31 January 2009

BBC Count Dracula 1977

A high quality movie, the BBC's Dracula of 1977. The movie has a good grade on imdb (7,8 /10 by the time I write this post) and almost 400 votes. So the grade is relevant and it reflects the quality of the movie.

Dracula is played by Louis Jourdan. The first sequence in the movie where we see Dracula:

Check more sequences of Dracula 1977 here

Dracula's Curse (2006) part 12

the final part of this movie is here:

<<< Part 11 here

29 January 2009

Dracula's Curse - part 11

28 January 2009

Dracula comic book series

Dynamite Entertainment will release a new comic book series "that tells the complete story" of Dracula. Five issues written by John Reppion and Leah Moore, joined by the painter Colton Worley, each issue featuring 32 pages of story and graphic art.

Also, as a bonus, you'll find script pages, annotations and samplings of the original text by Bram Stoker!
I like this style: "As the Count leaned over me and his hands touched me... a horrible feeling of nausea came over me, which, do what I would, I could not conceal."
-- Bram Stoker's Dracula

Find the editors page here

25 January 2009

Dracula's Curse 2006 - part 10

We're getting close to the last parts of Dracula's Curse. (I kinda like this presentation in daily episodes). Well, maybe is not the most interesting Dracula movie but I'm preparing something more interesting for the coming week.

24 January 2009

Dracula Illustrated

This is a strange post.
I was about to present a link where you can download the "Dracula (Saddleback Illustrated Classics)", made upon the novel of Bram Stoker, "Dracula". However, I'm not sure about the copyright issues. And as I don't encourage warez in any form (I try to respect the intellectual property as much as possible 'cause I know how tough is to create), I won't post it here.

Instead, from the same series I found a free sample of Frankenstein, offered by the editor. Here is the download link.

23 January 2009

Dracula's Curse - part 9

OK, so let's continue with this Dracula's Curse movie.
Here is the part 9. Sometimes it looks like it's only connection with the Bram Stoker's story of Dracula is vampirism.

Else, a lot of useless violence.

Part 10 of the movie is here.

22 January 2009

Dracula's Curse - part 8

here is the part 8 of what was considered the worst Dracula movie ever. Just check the IMDB rating for details :) :

see part 7. << and part 9. >>

21 January 2009

Dracula's Curse - part 7

See part 6 . << and part 8. >>

20 January 2009

Dracula's Curse (2006) part 6

The sixth part of the same movie , Dracula's Curse is here :

See thepart 5 here. << and part 7 here. >>

19 January 2009

Dracula Audio Book

I just found a great resource for audio books. What is of interest there is the Dracula Book, there are 11 chapters there, with well-chosen images, according to the subject of every chapter. Start from the first chapter here.

I downloaded few of them and listened the first one. And I can say the quality of the mp3 is very good.
Enjoy, as I did :) !

18 January 2009

dracula's curse, part 5

Dracula's Curse - part 6

17 January 2009

Dracula's curse. part 4

See Dracula's Curse - part 5

16 January 2009

Dracula's Curse part 3

here is the third part of the movie Dracula's Curse:

Dracula's Course - part 4

15 January 2009

Making a Dracula Costume

Well, while I never did a Dracula Suit myself (I look like Dracula naturally :) ), I found an interesting page about the subject. This one

And if you don't know where to take the fangs from, here is the hint:

14 January 2009

Dracula's Curse - part 2

the third part is here

12 January 2009

Was Dracula a Real Person ?

I've seen a lot of people recently are trying to find if Dracula was real. Was he a real person or just a legend ?

Well, to make things clear here are the facts: Vlad III Dracula was a ruler of Wallachia (Southern part of the current Romania) that lived in the 15th century. He was born in Sighi┼čoara in 1431 and took the throne for the first time when he was 17. Here is a detailed presentation of his life.
He died killed in a battle in 1476.

Count Dracula, as people knows him, is a fictional character of Bram Stoker, inspired by the 15-th century bloody ruler. Bram Stoker's novel inspired a long series of movies, and you can see part of the Dracula movies here.

That's about all.

11 January 2009

Dracula's Curse (2006) part 1

Part 2 of Dracula's Curse here

09 January 2009

Bran Castle

Here is a video of two ladies that went to Romania and visited Dracula-related places: Bran Castle, Poienari Castle, etc.

08 January 2009

Dracula's Real Castle

Here is another presentation of Poienari Castle, that I and many others consider to be Vlad Dracula's Real Castle:

Unlike many "presentations" done from the comfort of a sofa and an Internet connection, seems like Teresa and Carolyn took the plane to Romania, hired a guide and have done some intensive research on the spot. Congratulations, girls !

Just a remark, Teresa: Vlad was not "a king of Romania". He was a ruler, called "voievod" in Romanian (voyvod) and he ruled Wallachia, laying in the south of the modern-days Romania.