Movie Scientist Blogathon Day 2 Recap – The Mad

20 Feb

Yesterday, Good Scientists had their day in the sun – today the Mad Scientists come out from the shadows! And what a marvelous assemblage of Madness.

img_7665The Love Pirate draws lessons of both caution and hope in Tony Stark the Mad Scientist – Avengers: Age of Ultron

frakmust1Speakeasy shows how Frankenstein Must Die takes the Frankenstein story to its logical conclusion

pretorious-monsterWolffian Classic Movies Digest explores what makes The Bride of Frankenstein a “magical” film.

invisibleray2Caftan Woman shows how Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi can use science for either good or ill in The Invisible Ray.

Frankenstein-05Midnight Only writes about the “undiminished spark” of Frankenstein (1931).

hqdefaultCrítica Retrô gives us the great Lon Chaney in The Monster.

blood-of-dracula-xvCineMaven shows that when it comes to mad scientists, the men have nothing on the women in Blood of Dracula.

5449486772469760Movie Movie Blog Blog presents RE-ANIMATOR (1985) -A sci-fi movie with sparks of genius.

12Love Letters to Old Hollywood celebrates Young Frankenstein and Gene Wilder.

lionThe Hitless Wonder Movie Blog writes of the “dementedly glorious” Lionel Atwill in The Vampire Bat.

8e8b9-poisonBNoirDetour gives us a “devilish upper-class mad scientist” in Obsession (The Hidden Room).

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The Midnite Drive-In gives us brains galore in the double feature The Brain That Wouldn’t Die and The Madmen of Mandoras (1963) (aka. They Saved Hitler’s Brain)

maskCinematic Scribblings explores the issue of identity in The Face of Another.

metropolis_stillFilm Music Central writes about “Rotwang or, what mad scientists will do for love” in Metropolis.

dr-jekyll-and-mr-hyde-1941-04-spencer-tracy-ingrid-bergmanFictionFan’s Book Reviews gives us Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: a face-off between the 1931 film version, the 1941 film version, AND the novel.

Dr Strangelove 2Defiant Success presents Peter Sellers in the maddest of three roles in Dr. Strangelove.


Posted by on February 20, 2016 in Movies


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11 responses to “Movie Scientist Blogathon Day 2 Recap – The Mad

  1. Silver Screenings

    February 20, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    Reblogged this on Silver Screenings and commented:
    Today we’re celebrating mad movie scientists. Be sure to check out all these terrific posts!


  2. Phyl

    February 20, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    Here’s my “Mad Scientist” post on “Murder, He Says” –

    Sorry it’s a little late. I had another blogathon post today.

    Thanks for hosting!


    • christinawehner

      February 21, 2016 at 8:38 am

      Thanks! No problem at all – glad you could participate!


  3. FictionFan

    February 21, 2016 at 2:11 pm

    Wow! Some selection! I’m looking forward to reading these – thanks so much for the work you’ve done putting all this together! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. That Other Critic

    February 23, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    Sorry I missed this! Genuine mistake, I had the dates wrong!

    (At myself, of course)

    Liked by 1 person

    • christinawehner

      February 23, 2016 at 2:30 pm

      Oh no! I’m sorry we missed having your participation. I do that, too…sometimes I’m so paranoid I stand around staring at calendars. 🙂 Thanks for letting us know!

      Liked by 1 person


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