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Bram Stoker's Dracula

Bram Stoker’s Dracula Helped Define the Gory Excess of the 1990’s

So many people, even now, believe the 1980’s to be a golden age in horror history. By extension, the 1990’s is believed to be an incredibly dull period. Many people say that horror was dead in that de...

Dracula 1979

Why Dracula 1979 is One of the Most Endearing Yet Unfaithful Adaptations

John Badham’s 1979 version of Dracula is known as a classic and was a tremendous hit. It’s beautifully shot, beautifully acted, with truly spectacular sets. It also has nothing to do with the book on ...

Nosferatu 1979

Why Werner Herzog’s Nosferatu is Actually the Better Movie

F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu is a masterpiece of silent cinema. It’s one of the all-time great horror films. While it did not get the rights to the characters of the novel Dracula from the Stoker family, i...

Dracula 1931

Why The Original Dracula Doesn’t Hold Up

The Universal monster movies are generally known to be part of the foundation of classic horror. There’s no real point in arguing this fact. While they are obviously dated and were made during a much ...