Paul Matthew Carr

About Paul Matthew Carr

Paul is a writer, artist and designer. He spends an inordinate amount of time on the Internet blogging about silly things and even more time making things up and then attempting to convince people they are proper stories. He also talks into microphones from time to time.

Even a Man Who is Pure in Heart: The Wolf-Man (Monster Memories)

2017-10-24T23:17:46+00:00

By 1941 Universal had been making monster movies for over a decade. It had now become a well-oiled machine and while not quite formulaic just yet was well on its way to becoming so. The Wolf-Man still retains the moodiness and the harsh shadows emblematic of German Expressionism that [...]

Even a Man Who is Pure in Heart: The Wolf-Man (Monster Memories) 2017-10-24T23:17:46+00:00

I Dislike Being Touched: The Mummy (Monster Memories)

2017-10-19T16:02:23+00:00

The Mummy from 1932 is a classic. A flawed classic for sure, but a classic nonetheless. There are parts of this film that are truly brilliant and there are parts that are…well…not. To be honest this is one film that I have had mixed feeling for. I want to love [...]

I Dislike Being Touched: The Mummy (Monster Memories) 2017-10-19T16:02:23+00:00

Memory & Fog: The Impermanence of Objects, 3rd Meditation

2017-10-18T11:18:31+00:00

Once, a long time ago, I told you I would love you forever. I never intended to lie to you. I am back in San Francisco, the place where we once lived together. It has been … what now? 15 years? Or is it 20? I don’t remember things the [...]

Memory & Fog: The Impermanence of Objects, 3rd Meditation 2017-10-18T11:18:31+00:00

I Mistrust My Own Judgement: Dracula (Monster Memories)

2017-10-19T11:22:01+00:00

Tod Browning’s 1931 adaptation of Dracula is the granddaddy of them all, the film the launched the Classic Monster films of Universal. The Universal cinematic universe if you will. I try not to judge these old films by modern standards or how a film has come to be perceived [...]

I Mistrust My Own Judgement: Dracula (Monster Memories) 2017-10-19T11:22:01+00:00

Glass & Sky: The Impermanence of Objects, 2nd Meditation

2017-10-12T15:26:33+00:00

Once, a long time ago, I stood in the sky far above the world. The observation deck of the World Trade Center was more than 1000 feet high. The windows were wide, floor to ceiling glass. The first thing I did was press my nose against it, my hands beside [...]

Glass & Sky: The Impermanence of Objects, 2nd Meditation 2017-10-12T15:26:33+00:00

Collected Edition: Episode 8: Blade Runner & Do Androids Dream…

2018-02-10T10:44:40+00:00

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we have a theme! Yes, its our first themed episode in anticipation of the upcoming release Blade Runner 2049 we have a [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 8: Blade Runner & Do Androids Dream… 2018-02-10T10:44:40+00:00

Blade Runner: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

2017-10-05T16:45:00+00:00

Welcome to the second of the 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See. This week the dark, alternate future that has you question what and who is really human, Blade Runner. The first thing you need to figure out when talking about Blade Runner is just what film it is [...]

Blade Runner: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See 2017-10-05T16:45:00+00:00
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