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Film Flashback: The Werewolf

October is here! The month we spend our nights curled up in a warm blanket, sipping on hot cider and watching horror movie after horror movie. Hurray for Halloween month! In honor of this glorious time I’m having another film flashback. I can’t think of a more perfect time for watching classic horror movies than…Continue readingFilm Flashback: The Werewolf

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Werewolf Origins in Film

Realistically speaking, the film industry has come an extremely long way since the first monster flicks. Today we generally build our monster storylines off conventions of the past, and CG has certainly helped bolster our imaginative creativity. People in the early 1900s, however, were thrilled to see any monsters on screen, even with shoddy make-up…Continue readingWerewolf Origins in Film

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French Animated Werewolf in Tales of the Night

I love animated movies; whether it’s American, Italian, Japanese, –whatever, –I’ve always just collectively referred to them as ‘kids movies’, even though of course, not all animated films are kids’ movies. On top of that, from what I’ve read about Michel Ocelot’s past work, Princes et Princesses, it’s a bit artsy. Ocelot uses a combination…Continue readingFrench Animated Werewolf in Tales of the Night

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A Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1950s

We’re back for another edition of a decade’s worth of werewolf movies, this time we’ll be taking a look at the furry flicks from the 1950s. Unfortunately, there weren’t all that many werewolf movies made in the 50s. Werewolf films didn’t become really popular until a few decades later (as you can see by this…Continue readingA Decade’s Worth of Werewolf Movies: 1950s

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The Bloody Chamber

The Bloody Chamber is an award winning anthology of short stories by Angela Carter. All of the stories share a common theme of being closely based upon fairytales or folk tales, and some of the stories in the book feature some twisted werewolves. Lets take a peak at a few of the stories in The…Continue readingThe Bloody Chamber