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Year Of The Vampire: Interview With The Vampire Imbibed The Spirit Of A Lost Century

(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)”Interview with the Vampire” begins with a spellbinding orchestration of the Latin burial chant “Libera Me,” sung by the American Boy Choir. Toward the end of the movie we […]

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Year Of The Vampire: Underworld Is A Deceptively Simple, Stylish Classic

(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)When it comes to weird movie obsessions, early 2000s vampire flicks tend to be my particular vice. There’s something about the Hot Topic-inspired, Bdsm-lite aesthetics mixed with […]

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Year Of The Vampire: The Hunger Is A Deceptively Gorgeous Movie About Grooming

(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)Trigger Warning: Be advised that this article deals with issues of assault and grooming. If you are a survivor there are resources available. The atmospheric horror thriller “The […]

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Year Of The Vampire: Dracula Dead And Loving It Doesn’t Suck

(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)Comedy legend Mel Brooks ended his career on low note, with his final film “Dracula Dead and Loving It” bombing at the box office in 1995 and […]

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Year Of The Vampire: The Last Man On Earth Was The Vampire Gateway To The Zombie Apocalypse

(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)”The Last Man on Earth,” the first film adaptation of Richard Matheson’s watershed 1954 vampire novel, “I Am Legend,” has the feel of a midnight movie, something […]

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Year Of The Vampire: Queen Of The Damned Is A Turn Of The Millennium Time Capsule

(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)Some vampire films are beautiful examinations of what it is that makes us human. Some are exercises in style and aesthetic, embracing the otherworldliness of vampirism to […]

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Harry Styles Dropped Out of Robert Eggers’ ‘Nosferatu’ Remake With Anya Taylor-Joy

Harry Styles was briefly attached to Robert Eggers’ “Nosferatu” remake before he dropped out of the project due to scheduling conflicts. The New Yorker first reported the casting exit. Contacted by Variety, a representative for Styles confirmed the news. Had Styles not pulled out of the movie, then “Nosferatu” would have paired the Grammy winner […]

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‘Nosferatu’: Harry Styles Pulled Out Of Robert Eggers’ Remake Of The Classic Vampire Flick

Director Robert Eggers has been one of the more exciting directors using harsh and inhospitable environments to help tell his dark and sometimes horrific tales. Next month sees the release of his violent Viking epic that is directly inspired by an original Scandinavian story that was influenced by William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” The film “The Northman” […]

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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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