DVD Review: Frankenstein Vs. The Mummy (2015, Dir, Damien Leone)

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WARNING! SPOILERS ARE ALIVE & KICKING WITHIN! WARNING!

“Tuesday, January 14th 2013. My name is Victor Frankenstein and I’m about to embark on a journey of discovery that will change the world forever…”

Outside of Creature From The Black Lagoon (1954) and The Wolf Man (1941), I’ve never really been a fan of Universal’s classic monsters. Frankenstein (1931) and The Mummy (1932) never interested me and Bela Lugosi’s Dracula (1931) didn’t do a thing for me either. Only when Hammer Films got a hold of them and did their own versions did I became a fan of some of them. To this day, though, Frankenstein and The Mummy still don’t interest me, but put them all in a single movie then the whole becomes more than the sum of their parts and now I’m a fan, which is probably why I love Fred Dekker’s The Monster Squad (1987) and Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948).

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