor Morton pursues a pet project, Doctor Frankenstein secretly works his own experiments on his benefactor’s niece, Trudy Morton (Sandra Knight). Although these experiments temporarily disfigure Trudy’s face and cause her to wander aimlessly …

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