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Re: Robin Williams (reply)
<<I never saw Robin Williams in an-y-thing>>Tom... if you see only one of his films, be sure to check out Terry Gilliam's THE FISHER KING (1991).  I'm almost certain you'll like it.  
Final Farewells

robertg

08/13/14 4:01 AM
Re: Bob Hastings, comic actor (reply)
And don't forget THE BAMBOO SAUCER (1968)!
Final Farewells

robertg

07/03/14 12:19 AM
Re: CREATURE CHRONICLES by Tom Weaver-David Schecter-Steve Kronenberg (reply)
Oddly enough, I was just thinking about Les as well.  His posts were so informative, I always looked forward to seeing his Atwill icon.  If you're missing Les, you should check out the May 2014 issue of Roy Thomas' ALTER EGO MAGAZINE...
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

07/01/14 6:18 AM
Re: CREATURE CHRONICLES by Tom Weaver-David Schecter-Steve Kronenberg (reply)
I have to agree as well.  The original version of the cover is much more eye-catching.
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

06/29/14 7:15 AM
Re: Was Lugosi the problem or was it the dialogue in FMTW? (reply)
It's pretty clear from both the original 1818 text as well as the revised 1831 text that Frankenstein uses a combination of alchemy (old science) and electricity (new science) ("Before this I was not unacquainted with the more obvious...
Universal Horrors

robertg

06/26/14 5:57 PM
Re: Vincent Price (reply)
<<Scummiest thing YOU ever read?>>That's almost exactly the same letter that Forry reportedly mailed to Robert Bloch just before Bloch died of cancer in 1994, as referenced by Harlan Ellison under oath during the Forry/Ferry...
Horror Film Stars

robertg

06/24/14 4:30 AM
Re: Tom Weaver's THE HORROR HITS OF RICHARD GORDON  (reply)
Somewhere there exists an alternate universe in which Anthony Balch lived to collaborate with Richard Gordon on a very strange British horror film entitled ELLO GOV'NOR.  To see exactly what I mean, simply click here:  
Horror Film Books and Magazines

robertg

06/16/14 8:11 AM
Re: WB Archives (reply)
<<CAPTIVE WOMEN (1952-ish) with the MAN FROM PLANET X cast.  “Deep Freeze” with Allison Hayes.  THE BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS—is that out yet?  THE RETURN OF THE TERROR!!!!>>How about THE THIRTEENTH CHAIR, THE UNHOLY NIGHT, THE...
Classic Horror on DVD, Blu-Ray and Streaming

robertg

06/16/14 7:59 AM
Re: Archive Editions, Showcase Presents, Essentials (reply)
This new MARVEL MASTERWORKS should be worth checking out as well:  MARVEL RARITIES VOL. 1 (due to be published Aug. 13th, 2014):  http://www.collectededitions.com/marvel/mm/rarities/rarities_mm01.htmlMarvel Rarities Masterworks Vol. 1
Horror Comics and Fantasy Art

robertg

05/06/14 11:24 PM
Re: Archive Editions, Showcase Presents, Essentials (reply)
Well, they did release one volume of SGT. FURY, but it is quite mind-boggling that they never got around to NICK FURY, AGENT OF SHIELD (particularly in light of the Joss Whedon television show being on the air now).  At least two more...
Horror Comics and Fantasy Art

robertg

04/25/14 11:28 PM
Re: VOODOO MAN (reply)
Perhaps those are the same ones always spinning around Ditko's Speedball...
Poverty Row

robertg

04/05/14 10:31 PM
Re: The Monogram 9 (reply)
The best book about the Monogram 9 is Tom Weaver's POVERTY ROW HORRORS! (McFarland,...
Poverty Row

robertg

04/05/14 3:33 AM
Re: Archive Editions, Showcase Presents, Essentials (reply)
Marvel has announced the official end of the Essential line.  The final volume was The Essential Hulk Vol. 7 (published in December of 2013).  It was wonderful while it lasted!  R.I.P.!!!  Here's a link to the news:...
Horror Comics and Fantasy Art

robertg

04/05/14 3:24 AM
Re: Recommended Lugosi titles to see for reading The Immortal Count (reply)
Wes,Leaving aside all the films you've already mentioned, I would seek out:1.  The Thirteenth Chair (1929)2.  The Black Camel (1931)3.  Chandu the Magician (1932)4.  Island of Lost Souls (1933)5.  Night of Terror (1933)6.  International...
Poverty Row

robertg

02/11/14 4:32 AM
Re: London After Midnight (reply)
<<I want THE MONKEY'S PAW (1933) first.  And then a dozen other titles.>>I'll bite.  What are the other dozen?
Silent Horror

robertg

01/07/14 2:46 AM
Re: MAN OF STEEL (leave Spoilers in Phantom Zone for awhile, please)  (reply)
Rider, your comments about MAN OF STEEL are dead-on accurate.
Current Films

robertg

12/15/13 8:51 PM
Re: Which films should be done next?  (reply)
<<What, no POSTAL INSPECTOR??????>>Sure, we can throw POSTAL INSPECTOR in the set too.  Hell, why not?  Sing with me now:  "We'll have bluebirds on all our wallpaper decorating our dreams…."
The Universal Monsters Blu-Ray Collection

robertg

12/15/13 4:33 AM
Re: Which films should be done next?  (reply)
As long as we're dreaming, I wish Universal would release a second Blu-Ray set dedicated entirely to the remaining films of Bela Lugosi:  MURDERS IN THE RUE MORGUETHE BLACK CAT (1934)THE INVISIBLE RAYSON OF FRANKENSTEINTHE PHANTOM...
The Universal Monsters Blu-Ray Collection

robertg

12/07/13 4:28 AM
Re: THE GIANT CLAW (reply)
Happy Thanksgiving, La Carcagne!:  http://cryptoscatology.blogspot.com/2013/11/happy-thanksgiving-la-carcagne.html
'50s Horror and Sci-Fi

robertg

11/28/13 5:57 PM
Re: LOU REED - Dead at 71 (reply)
My own modest little tribute to Lou Reed:  http://cryptoscatology.blogspot.com/2013/10/lou-reed-rip-1942-2013.html
Final Farewells

robertg

10/29/13 10:48 PM