Tag: boris karloff

Black Friday (1940) Blu-ray Review

Karloff’s Transplant Universal cobbles together a number of genres in their production of Black Friday. The mad doctor movie, brain transplant story, the gangster parable, Jekyll/Hyde motions, and some …

The Body Snatcher Blu-ray Review

Poetry of Medicine The Body Snatcher conveys perfect ‘40s era wartime horror. It’s indirect, but morbid and unseemly, where actions matter and dialog hangs. Corrupt in intent, and gruesome, …

Son of Frankenstein Blu-ray Review

Sinister Son Stuck in the shadow of two revered classics, Son of Frankenstein never earned its deserved reverence. That’s more tragic than the monster. While Son of Frankenstein lacks …