Universal Pictures’ traditional monsters of the Nineteen Twenties featured hideously deformed characters like Quasimodo, The Phantom, and Gwynplaine. F. W. Murnau arguably made the primary vampire-themed movie, Nosferatu .
Many expressionist works of this era emphasize a distorted reality, stimulating the human psyche and have influenced the horror film genre. The spectacular nature of trick movies lives on particularly on horror movies.
Universal Classic Monsters (Golden Age)
To visualize his material, Christensen fills the frame with each scary image he can conjure out of the historic information, typically freely blending fact and fantasy. There are stunning moments by which we witness a lady giving birth to two huge demons, see a witches’ sabbath, and endure tortures by inquisition judges. The film also options an endless parade of demons of all styles and sizes, some of whom look more or less human, whereas others, are nearly absolutely animal—pigs, twisted birds, cats, … Read More