As you might have figured, stretching Halloween celebrations out for a fortnight sits quite nicely with me. Pushing our Halloween themed movie marathon back two weeks from the 31st meant leaving the pumpkin decorations up two more weeks and restocking the crisp and sweet supplies. Alas, the actual pumpkins started kicking the funk a day or two after All Hallows Eve and had to go. Feeling toothy, this years back-to-back-to-backer would be nosferatu centred as we lined up four of the best movies the sub-genre has to offer.
Capes and fangs at the ready we settled in at midday day for film number one. Hammer’s first vampire caper is still arguably its best. Dracula (1958)
was Bram Stoker’s novel distilled down to its bare bones. Held up against all the melodrama and glittery skin that now pervades the genre, Terence Fisher’s film is
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