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Arthouse Legends Podcast

Welcome to Arthouse Legends Podcast - Where High Art and Geek Culture Collide! The goal of this podcast is to take a look at critically acclaimed and well-received films and consider if these films truly deserve their revered status in the cultural zeitguest. Using our combined film knowledge, geeky obsessions and general fart jokes, we take a bite out of much-beloved films, sometimes in love, other times in scorn, but never out-of-bounds.

Oct 20, 2016

In 1931, Universal Studios released two horror films that would become immediate box office smashes and would start the first cinematic universe and a whole new genre of horror. One of those films was James Whale's Frankenstein. With such success, Universal ordered a sequel to be made (a very rare thing at the time), bringing back the director along with actors Colin Clive and the breakout star of the original film, Boris Karloff. While the sequel is considered the more iconic of the two films, based off one of literature's first gothic horror novels, do these films hold up as worthy of their iconic status or should the torches and pitchforks be at the ready? MovieDude Eric, Kent & Lobster weather the lightning storm to find out.


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