Category Archives: Frightful Films

Creature Double Feature: Bride of Frankenstein and Son of Frankenstein

It’s almost Halloween! This October, PeacockTV.com has made a number of classic Universal horror movies available to watch, for free, online.  Today’s double feature: The Bride of Frankenstein  Son of Frankenstein   The 1935 sequel, Bride of Frankenstein (thought by … Continue reading

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Spooky Word of the Week: Sepulchral

It’s almost Halloween! Today’s word is sepulchral. It is an adjective that is derived from the word sepulchre — a word that means tomb. It comes from the Latin word for grave (sepulchrum). Sepulchral means something that is gloomy (dark … Continue reading

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Creature Double Feature: Werewolf of London and Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman

As a special treat, Peacock.com is making a selection of classic Universal horror movies free to view online in the Halloween month of October. I thought I would feature two a week, just as I used to watch them in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Bela Lugosi! Watch “The Raven” free

Happy Birthday, Bela Lugosi! He is one of my favorite actors and Dracula (1931) is one of my all-time favorite movies.  Dracula was a tremednous success for Universal Pictures and helped launch the film studio’s horror movie enterprise. The vampire … Continue reading

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Creature Double Feature: The Mummy and The Old Dark House

As a special treat, Peacock.com is making a selection of classic Universal horror movies free to view online in October. I thought I would feature two classic horror films a week, just as I used to watch them in second-run … Continue reading

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Creature Double Feature: Dracula and Dracula’s Daughter

For the Halloween month of October, PeacockTV.com is making a number of classic Universal horror movies free to watch online. I am showcasing a “double-feature” of films each week. This week, I have selected Dracula (1931) and Dracula’s Daughter (1936).  … Continue reading

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Happy Haunted House Day!

Yes, today is officially Haunted House Day.  I have some ideas for you… Make this paper haunted house craft with the kids. The template makes it easy.

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Creature Double Feature: The Invisible Man and The Invisible Man Returns

As a special treat, Peacock.com is making a selection of classic Universal horror movies free to view online in October. I thought I would feature two classic horror films a week, just as I used to watch them in second-run … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark!

Cassandra Peterson was born today. You may know her as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, corny-joke-cracking hostess to Elvira’s Movie Macabre, ressurecting some of the wonderfully worst horror B films. Also known as the Queen of Halloween, Elvira has been … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Day! Free-to-watch online horror movie classics

You’ve heard of Christmas in July, right? When people play Christmas music and watch Christmas movies in July? Well, how about we start the tradition of Halloween in May? Today would be a fine way to start because it happens … Continue reading

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