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Dracula is Not a Hipster Arsenal, and Neither is the Bible

by Esther Elizabeth Suson

What is the worst thing we could do to Dracula? Not quoting it without reading, but reading it and missing the point. 305 more words

Dracula

GODS OF THE HAMMER FILMS 2: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and HORROR OF DRACULA (1958)

(second of a series)

Hammer Films Ltd. knew they were on to something with the release of 1957’s THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN. The Gothic horror was box office gold on both sides of the Atlantic, and Hammer wasted no time finding a follow up.  635 more words

Film

GODS OF THE HAMMER FILMS 2: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, and HORROR OF DRACULA (1958)

(second of a series)

Hammer Films Ltd. knew they were on to something with the release of 1957’s THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN. The Gothic horror was box office gold on both sides of the Atlantic, and Hammer wasted no time finding a follow up.  635 more words

Film

Bram Stoker's Dracula

 I was disappointed by this “classic” of vampire mythology. The constant shifting of the  narrative between the characters became annoying, confusing and gave a disjointed feeling  to the flow of the story. 179 more words

Book Review

Why Whitby?

Having finally read Bram Stoker’s Dracula I have to say I’m a little disappointed and am left with several questions.

The story is told through diary entries and letters and telegrams sent between characters. 668 more words

Book Review

Origins 4.

A wooden chalice hung as a mantelpiece atop a throne room. In times of drought, the chalice poured everlasting water. In times of famine, it produced handfuls of grains. 227 more words

Fiction

I choose my company with care

Spending a day in the sun with some strawberries and a new book from 1897.
Cellphone pic with hdr & drama filter.

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