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  • Dracula

    Dracula

    ★★½

    This big-budget adaptation of the Bram Stoker novel has Frank Langella playing the role of Dracula who sets his eyes (and teeth) on Lucy (Kate Nelligan) while it's up to her father (Donald Pleasence) and Prof. Van Helsing (Laurence Olivier) to stop him.

    With a capable director like John Badham, a ton of money and a terrific cast, this 1979 version of DRACULA should have been a masterpiece or at least a good film but sadly there are many warts…

  • Shadows of Blood

    Shadows of Blood

    A couple maniacs (Paul Naschy, Barry Fleming) escape from a mental hospital and find themselves in Amsterdam where they're always one step from the police and murdering every few minutes.

    SHADOWS OF BLOOD is a rather interesting movie because it's a SOV film from the Netherlands that is pretty much like the SOV films from America. It contains very little money, very little special effects and sadly you can tell that there wasn't too much talent behind the camera or…

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  • Something Good - Negro Kiss

    Something Good - Negro Kiss

    ★★★★

    When the Library of Congress released their list of twenty-five films to be included in the National Film Registry there were many familiar titles and then there was this thirty-second film from 1898. If you're familiar with movies from this era or if you're familiar with the race movies that would gain popularity during the 1920s then you'll realize that this here is something special.

    The film has a black man and woman kissing, doing a dance and just smiling…

  • Death Proof

    Death Proof

    ★★★★

    This is my first time watching this outside of the double feature GRINDHOUSE and I personally think the film works better on its own. Outside the lap dance sequence I really couldn't pick out any of the new footage, which is a good thing as it meant the film played very well throughout.

    The dialogue, which has been a rod of controversy, is very well written and I think in the first half it's a lot of fun. Yes, we've…