Tag: Dracula

The Trail of Dracula (2013) – By Baron Craze

Writer and director David Mitchell (who penned Open Water 2: Adrift [2006]) presents a documentary distributed by Intervision Picture Corp., which originally premiered in 2013 though was not been available on home video in the US until 2016. This production contains several features of archival clips, all with an interesting look at Bram Stoker, the life…


DOA Review: Dracula Reborn [2015] – By Baron Craze

CASE NUMBER #024: First, and unbelievably true that Dracula Reborn [2015] is not the worst of the worst, the column of DOA already proven that fact time and time again, nor is it the most atrocious vampire flick, that goes to Sorority House Vampires [1998] however, this pitiful movie begs for a stake in the…


House of Dracula (1945) – By Baron Craze

Universal Studios realized the end of their gold mine of monsters domination was careening to a finish, the mayhem of the Vampires, Werewolves and Monsters, were soon to become buried, at least in terms of the box office for the foreseeable future (well sort of). The director closing the primary chapter, was Erie C. Kenton,…


Blood of Dracula (Full Series) – By Baron Craze

I waited to review this series for a long time, but needed to wait until I had all the issues, and hence just discovered the long sought after issue 19, to complete the entire arc of the story. Blood of Dracula started in 1987 with the first issue appearing on November 1, published by Apple…


Count Dracula (1970) – By Baron Craze

The story of Dracula, still has the power to sink the fangs into the audience and suck them into another world, Bram Stoker, never likely predicted that his novel would ever garnish this attention all these years later, but the filmmakers conjured the eternal blood drinker, and this time at the helm the legendary Jesse…


Apostle of Dracula (2012) – By Baron Craze

When one acquires a DVD from the distribution company Wild Eye Releasing, it’s always often a toss-up of what they might get, perhaps something nominated for major awards, maybe played at Cannes Film Festival, or it’s lesser known, that its very bad such as Amityville Exorcism (2017) or Shark Exorcist (2015) and there’s their foreign…


Nosferatu (1922) – By Baron Craze

Any movie that achieves anniversary, especially those over the benchmark of 50-years becomes something special, however when a film reaches 97-years a clear testimony and still serving as enduring quality and remembered fondly for generations, that horror fans is one many reason for an article on Nosferatu (aka: Nosferatu – A Symphony of Horror). A…


Dracula’s Daughter (1936) – By Baron Craze

Dracula’s Daughter, director Lambert Hillyer went to wonderful great lengths to duplicate the look and feel of the original film, likely since it was very successful, and his customary genre had very little to do with horror as it was western films. Thereby using Universal Picture’s rights to Bram Stoker’s story, “Dracula’s Guest” as the…


Love At First Bite (1979) – By Baron Craze

After the truly successful Young Frankenstein (1974) from director Mel Brooks, the horror-comedies slowly became careful, some more than others, and recall it’s the late 70s so a bit more sexual suggestions occurring, in fact prior to Love at First Bite, which was an independent film along with six other vampire flicks hit the market….


Dracula (1931) – By Baron Craze

Dracula the name itself is a true icon in not just the horror cinema, but as a whole to all disciplines of entertainment, from novels and comic books, to stage productions, films, music and memorabilia, the role made many famous by donning the cape to addressing themselves as Count Dracula. Universal Pictures interpretation to base…