Universal Monsters are extremely essential pieces of pure cinematic art and are a lot of horror lovers, roots into the genre. They are all uniquely beautiful, melancholy and complex in the most humanistic ways. Sure, we call em monsters but all of these dudes represent a deep emotional wound that we all manifest in life at some juncture or another. Rather it’s through loss, loneliness, being different or vice, we all eventually become one of the Classic Universal Monsters.
For the first time ever, Universal has given us the stuff of a horror collectors dreams, with a complete, 30 film Blu-Ray collection of all of the Universal Monsters pictures.
Most notably, Creature from The Black Lagoon and Revenge of the Creature are both presented in glorious 3D, as well as the 1931 much darker, Spanish version of Dracula. The biggest and best surprise of the set comes in the form of all of the Abbot and Costello monster crossovers.
It’s an insanely impressive box-set that comes with a heck of a lot of special features to complement each of the films. Special bits of archival footage are staggeringly fantastic.
Who cares about X-mas you guys, this is the perfect gift for any horror lover and is an crucial item to stick under the Halloween tree.
The complete set includes:
The Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection includes Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Mummy (1932), The Invisible Man (1933), The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), Werewolf of London (1935), Dracula’s Daughter (1936), Son of Frankenstein (1939), The Invisible Man Returns (1940), The Invisible Woman (1940), The Mummy’s Hand (1940), The Wolf Man (1941), The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), The Mummy’s Ghost (1942), The Mummy’s Tomb (1942), Invisible Agent (1942), Phantom of the Opera (1943), Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943), Son of Dracula (1943), House of Frankenstein (1944), The Mummy’s Curse (1944), The Invisible Man’s Revenge (1944), House of Dracula (1945), She-Wolf of London (1946), Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948), Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, and includes a 3D version), Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955), Revenge of the Creature (1955 and includes a 3D version) and The Creature Walks Among Us (1956).