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31 Nights of Horror. Night 17: Dracula

The original Dracula (1931) has probably spawned more re-makes and sequels than any other movie in American film history. It has set the bar for the blood lusting lady’s man that wears a cape and sports a widow’s peak. Bella Lugosi nailed it with superb acting even if it looks cheesy by today’s standards. The use of light brings on …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 10: The Fields

There are movies that you watch that are just so terrible that you just want it to end. I remember when I was very young my dad took me to see the movie, The Deep at the theater. It was so bad that my dad was pacing the aisles before it was halfway over. The Fields (2011) was one such …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 9. Dracula

  In Francis Ford Coppola’s version of the classic tale of a blood lusting vampire, Dracula (1992), he takes a unique spin on the franchise that has been scaring us at the theater since the early 1920s with Nosferatu. In Dracula, Coppola tries his best to make a masterpiece that closely follow’s Bram Stoker’s original story about a man gone …

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31 Nights of Horror. Night 2: Carnival of Souls

Tonight’s film is one that I have nevere seen before. It was part of a box set that I picked up a Best Buy for about 10 bucks. 10 bucks for 10 movies isn’t bad. Is it? It is Carnival of Souls (1962). It is a cheesy take on the zombie genre about  a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned …

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