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Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

“Woman… Friend… Wife…” Brevity was the word that kept crossing my mind as I watched Bride of Frankenstein for the first time. As with the original film, and so many other Universal classics, storytelling is stripped to the bare essentials. This strategy … Continue reading

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The Black Cat (1934)

“Be brave. No matter how hopeless it all seems.” The 1930s could be seen as a tedious time for film. The Motion Picture Production Codes in the United States, which started being strictly enforced in 1934, really limited the amount … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (1931)

“In the name of God? Now I know what it feels like to be God.” There’s nothing like a man and his monster. While it has been remade, sequeled, spoofed, adapted, animated, and in many other ways merchandised – Frankenstein … Continue reading

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