Universal Classic Monsters: Icons of Horror Collection is a four-film set from Universal that is being released on 4K BluRay UHD on October 5th 2021.
The set spans the years 1931-1941, including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and The Wolf Man.
From writer Michael Mallory; Universal Studios Monsters: A Legacy of Horror was originally released in 2009, and a new edition is on the way. The Revised and Updated 2021 Edition of the book celebrates some big anniversaries, including the 90th anniversaries of both Dracula and Frankenstein.
With Halloween at the end of the month, we have compiled the perfect list of our favourite spooky films to get you in the mood for tricks and treats !
Written by Lewis Mainwaring (Horror fan, writer & LGBT activist)
Forbidden passion and dark, dangerous desires are often central themes in classic Gothic stories which has gone on to form the groundwork of popular Gothic/Horror cinema.
Therefore it doesn’t take much reasoning to discover why many of the LGBT community, who are often taught that their sexuality is wrong and does not fit society’s view – connect to gothic cinema often on an emotional level; relating and sympathising with the ‘monster’ who has been shunned from society. Whilst harbouring the necessity of secrecy, the persistence of a forbidden passion, and the fear of discovery. Continue reading