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Universal Monsters Fans: “Horrified” is a Scary Good Table Top Experience

Universal Monsters fans have a new experience to pick up, as Ravensburger has released Horrified. The tabletop game aims to have given players the experience of being chased by the Universal Monsters themselves, including the Creature, Wolf Man, Dracula, Invisible Man, Mummy, Frankenstein, and the Bride. You must work together to defeat 2, 3 or […]

Universal Monsters Ravensburger Board Game Horrified Coming August 1st

Universal Monsters Ravensburger Game Horrified Coming August 1st

Universal Monsters board game Horrified is coming soon from Ravensburger, and this may be the UM game we fans have been waiting for. This will be a strategy based board game, where you control a team of heroes with a group to defeat the Universal Monsters. Depending on which classic monster you are up against- […]

What’s In The Box?!: Loot Crate DX – October 2018

We’re still playing a little bit of catch-up with Loot Crate as we got sent a number of subscription boxes from them at the end of December 2018. So while these reviews are technically late, it has a little more to do with the company shipping them out at later dates than us being lazy […]

Alex Kurtzman Says Universal’s ‘The Mummy’ Wasn’t What he Wanted it to Be

Alex Kurtzman probably made the right choice when he opted to exit the planned Universal Monsters Universe after the….disappointing…box office performance of his feature film starring Tom Cruise– The Mummy. To be fair, there were certainly some good ideas contained within the film, like Russell Crowe as Henry Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. That casting was a BRILLIANT choice, and should […]

New Horror Streaming for January on Netflix, Hulu, and More!

Horror fans have a lot to look forward to streaming in January. Hulu is adding a ton of films based on the works of Stephen King, including Children of the Corn, Cujo, Silver Bullet, Thinner, The Dead Zone, and more. Not to mention Beetlejuice. Netflix adds The Strangers, The Addams Family, I Know What You […]

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Netflix’s January Offerings: ‘Indiana Jones’, ‘Pulp Fiction’, and More

If you’re asking yourself what to watch in the month of January, never fear- Netflix has some pretty great titles coming from the 1st-30th in January 2019. January 1st: A Series of Unfortunate Events, Season 3 Across the Universe Babel Black Hawk Down City of God COMEDIANS of the World — Netflix original Definitely, Maybe […]


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Playmobil Take Along Haunted House is a Halloween Must-Have

Playmobil and monsters go together like PB&J, and one needs to look no further than their Take Along Haunted House. As a huge horror nut with a six year old, it can be difficult to find things sometimes that the family can enjoy around Halloween. For me, its all spooky, all the time. For the […]

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Universal Monsters ReAction Figures Wave 1 Now Available From Super7

Universal Monsters collectors have some new figures to order. Super7 has put up their first wave of Universal Monsters ReAction figures up for order. The first wave consists of 6 figures: Mole Man from The Mole People, The Mummy from The Mummy, The Masque of the Red Death from Phantom of the Opera, Metaluna Mutant […]

Anne Rice’s Thoughts About That Mysterious Egyptian Sarcophagus

Because sometimes truth is stranger than fiction- a mysterious black sarcophagus has been unearthed in Egypt, and no one knows who’s it is.  Okay, well, maybe Anne Rice does. Back on July 1st, the General Secretary of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Dr. Mostafa Waziri announced that a spectacular find had been uncovered in Alexandria. A […]

Heist 88: American Crime’s Courtney B. Vance To Lead FX Crime Drama

Most people remember the 1980s as the decade of parachute pants, thin leather ties, and Martha Quinn — but did you know that the “Me Decade” was also home to one of the most sophisticated bank robbery attempts in modern history? FX is set to develop the bank heist drama Heist 88, from executive producers Courtney B. […]


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In Defense Of The Mummy – An Origin Story Of An Anti-Hero

I’m starting to think that we live in a world where people want to either love or hate everything. Things are either awesome or horrible with no middle ground. I’ve seen it a lot with film and television, people talking about things in superlatives that just don’t deserve it. A couple recent examples are Marvel’s […]

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The Mummy Gets An Honest Trailer – Run, Tom Cruise, Run!

In a moment of coincidental timing, I was just watching the new Honest Trailer for The Mummy starring Tom Cruise when I got a package delivered that included a Blu-ray copy of The Mummy. This film was supposed to be the launch of Universal’s new Dark Universe that stars, as they say in the trailer, […]

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‘The Mummy’ Is Now A Hit, Thanks To The Chinese Box Office

The Mummy is, for lack of a better phrase, not dead. Now that the import ban on western movies has finally come down, the lucrative Chinese Box Office is saving several movies from oblivion. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is reportedly doing very well there, but it probably won’t be enough to […]

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AMC Entertainment’s Earnings Have Plummeted This Summer

As reported on by Variety, AMC Entertainment has taken massive hits to their earnings in the second quarter of this year. AMC Theatres, the largest theater chain in the world, reported on these hemorrhaging earnings this past Friday after a mass selloff of their stocks. While they still earned $1.2 billion, they lost $1.35 a […]

Mummy Director Alex Kurtzman Not Sure About Future With Dark Universe

In a recent interview with IGN, Mummy (2017) director Alex Kurtzman was asked about his status on the Dark Universe franchise. The Dark Universe, for those who don’t know, is the Marvel Studios-esque “shared universe” idea that Universal Pictures is trying with the classic “Universal Monsters” like Dracula, the Wolfman, the Invisible Man, and the aforementioned Mummy. This was intended […]


Transformers: The Last Knight Made $60 Million More In China Than It Did In The U.S.

It looks like Michael Bay has moved on to killing Chinese childhoods, having depleted the supply of available childhoods to kill in North America. Despite opening on a Wednesday in order to surprise unsuspecting inner children who might have let their guard down for Bay to destroy their fondest memories with a blockbuster action movie […]

The Mummy – Filming The Zero Gravity Stunt In 360°

The Mummy may have been DoA in the U.S., but globally ‘It’s Alive!” and about to cross the $300 Million mark. The film is topping most global markets this weekend and one of the centerpiece scenes is the zero-gravity stunt / airplane crash. Universal has now released a 360° video showcasing just how the stunt […]