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Remakes are a touchy subject with horror fans. For every Carpenterâ€™s The Thing (1982), Cronenbergâ€™s The Fly (1986) and Verbinskiâ€™s The Ring (2002), there are dozens of films that remake a classic horror film with little reasoning and imagination. For this week, coinciding with the release of the Carrie (2013) remake, Doc Rotten and guest-host, Dave Dreher from Horror News Radio, take a look at 8 horror films that Hollywood could successfully remake. Monster Movie … Continue reading
When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite vampire films, I received a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Planet Of The Vampires (1965), Count Yorga Vampire (1970), Vampyres (1974) or Shadow Of The Vampire (2000), I can only count it down to thirty. … Continue reading
In 1897, Archibald Constible & Co. first published Bram Stokerâ€™s epistolary horror novel, Dracula, and introduced the literary world to the vampire Count: a legend was born. When the motion picture business matured, the story became fodder for film adaptation, first with F.W. Murnauâ€™s Nosferatu (1922), where the names were changed to avoid copyright, and then with Todd Browningâ€™s Dracula (1931). The following decades would see many adaptations of the terror classic. Some of the … Continue reading