Favorite things about… The Mummy (1932)

Note: Since May is the month of Mother’s Day in the US and also the month of my mom’s birthday, I had to go for a corny pun with this month’s Favorite Things: The Mummy. Forgive my cheese! The favorite film: The Mummy, a Universal monster movie directed by Karl Freund The cast: Boris Karloff as Imhotep Arthur Byron as Sir Joseph Whemple David Manners … Continue reading Favorite things about… The Mummy (1932)

Favorite things about… Creature from the Black Lagoon

The favorite film: The “Amazing! Startling! Shocking!” Creature from the Black Lagoon (dir. Jack Arnold), a near-perfect 1954 sci-fi/horror featuring one of the most famous Universal monsters. The synopsis: Dr. Carl Maia is doing some exploration in the Amazon when he discovers a fossilized claw unlike anything he’s seen before. Unable to dig out the rest of the fossil on his own, Carl calls in … Continue reading Favorite things about… Creature from the Black Lagoon