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How Nosferatu Director F.W. Murnau Queered The Cinematic Vampire Forever

Celebrating its 100th birthday this year, F.W. Murnau’s “Nosferatu” is the first widely-known vampire film. The unauthorized retelling of Bram Stoker’s 1896 novel “Dracula,” Murnau’s “Nosferatu” is one of the most celebrated works of German expressionist cinema. While “Dracula” took inspiration from the lesbian vampire novella “Carmilla” and Bram Stoker was rumored to be a […]

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The 14 Best What We Do In The Shadows Episodes, Ranked

Ever since Bram Stoker burst on the scene with a little gothic horror novel called “Dracula,” popular culture has been obsessed with vampires. From “Twilight” to “Nosferatu,” there are dozens of different interpretations of vampire lore across film and television to sink your fangs into. One recent favorite that soared above the crown on its […]

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The Daily Stream: Blood Red Sky Has The Best Loose Cannon Baddie Of 2021

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching, why it’s worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: “Blood Red Sky“Where You Can Stream It: NetflixThe Pitch: You like Bram Stoker’s “Dracula?” This is the Demeter’s final voyage, on a plane, with terrorists. […]

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Nicolas Cage to Play Dracula in Universal’s ‘Renfield’ Movie

Nicolas Cage is set to play Dracula in Universal’s “Renfield,” a monster movie centering not on the infamous vampire, but rather his notorious lackey.The call sheet may be confusing. That’s because Cage is starring alongside another Nic, Nicholas Hoult, who is portraying the unhinged henchman known as Renfield.An origin story, the upcoming film is expected […]

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‘Dracula’ Producer Hammer Films Teams With Network Distributing to Form Hammer Studios (Exclusive)

The U.K.’s Network Distributing has sealed a deal with iconic British horror label Hammer Films to form Hammer Studios Ltd.Network’s managing director Tim Beddows and financial director Jonathan Lack and Hammer’s CEO Simon Oakes will head the new company.The new entity will manage and control Hammer’s interests in its vast library of content such as […]

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All The Films Of Don Coscarelli Ranked Worst To Best

The Halloween season sees many horror film fans exhuming familiar favorites — from Tod Browning’s “Dracula” and James Whale’s “Frankenstein,” to John Carpenter’s “Halloween” and Wes Craven’s “A Nightmare on Elm Street” — but one filmmaker who always deserves more recognition, especially as the daylight hours grow shorter, is Don Coscarelli.Coscarelli’s resume can be a […]

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‘Demonic’ Review: Director Neill Blomkamp Gets Lost in District Anodyne

Back in the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s, what we used to call monster movies had simple concepts and catchy, explicit titles that mirrored them. “Dracula.” “The Werewolf.” “King Kong.” “Mothra vs. Godzilla.” “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.” “Creature from the Black Lagoon.” “The Blob.” When you watch a movie like “Demonic,” you only wish […]

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‘Dracula’, ‘Frankenstein’, and Other Classic Universal Monster Movies Will Briefly Be Available for Free on YouTube This Month

If you made a movie-related New Years resolution to catch up on some old horror classics, here’s some good news: Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, and several more classic Universal monster movies will be available to stream on YouTube for free later this month. Find out when you can stream these titles – and when they’ll […]

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