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(Mis)Understanding a Monster: Dracula Retrospective #3, "Drácula" (George Melford)

Film: Drácula

Dracula/Dracula Analogue Performed By: Carlos Villarías

Year: 1931

Director: George Melford

Country: United States

Character Archetype: Not Like a Regular Dad, a Cool Dad, Who Does Murders… 812 more words

Bram Stoker

The Man Behind Dracula! My Romanian Investigation

My main draw for coming to Romania?

The lore of Count Dracula in Transylvania!

Who is the man that one of the world’s most classic horror villains is based upon? 1,397 more words

Travel

(Mis)Understanding a Monster: Dracula Retrospective #2, "Dracula" (Tod Browning)

Film: Dracula

Dracula/Dracula Analogue Performed by: Bela Lugosi 

Year: 1931

Director: Tod Browning

Country: United States

Character Archetype: Horrific Propriety

I gave Nosferatu a lot of praise last time for its huge impact on pop culture and for the wealth of imagery that other things have borrowed from it, but if there’s anything in the Dracula canon that can give it a run for its money in that regard, it’s this film. 906 more words

Bram Stoker

Van Helsing - Film Review

Hugh Jackman fighting monsters? What’s not to like?! It turns out, there’s quite a lot not to like. In fact, pretty much most of the movie is not to like. 449 more words

Review

HAMMER HORROR'S KISS OF THE VAMPIRE. (1963) REVIEW BY SANDRA HARRIS. ©

KISS OF THE VAMPIRE aka KISS OF EVIL (when shown on American television). (1963) HAMMER FILM PRODUCTIONS. DIRECTED BY DON SHARP. PRODUCED BY ANTHONY HINDS. WRITTEN BY ANTHONY HINDS UNDER THE NAME ‘JOHN ELDER.’ STARRING EDWARD DE SOUZA, JENNIFER DANIEL, CLIFFORD EVANS, NOEL WILLMAN, BARRY WARREN, JACQUIE WALLIS, PETER MADDEN AND VERA COOK. 778 more words

A statement from Albert Pike from beyond the grave!

A STATEMENT FROM ALBET PIKE FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE:

“Forces of darkness! I call upon you as Vlad The Impaler once called upon Dracula, as Donald Trump calls upon Jared Kushner, as Satan calls upon his legion of demons. 406 more words

Politics

Close, but...

Jesus Franco’s “Count Dracula” (“El Conde Dracula”) was promoted as an authentic filming of Bram Stoker’s novel–and to an extent it is, taking budgetary restraints into account. 691 more words

Film Criticism