Moley Russell's Wart.
While some of the editing and filming techniques have dated, this is one beautifully made film. The set, make-up, and costume designs are just out of this world great.
I mean, Dracula's castle? The Dracula wolf and the bat? The old man Dracula with the insane hair and robes? The young Dracula rocking the absolute hell out of the Victorian era? His red armour? And, my god, vampire Lucy in her wedding dress? So damn great.
I just wish River Phoenix played Harker, instead of having to watch Keanu be terrified of doing an accent.
The footage of Rodney King being beaten by police doesn't get any easier to watch with time. Either does the sight of not guilty verdicts being handed down for the cops. Or the sheer anger on the faces of everyone outside the courthouse, both white and black. Or the sight of old men crying at the news of the verdict because they've lived a long lifetime of this racism and abuse - and they just looked so tired.
I only watched this today because I wanted to see this listed in my Letterboxd diary next to The Spy Who Loved Me, which I watched yesterday. So Letterboxd has gone from something that I use to record what I watch to something that controls what I watch. I guess I’m fine with that.
I watched a good portion of this but I also did other things while it was on - like sweep the floor, a couple loads of…