From Universal Pictures (UK) comes eight chilling classics from the studio that pioneered the horror genre as Universal Monsters and Falkirk Community Trust has been kindly donated one, to give away to the best animal mask worn at our screening of The Wicker Man as part of our Monster Day at Hippodrome!
Digitally restored from high resolution film elements in perfect high-definition picture and perfect high-definition sound for the first time ever, Universal Monsters: The Essential Collection brings together the very best of Universal’s legendary monsters—imaginative and technically groundbreaking tales of terror that launched a uniquely Hollywood movie genre. This definitive collection features eight films on Blu-ray TM, a collectible 48-page book featuring behind-the-scenes photographs, original posters, correspondence and much more. Each iconic film is accompanied by an array of bonus features that tell the fascinating story of its creation and history, including behind-the-scenes documentaries, filmmaker commentaries, interviews, storyboards, photo galleries, and trailers. Especially appealing for fans is a never-before-seen featurette about the restoration of Dracula and the first ever offering of Creature from the Black Lagoon in its restored Blu-ray TM 3D version.
From the era of silent movies through the present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. Universal Monsters: The Essential Collection honours the studio’s accomplishments with the most iconic monsters in motion-picture history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Phantom of the Opera and Creature from the Black Lagoon. Featuring performances by legends of the horror genre, including Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Jr., Claude Rains and Elsa Lanchester, these eight iconic films also feature groundbreaking special effects and innovative makeup that continue to influence filmmakers into the 21st century.
To be up for a chance of winning, let the creative you out to play and create a fabulous animal mask, bring it along to the Wicker Man and keep your fingers crossed.
Saturday 17th November 9.30pm | more info here
Thursday, 15th November 2012