Horror Film Countdown: Dracula (1931)

Dracula (1931), dir. Tod Browning, Universal Pictures Considered by some to be the first ‘proper’ Universal Horror film, or at least the first to establish some popular elements of the…


Horror Film Countdown: The Cat and the Canary (1927)

The Cat and the Canary (1927), dir. Paul Leni, Universal Pictures With this we move into another genre of horror. We’ve seen madmen, vampires, Frankenstein, but now we see a…

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde - 1912

Horror Film Countdown: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1912), dir. Lucius Henderson, Thanhouser Compnay. While not the first film adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famed story, this is the oldest surviving copy. Like…


Horror Film Countdown: Wolf Blood (1925)

Wolf Blood (1925), dir. Bruce Mitchell and George Chesebro, Ryan Brothers Production/Lee-Bradford Corporation. While not the first werewolf film (that would be 1913’s The Werewolf), this is the oldest surviving…


We watched the “Constantine” premiere at NYCC, and here’s why you should give it a chance…

James Carolan Follow @bombchuxox VS. Frank Hablawi Follow @FrankHablawi We watched the “Constantine” premiere at NYCC, and here’s why you should give it a chance… James! We just saw the…


Horror Film Countdown: Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu, (1922), dir. F.W. Murnau, Film Arts Guild Technically not the first vampire film, as that honor would go to the 1921 Hungarian film The Death of Dracula, but this…


Horror Film Countdown: Frankenstein (1910)

Frankenstein (1910), dir. James Searle Dawley, Edison Manufacturing Company The first adaptation of Mary Shelly’s famed novel sets the bar. Not very high, mind you, as the film is barely…


Horror Film Countdown: The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A few years ago I covered Horror Host‘s for NonPro, so I’ve decided that this year we should take a look at some of the films featured by said hosts?…

Who Wants to be a Millionaire

So You Want to be a Millionaire?

Ever since I was a kid, I have always loved trivia. Interesting tidbits in the margins of my American Girl magazine, books like “5000 Awesome Facts About XYZ” – I…


Batman: The Long Halloween – a Near Mint Comic Re-Read!

In honor of Geektoberfest, NonPro‘s very own comic book review show, Near Mint is reading Batman: The Long Halloween a 13-issue comic book limited series written by Jeph Loeb with…