Articles tagged boris karloff

28 Oct 2008 // 9:59 PM

Blinded by Science

While Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a wonderful tale of a tortured man and his experiment, I’ll take Hollywood’s version of the block-headed monster any day.

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22 Oct 2008 // 10:04 AM

Mad Monster Party? (1969)

Of all the media oddities to come out of the ‘50s and ‘60s, the shift of horror toward the underage set has to be one

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Tales of Tomorrow: Collection Three - The 2nd Season Shows

This show's seriousness can be seen by its attempt to involve professional science fiction writers (such as Theodore Sturgeon) and adapt contemporary SF stories, as well as reaching back to works of H.G. Wells, Jules Verne and Mary Shelley.

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Part 1: Pure Classicism

In its infancy, the cinematic artform went through some formidable technological and stylistic changes. The ten DVDs discussed here highlight the very definition of the Golden Age of filmmaking.

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15 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

Targets (1968)

Draws parallels between Bobby and Charles Whitman, though there's a much larger issue at stake: the availability of guns, at the root of the rise of violence in America.

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2 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Devil Commands (1941)

Presents a concrete fear of technology blurring the line between life and death.

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//Mixed media
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Eat to Live: The 35th Anniversary of 'Pac-Man'

// Moving Pixels

"The story of Pac-Man is the story of America.

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