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The Werewolf Film, Sans Werewolf

An American Werewolf in London was first released in the United States 32 years ago this month. The film will perhaps be best remembered for the stunning special effects from makeup artist Rick Baker (who received both an Academy Award and a Saturn Award for his contribution to the film) and it stands as a…

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My Favorite Werewolf Movies!

THE WOLF MAN (1945) Contrary to popular belief, this was not the first werewolf movie. It wasn’t even Universal’s best, but it was a huge improvement over Werewolf of London. Written by Curt Siodmak, a German Jew who had fled Nazi Germany, the film is infused with the themes of alienation and the monster within…

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POLL: Wolf Transformation or Hybrid Transformation?

It’s time to let your voices be heard werewolf fans! Time to debate, discuss and decide (points to me for amazing alliteration)! There is one topic always brought up on this site, one debate I have been hearing for years and years, something that is argued over and over again. And that would be transformation!…

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What is Your Favorite Werewolf Horror Movie?

Tis’ the season for terrifying horror movies! It’s Halloween month! What better way to spend these bone-chilling nights than lost in the depths of a good and scary werewolf flick? There are many werewolf films featuring ferocious beasts spreading terror in the night, but out of those many movies, which one is your favorite? What…

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An American Werewolf in London Coming Soon to DVD… again

Universal Pictures is releasing the classic An American Werewolf in London once again. They released the Full Moon Edition a little over a year ago, and now they are coming out with just a plain DVD edition on September 4, 2012. At the moment there is no word on whether or not this DVD will…

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John Landis on ‘Monsters in the Movies’

For those of you that don’t know your werewolf movie history (tsk tsk), John Landis is the brilliant director behind An American Werewolf in London, the werewolf film that completely changed how everyone viewed werewolves on film. The makeup and incredible transformation scene was like nothing anyone had seen before and it continues to this…

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Remake of An American Werewolf in London?

What’s funny is that basically, there are no updates, and the whole rumor circulating about a remake of An American Werewolf in London, was never really established as fact. But finally, in the middle of a discussion about a different film (Some Guy Who Kills People), John Landis reveals not just facts about the new…

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The Real Top 10 Werewolf Movies

Inspired by the list I made over at Vampires.com, I decided to do the same thing here for all the werewolf fans. You see, while looking up lists of the top ten best vampire and werewolf movies I quickly learned that all of the movies listed were actually the writer’s opinion of the best movies…

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Werewolf Movie Trivia

Hurray!  Here’s some inside info on me, I am a HUGE trivia junkie. I absolutely love random and completely useless facts. I also love werewolf movies, so when you combine the two you’ve got posts like this. Here’s a list of some radass werewolf movie trivia: In The Wolf Man (1941), Talbot battled a bear…

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Gladiators vs Werewolves Updates from Paul Davis

The director of ‘Beware the Moon’, Paual Davis, is working on some new stuff, –namely, “Gladiators vs Werewolves”. Beware the Moon was a retro-visual documentary about An American Werewolf in London, –the film took a look at the cast, their feelings and their recollections of the film from way back when werewolves were still scary,…

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Michael Jackson’s Thriller

Now I know some of you might be thinking, ‘What does Michael Jackson have to do with werewolves?’ but you’d be surprised with the answer. Starting off with the obvious, well obvious to anyone who has ever watched the video for Michael Jackson’s Thriller, the video opens with a scene that could have been taken…

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Top Five Vintage Werewolf Movies

Where would our favorite werewolf movies be today if they didn’t have groundbreaking movies to pave the way? And while the newer movies are filled with great special effects, Dolby surround sound, and makeup techniques and tools that truly transform man to beast, we simply wouldn’t be where we are today if it weren’t for…

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The Many Looks of Werewolves

If you were to have a werewolf movie marathon you would obviously notice that each flick has it’s own werewolf look. Some of them look more human-like while other look more beastly, but each is unique. Here are a few different werewolf appearances. Make sure to check out the photo gallery at the bottom. Underworld:…

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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1980s

Coming back for another decade of werewolf movies, this time the 1980s. Teen Wolf: A classic werewolf movie about Michael J. Fox’s character Scott, a high school student who discovers that his family has an unusual heritage when he finds himself transforming into a werewolf. Not only does Scott have to deal with high school…

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A Look Into Transformation

Transform, sequence, phase, metamorphosize, morph, shift, change, transition… on and on, call it whatever you like it all comes down to one thing – man turning into beast. Today we’ll discuss the actual physical change. Authors, TV shows, movies, they all have their own image of the change from human to wolf. In movies like…

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Another American Werewolf in London

Hey all you werewolf movie lovers, it looks like the classic werewolf flick, An American Werewolf In London, is getting remade. You read that correctly, the cult hit that was written and direction by the popular John Landis and released in 1981 is getting remade. We hear that John Landis has sold the remake rights…

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Werewolves In Films

Mankind has been fascinated with werewolves for many centuries. A werewolf, which is also called as wolf man, is a person who changes into a wolf, typically when there is a full moon and returns to human form by day. In most folk tales, the werewolf was characterized as a demon, a part of Satan’s…

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