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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...

Bram Stoker's Dracula

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

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

Dracula looking scary

Four Essential Cinematic Adaptations of the Dracula Story

Dracula just might be the most famous movie monster in the world. At the very least, he’s earned a spot on the Mt. Rushmore of horror. He’s the quintessential vampire, and his story has been told and ...

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 ...

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 ...