Tag Archives: universal pictures

June 19

House of Dracula (1945 Universal Pictures Full Film)

Tired of immortality, Dracula seeks out the castle home of Dr. Franz Edlemann, a doctor who has been working on a possible cure for vampirism.  Dracula relocates to the home permanently to receive a series of transfusions of blood mixed with the clavaria formosa.  The mysterious plant that can change the structure and qualities of […]

June 11

Jungle Captive (1944 Universal Pictures Full Film)

The final chapter in the ape woman saga, Jungle Captive is the third film of the series.  It is preceded by Captive Wild Woman and Jungle Woman where we witness the ongoing struggle of beautiful women who have the superhuman strength of a gorilla and the temperament as well.  When will these mad scientists get […]

June 07

Jungle Woman (1944 Universal Pictures Full Film)

In the sequel to Captive Wild Woman, we see the return of Paula Dupree, the ape woman.  The film sets out as a series of flashbacks rehashing the events of the previous film.  We learn then that Paula indeed survived as Cheela.  Once revived she is can turn to her human form this time without […]

June 06

Captive Wild Woman (1943 Universal Pictures Full Film)

Exotic animal trainer, Fred Mason, is returning from a safari where he captured a large selection of animals for John Whipple, his employer.  Whipple is the owner of a circus and often hires safari experts to routinely capture dangerous and rare animals from all over the world.  One such animal is Cheela, a gorilla who […]

February 12

Man-Made Monster (1941 Full Film)

Tragedy occurs when a bus runs into a high voltage power line.  Everyone dies except for Dan McCormick (Lon Chaney, Jr.), who emerges from the wreckage discovering that he is immune to the effects of electricity.  After a brief stint of survivors remorse, he joins a sideshow act as Dynamo Dan, the Electric Man. Dr. Lawrence takes […]

September 20

Cryptic Escape’s Hallloween Movie Extravaganza! Sept. 28-Nov. 2

Greetings boyz and ghoulz!  Join Cryptic Escape this October for a nightly movie of chills, terror, and horror!  The classics are resurrected from the grave to haunt your waking hours!  Join us from September 28 – November 2 for this longer than a month long event!  We cannot wait to startle you!  We always celebrate […]

May 26

47 Ronin (2013 Film) Review

I love Samurai flicks!  I love Samurai stories!  I love Samurai mythology!  For a long period of my life I ate, drank, and peed Samurai mythology.  Those Japanese know how to tell a story!  That being said: No other story is more crucial to a country’s national identity than the story of the 47 Ronin.  […]