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The Allure of Hammer Horror

Hammer Horror Dracula

Classic horror. It’s a term that’s bandied about a lot, yet few horror fans agree on what constitutes a classic of the genre. For some, it’s the slashers of the 80’s and 90’s with films such as Friday the 13th … Continue reading

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The London Theatre Presents: DRACULA

The London Theatre in New Cross (London) are staging DRACULA next week Tues 28th Feb to 5th March. The setting is modern day Whitby and Eastern Europe and an interesting twist on Renfield based on him talking about Flies. The … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Dracula In Romania

Since it was first published in 1897, Bram Stoker’s classic novel Dracula has terrorised readers with its iconic portrayals of vampirism, cultural invasion and not-so-subtle eroticism. As the now archetypical vampire novel, its influence among western pop culture is immeasurable, … Continue reading

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Film Review: Angel of Darkness

Going in to this movie, I wasn’t really familiar with its influences, background etc.  I did some digging and found that it is a re-imagining of an early vampire novel called Carmilla, that actually predates Bram Stokers Dracula. The book … Continue reading

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8 of the Greatest British Creature Feature Horror Films

Hellraiser 1987

The horror that comes with creature features is a fear long instilled in us from decades before we were born. It comes from that part of the human mind that makes us stare in shock when we see someone with … Continue reading

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