Tweet Frankenstein , by Universal and starring Boris Karloff turns 80 this year! Universal released a special 75th anniversary DVD – I wonder if they plan to do the same for the 80th anniversary.

Tweet Sony Pictures is planning a modern day version of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This could be really good or really bad. Matthew Tomlach will be producing and the screenplay was written by Craig Fernandez. The film is scheduled to be released in 2013.

Tweet Happy Holidays from Mary Shelley and Frankenstein.

Tweet This list, from Mental Floss, is from a couple of years ago but it contains a wealth of information about Frankenstein in popular culture.

Tweet The first handwritten draft of Frankenstein, as well as other works by Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft are on display at the Bodleian at Oxford. The exhibition also includes a previously unseen portrait they is believed to be of Mary Shelley. The exhibition called Shelley’s Ghost: Reshaping the Image of […]

Tweet Have you seen the new Sherlock series set in modern times where Benedict Cumberbatch played Sherlock Holmes? If not, you should check it out – I though it was wonderful and that the casting was excellent! Cumberbatch will be playing Dr. Frankenstein in a National Theater production directed by Danny Boyle. Wish I could […]

Tweet Open Book Audio recently released a Classics Collection version of Frankenstein, which is read by Matt Armstrong. They are giving away two copies of it and you have until May 17th to enter. This contest, however, is only open to Twitter users, although if you don’t have an account, you can quickly create a […]