The quest to cheat death is a familiar one in horror fiction, and Sir Hugo Cunningham, the protagonist of The Asphyx, belongs to a long tradition of mad and semi-mad scientists driven to unravel the secret to immortality.
Title: Johnny Depp To Resurrect The Invisible Man When Universal first released The Invisible Man back in 1933, the material was actually somewhat fresh. It was based on a sci-fi/horror novel by H.G. Wells that had been published in 1897, meaning it was really among the first mainstream book-to-screen adaptations of old Hollywood. The film, which you can actually find in its entirety online, was a success, viewed both as an artful interpretation of Wells's work and as a strong standalone movie. It also fit in with Universal's broader tendency to produce monster films—and that's why it's become particularly relevant again today.... Read More