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Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013
 With a smile that casts deep shadows and a courtly Old World demeanor barely masking the madness in his eyes, Bela Lugosi plays a country doctor with dark secrets in this 1940 low-budget horror picture (out on Blu-ray). In a laboratory stocked with foaming beakers and arcing electricity, the doctor conducts
09.24.2012 | | Posted at 10:11 AM

Complete Guide to the Living Dead

By David Luhrssen
  Movie zombies are usually lumbering, slow-moving creatures, but zombie movies keep arriving at such a fast clip that the 2008 Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide is already out of date. Coming in time for Halloween the second edition of Glenn Kay’s lightly written but informative chronicle of the living dead fills gathers the news from Zombieland from the past four years.   ...
09.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen

�What are you doing in that funny looking get-up?� Asking the question is a man wearing a pith helmet, a khaki colonial officer�s uniform, tall leather cavalry boots and a flowing cape. In comparison, the sidekick he�s questioning cuts a modest figure in his fez and loose Arabic robe. The man in the cape and pith helmet, who happens to be the hero of Chandu the Magician (1932), se...