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The dullest Drac

Advantages: Well made, some decent performances
Disadvantages: Wishy washy and light on horror

...A review of the Universal DVD, only £4 on amazon at time of writing. Dracula started life as a novel, but was soon in demand in other media. A stage adaptation written by Hamilton Deane and John L Balderston was popular in the late 1920s. Bela Lugosi b ...

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Fangtastic

Advantages: Classy film, great lead performances
Disadvantages: A bit dated

A film only review. This has been curiously elusive on DVD, but is now available in a cheap region 1 release under its American name, Horror of Dracula, available for about £3 from amazon. This is the second proper Hammer horror, after The Curse of Fra ...

hogsflesh 31.01.2011 · Read full review
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A Real Sucker for Blood, possibly Your's.

Advantages: It's only a story.
Disadvantages: Is it ?

Dracula 1931. Dracula, the name itself meaning (meaning the son of the devil) is enough to send anyone running for the nearest cushion to hide behind. I Remember watching this early black and white version , when I was a kiddie with my brother and si ...

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I never drink...wine

Advantages: A brilliant first act with a defining performance by the great Bela Lugosi
Disadvantages: After the first act, the film becomes very stagey and the action very restrained

...Review of film only: Tod Browning's 1931 production of Dracula sparked the beginning of Universal Pictures very successful and incredibly influential 15 run of horror films. Starring the Hungarian-born actor, Bela Lugosi it created the image we have of B ...

BlackSwan 01.02.2010 · Read full review
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Dracula - Fangs for nothing

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I have been watching some of Universal's monster classics and it has been a pleasant experience. I take into account the fact that these movies are over sixty years old and the audiences expected something different compared to today's cinemagoers, but af ...

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