With Halloween behind us, the holidays are right around the corner. You better watch out, because Fright-Rags is coming to town with Krampus and Creepshow merchandise.
Universal Studios had delved into horror filmmaking with silent films The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925), but Dracula (1931) was Universal’s first “talking picture” in the horror genre. Directed by Tod Browning and an uncredited Karl Freund, Dracula was based on the 1924 stage play by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston; adapted from the 1897 novel of the same name by Bram Stoker. After Carl Laemmle, Jr. was able to legally secure the novel’s film rights, screenwriter Garrett Fort began work on adapting Dracula for the movie theater.
“Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.”
On the streets, he bestows crimson kisses no woman can resist, but in the sheets there exists a night monster… with the blood lust of a savage beast!
“The story of the strangest passion the world has ever known!”
Universal Monsters Glow-in-the-Dark ReAction Figures: Glowing from the Grave! The classic movie monsters return to haunt Super7 as exclusive glow-in-the-dark versions!
“Weird Monster Escapes! Terror Seizes City! …a woman’s beauty the lure for his dangerous desires!”
There can be few things as psychologically damaging as being trapped in solitary confinement with someone you hate. For his follow-up to The Witch, Robert Eggers delivers a grim, hallucinatory story about two men shut up in a lighthouse tower, going slowly mad in their mutual loathing. Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson are Tom Wake and Ephraim Winslow – arriving to work for a month-long shift at a remote, rain-lashed lighthouse, somewhere off the coast of 19th century Maine. Wake is a veteran lighthouse keeper (wickie), as salty a sea dog as one might wish to meet…
“There is enchantment in the light.”
Super7 is proud to present Wave 2 of their Universal Monsters 3.75″ ReAction Figures assortment. From the classic horror films, Revenge of the Creature (1955), Frankenstein (1931), Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Dracula (1931), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), and The Invisible Man (1933)!
“It’s alive, it’s alive, it’s alive! It’s ALIVE!”
Fright-Rags kicks off the spooky season in a big way. Gear up for the season with new merchandise from Trick ‘r Treat, The Crow, and the Halloween franchise, along with Bela Lugosi-inspired coffee for creatures of the night and day.
“Trick or treat… or die!”
Mondo debuts new official poster by artist Midnight Marauder for Amazon Studios’ The Vast of Night! This sci-fi tale of alien contact is set at the dawn of the space race in 1950s New Mexico, and celebrated its Texas premiere at Fantastic Fest with director Andrew Patterson and producers Melissa Kirkendall and Adam Dietrich in attendance.
If you are attending Fantastic Fest and missed the Texas premiere, you can catch The Vast of Night again on Tuesday, September 24th.
“People are saying there is something in the sky. It is 7:45 p.m. and we may have something that’ll need some explaining here…”
Half of what makes a good horror film is a good monster. Without a believable, and ultimately scary, antagonist there’s not much for the audience to latch onto. No film studio – not even the amazing Hammer Films – has ever been able to hold a candle to the classics, and probably wouldn’t have ever existed without the Universal monster movies of the 1930s and 40s.
“Not since the beginning of time has the world beheld terror like this!”
Local Boogeyman has opened ‘The Book of Evil’ and in one minute, terrible things are going to happen! *screams* …ok, less than a minute. This t-shirt is only available for 24 hours! 🔪🔪🔪
“It gets bad on Friday the 13th, but it gets worse on Saturday the 14th.”
Watch the new official trailer for A24’s The Lighthouse; a hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of nautical psychodrama that brought festival audiences at Cannes and Toronto to their feet, from Robert Eggers – the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch.
The Lighthouse stars Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson as two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s; arriving in cinemas, 18 October.