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The country of thieves and ghosts

Advantages: A great version of an iconic film
Disadvantages: Inevitably, it's dated

...A review of the BFI DVD, currently very cheap on amazon at £5. Year: 1922 Director: FW Murnau Stars: Max Schreck More information at: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0013442/ IMDB User Rating: 8.1 Nosferatu is, famously, the first vampire ...

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Dracula at its very best

Advantages: The original and the best
Disadvantages: Not for those who dislike silent movies

This is a review for the DVD of the 1922 film Nosferatu, staring Max Schrek as the terrifying Graf Orlock. The story starts when an estate agent travels over a mountain range to conduct business with a wealthy eccentric nobleman (Orlock), his wife plea ...

mistresslenore 07.01.2006 · Read full review
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Nosferatu

Advantages: Creepy silence
Disadvantages: None, unless you dislike silent movies

Nosferatu was and still is one of the creepiest horrors of all time. The silence throughout the film adds to the atmosphere in a very unsettling way. Nosferatu was originally meant to be based on Bram Stokers Dracula but was denied the rights making the d ...

nautilis 28.05.2008 · Read full review
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Witchcraft, torture, heaving bosoms etc

Advantages: Good DVD, the film is fun if you're in the right mood
Disadvantages: It's a messy and shoddy piece of work

A review of the Anchor Bay DVD, about £10 on amazon through their marketplace sellers. This is a rather tawdry European horror movie made by a British director in 1969 to cash in on the success of Witchfinder General. Witchfinder was a very good, rathe ...

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Wanted: by cops and robbers alike

Advantages: A near masterpiece by Lang; the use of sound and vision; Lorre, the tension
Disadvantages: May be put off by subtitles, early black and white and the content, but I urge you not to be....

...Despite being better known for his dystopian Metropolis in the late 1920s, director Fritz Lang's M is rated higher in most charts and was also his first film to feature the use of sound. A deeply chilling psychological thriller, it's film noir classic, an ...

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