Monday, February 15, 2010

Werewolf fever strikes

So I present
The Wolfman a cinematic history

The latest incarnation of the wolfman hits the theaters this week starring Benicio Del Torro as the hirsute protagonist. Most people are aware that this is a remake of the 1941 Universal Horror film The Wolfman starring Lon Cheney Jr. This classic from Universal is the Gold standard for the wolfman, yet it was not the first werewolf movie.

The Wolfman is probably the best known film about lycanthropy, yet it was not the first. There were at least four films that precede The Wolfman. The first werewolf film is thought to be The Werewolf starring a Native American who turns into a wolf... read more

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