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Blu-ray Review: 'Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection'

November 7th, 2012 11:00am EST
Universal Monsters set
Nothing says cinema more than an eight-disc collection! That’s why we’re delving deep and detailed into the amazing new to Blu-ray set "Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection" available now from Universal Home Entertainment. First up a bird’s eye view at the set, then follow as we dissect each film disc by disc!

Title: "Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection"

Grade: 5

Number of Discs: 8

Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

The Set: Looking good equals feeling good and nothing’s as zesty looking tha...
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'Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection' Offers 8 Spine Tingling Tales On Blu-ray

September 30th, 2012 7:20am EDT
Universal Classic Monsters the Essential Collection
From the studio that pioneered the horror genre, the "Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection" is a must-have Blu-ray set for the thriller afficionado.

The collection contains eight films on Blu-ray, a collectible 48-page photograph book, posters, and more. Included in the package are the classic movies "Dracula" (1931), "Frankenstein" (1931), "The Mummy" (1932), "The Invisible Man" (1933), "Bride of Frankenstein" (1935), "The Wolf Man" (1941), "Phantom of the Opera" (1943), and "Creature from the Black Lagoon" (1954).

Each film is accompanied by bonus features about the mov...
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James Cameron's 'Fantastic Voyage' Could Be Sent Adrift Without A Director On Board

August 22nd, 2011 1:22pm EDT
Will Smith is in the running for 'Fantastic Voyage'
The 'Avatar' creator and his Lightstorm Entertainment partner Jon Landau are set to produce the remake of the 1966 sci-fi flick, 'Fantastic Voyage,' but if they are unable to acquire a well known actor then they may face losing the projects current director, Shawn Levy.

THR claim that Levy, the director of 'Night at the Museum,' 'Date Night' and Hugh Jackman's latest robot film 'Real Steel,' is set to leave the big budget movie in future weeks if a highly acclaimed actor does not star in the film.

Production has been on hold due to casting difficulties and this has resulted in Levy ...
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It's Aliiive! Decca Broadway Releases 'Young Frankenstein' Cast Album

January 10th, 2008 5:00pm EST
Young Frankenstein
Mel Brooks electrifies his latest creation, a musical rendition of his 1974 film classic Young Frankenstein (That's FRON-kehn-shteen) for the Broadway stage.

The production boasts an all-star cast, starring Roger Bart ("Desperate Housewives"/"The Producers"), Megan Mullally ("Will and Grace"), Tony Award® winner Sutton Foster ("Drowsy Chaperone"), Tony Award® winner Shuler Hensley ("Oklahoma"), Tony Award® winner and SCTV's Andrea Martin, Fred Applegate ("The Producers") and Christopher Fitzgerald ("Wicked").

A wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Frankenstein legend based on t...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 30

August 30th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Cameron Diaz
Happy Birthday to Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross (1985), tennis star Andy Roddick (1982), Reel Big Fish guitarist Radhi Jaidi (1975), "Gangs of New York" actress Cameron Diaz (1972), Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen (1971), British deejay Paul Oakenfold (1963), actor Timothy Bottoms (1951), comedian Lewis Black (1948), actress Peggy Lipton (1947), actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (1941), The Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips (1935; d. 2001), "My Three Sons" actor Fred MacMurray (1908; d. 1991), actress Shirley Booth (1898; d. 1992), actor Raymond Massey (1896; d. 1983), an...
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Celebrity Birthdays, August 30

August 30th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Lewis Black
Happy Birthday to Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross (1985), tennis star Andy Roddick (1982), Reel Big Fish guitarist Radhi Jaidi (1975), "Gangs of New York" actress Cameron Diaz (1972), Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen (1971), British deejay Paul Oakenfold (1963), actor Timothy Bottoms (1951), comedian Lewis Black (1948), actress Peggy Lipton (1947), actor-turned-politician Ben Jones (1941), The Mamas and the Papas singer John Phillips (1935; d. 2001), "My Three Sons" actor Fred MacMurray (1908; d. 1991), actress Shirley Booth (1898; d. 1992), actor Raymond Massey (1896; d. 1983), an...
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