Latest News: UNIVERSAL PICTURES Unveils “DARK UNIVERSE” with Name, Mark and Musical Theme For Its Classic Monsters Series of Films.

Darkness Rains Upon The World Tonight…

Universal Pictures announced today that its series of films reviving the studio’s classic monster characters for a new generation will be known as “Dark Universe.”  The motion logo for the new initiative features a musical theme composed by Danny Elfman and will debut in theaters preceding The Mummy, which will be released on June 9.  The announcement includes details of the enterprise relaunching Universal’s iconic characters into modern cinema, as well as confirmations of superstar cast and that Academy Award® winner Bill Condon will direct Bride of Frankenstein.   Continue reading

Rants From A Scream Queen: Horror Icons…Where Are They Now?

 PREQUELS, SEQUELS, AND REMAKES…OH MY!

Cover from Pink Floyd's The Wall

They’re heeeeeeeeeerrrrreeeeee! If you are a horror movie fan you have heard and I am sure quoted that line from “Poltergeist” a million times. The Scream Queen is back and in the Spirit of Halloween I can’t help but wonder whatever happened to all of the classic horror film icons. Why don’t we have any Michaels or Jasons or Leatherfaces? Where are all of the Karloffs, Chaneys, and Lugosis of today? Continue reading