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Universal Monsters

In 1928, Carl Laemmle Senior made his son, Carl Laemmle Junior, head of Universal Pictures as a 21st birthday present. Woo hoo! Universal already had a reputation for nepotism – at one point, seventy of Carl Senior’s relatives were supposedly on the payroll. Many of them were nephews, resulting in Carl Senior being known around the studios as Uncle Carl. …

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Vampire Movies – A Look Back at Some of Horror’s Greatest Contributions

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 …

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Film Review: Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle. REVIEW: Minimalism has always been an intriguing angle for filming to me. It doesn’t always work, but is something of an ambitious leap in the attempting by the directing artist. It usually comes by way of two happenstances: either by creative design or financial necessity. …

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Who is Dracula REALLY ?

New clip of interest: A breakdown and closer look at the deeper hidden characteristics in the myth of Dracula Wikipedia: Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced the character of Count Dracula, and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy.[1] The novel tells the story of Dracula’s attempt to move from Transylvania to …

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TV: Dracula (NBC – 2013)

Rate This MovieNBC’s Dracula premiere’s tonight, October 25, 2013, and the good Doctor (Doc Rotten) has already caught the Pilot episode. Let’s start off by saying the show looks great, strong production values and Jonathan Rhys Meyers is an elegant and handsome Dracula.The show is a co-production between NBC/Universal and BBC – who more perfect to bring Bram Stoker vampire …

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Film Review: Dracula (1931) Review 2

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalize the transferral of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. …

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Quiz: What Classic Horror Monster Are You?

Horrornews.net and Horror Equity Fund have partnered together to bring you this classic monsters quiz.  Take it and find out,  What Classic Horror Monster Are You?  Frankenstein? Creature from the Black Lagoon? The Wolfman? Dracula? Classic Monster Quiz    If You Love Horror, Own It! Horror Equity Fund, Inc. (HEF) is a fan-enabled community, offering first-time and experienced investors the …

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TCM’s Star of the Month of October is Christopher Lee

Turner Classic Movies’ Star of the Month (SOTM) for October is Sir Christopher Lee.  TCM will be screening 42 films this month, starting with his rarely-seen 1998 outing Jinnah, which has been licensed to TCM by his dear friend, film distributor and film authority Douglas Dunning.  Jinnah will have its world television premiere on October 3, 2016 at 8:00 pm …

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Film Review: Dracula Untold (2014)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: The prince of Transylvania, Vlad Tepes, must choose between his duty and his people when the Turks demand 1000 of his boys for their army. Facing unbeatable odds, Vlad takes a dark path that will change his life forever. REVIEW: Universal is ready to create their own franchise driven cinematic universe targeting the Universal Monsters as a …

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