Universal Monsters

Funko Funkoween Reveals - Stephen King and Universal Monsters

Funko Funkoween Reveals – Stephen King and Universal Monsters

Funko Funkoween shrinks and thrill continues as their unveil Halloween Pops. We have seen so many reveals this far and its quite surprising they just keep coming. From Edward Scissorhands and Haunted Mansion to Corpse Bride and Marvel Zombies, they are covering all of their bases. Over course one of the biggest parts of collecting […]


5 Items to Add Some Monstrous Fun This Spring From Fun.Com

With the weather getting warmer, that means only one thing — we're halfway to Halloween. Personally, I celebrate Halloween every day in my home, so I'm always looking for fun and exciting new spooky things to scare and delight visitors (that is, when we can safely have visitors again). Fun.com always has just what I'm […]

LEGO and Universal have entered a new partnership.

LEGO And Universal Pictures Enter New Five Year Film Agreeement

LEGO and Universal Pictures have signed a new agreement to bring properties to the big screen. The new five-year deal will see the companies partner to bring Universal franchises to screens in brick form while continuing to expand the buildable brick IP as a Hollywood powerhouse. To date, with Warner Bros. as a partner, two […]

Here are five franchises we would love to see an animated feature of.

5 Film Properties That Can Go The Animation Route

Animated films should be made more often. I don't mean Pixar/Disney stuff, of things like Trolls World Tour or Minions. I mean PG-13/R rated animation of properties that are traditionally in the live-action space. DC Comics has found great success with its line of straight to home animated films, something they have actually beaten Marvel […]

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Trick or Treat Studios Horror Busts Include Saw, Monsters and More

Trick or Treat Studios is bringing Halloween alive early this year with a massive announcement of horror busts. This new series of collectible busts statues showcases of multiple genres of horror icons from slasher films to Universal Movie Monsters. Each statue stands between 5 to 6 inches and is all officially licensed by the company […]

"The Invisible Man" Review: A Tense and Suspenseful Thrill Ride

The Invisible Man Appears on Blu-ray on May 26th

The Invisible Man hits digital to own on May 12th, 4K Blu-ray, on May 26th. Blumhouse's successful reimagining of the classic Universal Monster was a box office hit before the Coronavirus pandemic forced theaters to shut down. In a surprising move, Universal released the film to rent on VOD streaming services less than a month […]

Universal Monsters Super7 Figures Are Here for Halloween  

Universal Monsters: Why Can't We Get These Monsters Back in Theaters?

Universal Monsters are some of the most iconic characters in cinema history. The films starring Frankenstein, Creature, Wolf Man, Dracula, and more have influenced not only every horror film to come after, but film in general in more ways than can be recounted here. Yet before this past February's The Invisible Man, it has been […]

Leigh Whannell at the world premiere of his movie Insidious Chapter 3 at the TCL Chinese Theatre, Hollywood.

Blumhouse Inks 'Invisible Man' Director Leigh Whannell to Overall Deal

Invisible Man is in theaters now, to wide acclaim, and Blumhouse is taking no chances. Director Leigh Whannell has inked an overall deal with the studio. Lasting for two years, Blumhouse will have first look at any film or television projects he may come up with, and I am guessing that will include more fresh […]

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New York Toy Fair: 60 Pics From the Super7 Booth

Super7 is my favorite toy company, as anyone who reads this site on regular basis knows. These are interesting times for them right now. After having to cease making Masters of the Universe figures for the foreseeable future, they are expanding their licenses, and doing fresh things with some properties that have either been dormant […]

Elizabeth Banks to Direct, Star in 'Invisible Woman' at Universal

Elizabeth Banks will direct and star in Invisible Woman for Universal Studios. She pitched the film, with a script being written by Erin Cressida Wilson (Girl on the Train). This will not however cross over with the new Invisible Man film coming in February starring Elisabeth Moss and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. That film was a co-production […]

He came from the depths of the pinball lagoon!

"Creature from the Black Lagoon": He Came from the Depths of the Pinball Lagoon!

The Creature from the Black Lagoon is one of Universal's most enduring monsters. The 1992 pinball machine celebrates his legacy. The 1954 black and white horror film came late compared to Universal's other notorious monsters such as Dracula and Frankenstein. Yet he quickly became one of the most iconic monsters ever put to film. Collectors […]

Universal Monsters Super7 Figures Are Here for Halloween  

Universal Monsters Super7 Figures Are Here for Halloween 

Universal Monsters are the lifeblood of horror and monster culture. They rose out of the graves from decades ago for a time where creativity and imagination blossomed in arts, books as well as the film industry. Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is still a literature classic and will always be a piece of history. It is no surprise to […]

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Super7 Has Unveiled Their Upcoming Exclusives for NYCC

Super7 has been releasing a huge great variety of products lately. With NYCC just around the corner, it is no surprise Super7 has announced a huge NYCC Exclusive line up. We will be seeing a massive wave of ReAction figures come out of the con. First up is 4 Universal Monsters and all four monsters […]

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BC Toy Spotting: Marvel Legends, Transfomers, WWE, Funko, and More!

Welcome to the latest edition of BC Toy Spotting! We are in and out of stores pretty much every day, and we figure (ha!) why not show all of our fellow collectors what we are coming across on pegs and shelves. As collectors, we know that staying on top of what is in stores can […]

Universal Monsters Ravensburger Board Game Horrified Coming August 1st

Universal Monsters Fans: "Horrified" is a Scary Good Table Top Experience

Universal Monsters fans have a new experience to pick up, as Ravensburger has released Horrified. The tabletop game aims to have given players the experience of being chased by the Universal Monsters themselves, including the Creature, Wolf Man, Dracula, Invisible Man, Mummy, Frankenstein, and the Bride. You must work together to defeat 2, 3 or […]

New York Toy Fair: 80+ Pics From Super7, Masters of the Universe and More!

Super7 is my favorite toy company, hands down. They make such awesome, unique figures and collectibles, it is impossible to resist them. Throw in the fact that they are making masters of the Universe figures and they are hard to top. At New York Toy Fair this year, it feels like they are swinging for […]

Alex Kurtzman Says Universal's 'The Mummy' Wasn't What he Wanted it to Be

Alex Kurtzman probably made the right choice when he opted to exit the planned Universal Monsters Universe after the….disappointing…box office performance of his feature film starring Tom Cruise– The Mummy. To be fair, there were certainly some good ideas contained within the film, like Russell Crowe as Henry Jekyll/Mr. Hyde. That casting was a BRILLIANT choice, and should […]