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Tag Archive: vampires

Retro Review ‘Satanic Rites of Dracula’

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In a previous Retro Review I covered the Hammer flick Dracula AD 1972, so I feel it is appropriate to now look at its follow up. In 1973, Peter Cushing reunited with Sir… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula’s Daughter’

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When it comes to the sequels spawned from the original Universal Monster films, everyone is always quick to bring up the Bride of Frankenstein. And while Bride is an absolute masterpiece of the… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Lost Boys

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Aside from slashers the other prevalent horror trend in 80’s cinema was finding ways to take classic monsters and present them in fresh modern ways. John Landis and Joe Dante gave a new… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Fright Night’

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In the realm of horror movies vampires are a constant source of material, they just need a clever filmmaker to reinvent the classic tropes and they are screen ready. Which is exactly what… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Dracula A.D. 1972’

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Hammer may have put themselves on the map by taking the proverbial classical gothic horror baton from Universal and running with it. But come the late 60’s and into the early 70’s the… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Martin’

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As we have written about elsewhere in the House, film and popular culture as a whole were dealt a massive blow recently with the passing of horror director George A. Romero. Romero singlehandedly… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’

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Directed by: Jim Jarmusch Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, and Mia Wasikowska Plot: Two separated immortal lovers are reunited after many years. Review: I’m not scared of death. I mean, I’m not scared of being on… Continue reading