Author Topic: Classic Horror Comedies  (Read 3356 times)

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Re: Classic Horror Comedies
« Reply #15 on: December 28, 2011, 10:16:53 AM »
Watched "Transylvania 6-5000" on Netflix. Saw this when it first came out--has the same thrown-together feel of late Mel Brooks, but with a sentimental ending that doesn't fit at all. A game cast tries to make the material work, though.
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Re: Classic Horror Comedies
« Reply #16 on: December 28, 2011, 04:26:07 PM »
I had the same reaction when it came out.  But the image of a more Karloffian monster singing that song just doesn't cut it so I agree, the genuine affection is the best part.  Wish he would have done more.  There were so many Universal franchises he could have sent up.

I wish they had put the same effort into satirizing the Basil Rathbone/Nigel Bruce Sherlock Holmes series - Using The Hound of the Baskervilles as a base, but putting in snippets from all of the movies' highlights.

Sigh.

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