IT’S ALIVE! Welcome to HORROR MOVIE PODCAST, where we’re Dead Serious About Horror Movies… This is Episode 083. In this ultimate Frankensteinian episode, Jay of the Dead, Dr. Shock and Wolfman review the original Frankenstein (1931) and compare and contrast it with the most recent telling of this classic story, this year’s Frankenstein (2016) from Bernard Rose (the director of Candyman). We also discuss Mary Shelley’s original novel and several other adaptations of her work, including Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein. Wolfman also brings you a mini-review of last year’s Victor Frankenstein and Doc brings you a special tribute to Béla Lugosi.
Caution: We reveal major plot spoilers for both “Frankenstein” movies, as well as the original novel and some other versions of this story. If that’s too much for you … well … you’ve been warned!
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— The Sci-Fi Podcast
— Jay’s boy unwittingly paints The Mothman! (pictured here)
[ 00:07:12 ] II. Feature Review: FRANKENSTEIN (1931)
Jay of the Dead = 10 ( Buy the Legacy Collection DVD! )
Wolfman Josh = 10 ( Buy it! )
Dr. Shock = 10 ( Buy the Universal Monsters Blu-ray! )
[ 00:55:32 ] III. Mini Review: VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN (2015)
Wolfman Josh = 7.5 ( Rental )
[ 01:01:52 ] IV. Feature Review: FRANKENSTEIN (2016)
Jay of the Dead = 8.5 ( Buy it! )
Wolfman Josh = 7 ( Rental )
Dr. Shock = 7.5 ( Rental )
[ 01:32:16 ] V. HMP Miscellany
— Dr. Shock on the life and legend of Béla Lugosi
— Bride of the Monster (1955)
— Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla (1952)
— Wolfman Josh’s forthcoming Hitchcock filmography video reviews
— Mystery shows
VI. Wrap-Up / Plugs / Ending
— Next time on HMP Ep. 083: Witchy Women — Join us!
Don’t forget to check out Part 2 of our Crossover Phantasm Franchise Review with our friends at The Sci Fi Podcast. Find the episode on the TSFP iTunes, Stitcher or at their website: thescifipodcast.com. Dave, Josh and I joined the conversation with Mattroid and Station! and it was a lot of fun.
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