Daily Archives: March 8, 2011

Dracula


There’s a good reason most vampire movies bear little resemblance to their primary inspiration, the 1897 novel, Dracula.  Bram Stoker’s classic story is elegant, atmospheric, and creepy, for sure.  But it’s no longer very “scary.”  Ditto for this 1992 adaptation from arguably America’s greatest living director, Francis Ford Coppola.  The movie is overlong and rarely frightening, but it is gorgeous to look at, and on the eeriness scale it ranks high.  Watch it
for free by clicking here.

 

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