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Grading the Phantom of the Opera Movies

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In 1909, French novelist Gaston Leroux penned a story about a deformed musician who haunted the Paris Opera House. As he lurked in the shadows, the man known as “the Phantom” becomes obsessed… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Black Sleep’

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During the 1950’s the horror genre had a solid explosion in popularity. With new advancements in visual fx, increasing cheapness of production, and a solid fanbase of teens with disposable income for the… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Lon Chaney

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When he accepted his Golden Globe for Best Director, Guillmero del Toro name dropped an actor who many revere as the first monster of filmdom, Lon Chaney. Those who are not well versed… Continue reading