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Monsters Are Such Interesting People - Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D

Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D (2012) I had so many mixed emotions about this, my alltime favorite director (though well past his prime) taking on my alltime favorite character, I couldn’t even review this after I saw it in a theater a year and a half ago, but after a second home viewing in 2D, I’ll give it a shot. 215 more words

Let me take a #shelfie - Dracula

Modern vampire tales have been done to death- but the father of them all is far more horrifying than you think.


I’ll be honest. Going into Dracula, I didn’t expect to be scared. 532 more words


Blacula (1972)

Blacula (1972)
Director: William Crain
Writer: Joan Torres and Raymond Koenig
Cast: William Marshall, Vonetta McGee, Thalmus Rasulala, Denise Nicholas, Gordon Pinsent, Charles Macaulay, Elisha Cook Jr., The Hues Corporation… 2,364 more words


The Stake Podcast — Bram Stoker's Dracula

The guys welcome Catherine Eaton in to the podcast to discuss Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Wrapping up The Stake’s reading club on the book with a discussion of the ins and outs of Victorianism, horror, sexual propriety, adaptations and whether Count Dracula is superior to the book that he lives in. 23 more words


Historiography of Dracula Part 2: Hammer Horror to the 1979 Remakes

This post is a continuation of the one from a week ago tracing the evolution of the vampire myth, beginning with Polidori’s The Vampyre (1819) and ending with the 1931 film adaptation starring Bela Lugosi. 1,051 more words


Why Mary Shelley Wrote Frankenstein

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley is the most miserable book I’ve ever read. If I got a penny every time the author used the word “wretched” I could buy a whole library of Gothic fiction and still have money left over for anti-depressants. 892 more words