Universal Monsters Review Collection


“I think it will thrill you. It may shock you. It might even horrify you. So if any of you feel that you do not care to subject your nerves to such a strain, now is your chance to, uh… well, we’ve warned you!.”

—Frankenstein (1931)
Edward Van Sloan: Doctor Waldman

For nearly 100 years the Universal Monsters films have captivated audiences across the globe. Not only did they bring monsters of literature to the big screen, but the films also spawned a new genre, supernatural Horror.. They used some of the latest effects, had big budgets and of course where amongst the first talking films of all time.

The recent 4k restoration of some of the most treasured classics, gives an opportunity for people to experience the films like never before. So we have looked at them and reviewed them from a Hedgehog perspective.

So if you are watching them for the first time or 100th, I hope you enjoy our reviews.


Dracula 1931, header image

Dracula 1931, Film Review

For those not familiar, Dracula was published in 1897 by Bram Stoker.  The story of a 500-year-old Carpathian nobleman.  An unholy supernatural being, whose survival is dependent on drinking the blood of the living.
The Silver Hedgehog takes a look at the almost 100 Year old film and reviews it in typical hedgehog style, as part of our Universal Monsters Review Collection.

Rating 9 'Must Watch'

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