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.
The Love Pirate draws lessons of both caution and hope in Tony Stark the Mad Scientist – Avengers: Age of Ultron
Speakeasy shows how Frankenstein Must Die takes the Frankenstein story to its logical conclusion
Wolffian Classic Movies Digest explores what makes The Bride of Frankenstein a “magical” film.
Caftan Woman shows how Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi can use science for either good or ill in The Invisible Ray.
Midnight Only writes about the “undiminished spark” of Frankenstein (1931).
Crítica Retrô gives us the great Lon Chaney in The Monster.
CineMaven shows that when it comes to mad scientists, the men have nothing on the women in Blood of Dracula.
Movie Movie Blog Blog presents RE-ANIMATOR (1985) -A sci-fi movie with sparks of genius.
Love Letters to Old Hollywood celebrates Young Frankenstein and Gene Wilder.
The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog writes of the “dementedly glorious” Lionel Atwill in The Vampire Bat.
BNoirDetour gives us a “devilish upper-class mad scientist” in Obsession (The Hidden Room).
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)
Cinematic Scribblings explores the issue of identity in The Face of Another.
Film Music Central writes about “Rotwang or, what mad scientists will do for love” in Metropolis.
FictionFan’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.
Defiant Success presents Peter Sellers in the maddest of three roles in Dr. Strangelove.