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Opinion: Scariest Movie I've Ever Seen

I’m a fan of horror. I like being scared from time to time. Ultimately, what scares me most are things that are grounded with reality. However, when done well, I can be convinced that a reality that has been toyed with is real and can actually hurt me. 322 more words

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Historiography of Dracula Part 4: Diversity of Vampires

Over the last fifteen years we have explored vampires from more angles than any previous period. There are remakes, reimaginings, romances, horror, and survival films. These books and movies, more than any of those previously discussed, explore different aspects of vampires and in so doing, show us what it means to be human. 1,626 more words

Dracula

Historiography of Dracula Part 1: Polidori to Lugosi

I’ve been working on a novel that features vampires so I ended up doing quite a bit of research on depictions of the undead over the years. 962 more words

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Grey Matter Art Recruits Godmachine For A Creepy "Nosferatu" Print

It’s hard to imagine what movie-goers felt back in 1922 when they saw F.W. Murnau’s horror classic, “Nosferatu” but if we had to guess, it was awe.   115 more words

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14. Nosferatu - eine Symphonie des Grauens


March 4, 1922
Prana Film
Directed by F.W. Murnau

Like a trip from Lower Saxony to Transylvania, Nosferatu has had its own slow journey to its present place in the canon since its debut in Lenten 1922. 696 more words

1920s

Nosferatu – Eine Symphonie Des Grauens

It’s very hard to come to a film like F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu – Eine Symphonie Des Grauens (A Symphony of Horror) in any way fresh; not only is it nearly 100 years old and tells the same story as many other films (as well as books, TV shows and more) but pretty much every scene has been restaged in one way or another (be it in Werner Herzog’s remake or in countless parodies and tributes). 587 more words

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