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Seven Horror Mashups You Definitely Have to See Monster Squad

Why ‘The Monster Squad’ is the Perfect Gateway Horror Movie

Most people who are fans of the genre started when they were young. Whether they began watching at that age or weren’t allowed to watch, but learned about them anyway, a fascination with horror was bo...

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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...

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The Lasting Influence of Bram Stoker on Irish Horror

How the origins of Halloween influenced Irish Horror through its books and movies. Now that spooky season is officially upon us, it would be bad luck to not talk about Irish horror culture, because be...

Hammer Horror Films

Five of the Most Overlooked Hammer Horror Movies

After the Universal era of horror movies release through the ’30s and ’40s, the genre began to falter and was largely replaced by science fiction. It looked like horror was all but dead un...

Christopher Lee Dracula Adaptation

How Hammer Films Revived the Horror Genre

From the 1930s into the early 1950s, Universal Pictures dominated the horror genre. During the age of the gothic, supernatural movie, they were king. Things began to change heading into the 1950s. Cul...

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Seven Dracula Adaptations That Totally Reimagine the Story

Outside of Sherlock Holmes, Dracula has seen more appearances on screen than any other fictional character. The book remains the single most frequently adapted novel in history. Given that, it seems o...

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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 ...


You And I Are One Forever: Why Carmilla Remains One of the Most Important Vampire Stories Ever Told

Dracula was an obsessively well-researched book. While the novel was published in 1897, Stoker had written his first notes on the story—of a young solicitor unknowingly venturing into the home of a va...

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