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"The Last Voyage Of The Demeter" Gives Dracula His Fangs Back (Movie Review)

  As a fan of the classic Universal Monsters horror films of the '30's and '40's, I was absolutely THRILLED to go into the theaters to see a Dracula film based on the source material from Bram Stoker and distributed by Universal Studios. Not only was I pleased with the outcome, I was overjoyed to see the immortal character of Dracula repackaged as a truly frightening and evil entity. An old character that's been through countless interpretations given a ghastly new look and presence that rivals any new movie monster yet still is faithful to the source material.  The Last Voyage Of The Demeter Based on the 'Captains Log' chapter of the Bram Stoker novel, the film mainly takes place at sea, with the captain and crew of The Demeter trapped onboard with the infamous vampire himself. The film is a slow burn but not a boring slow burn that has no payoff. It truly creates tension and makes the great Dracula truly frightening. I've been a fan of this character a

The Best Video Game Movie Ever? ("Gran Turismo" Movie Review)

  1995's "Mortal Kombat" was widely considered for many years to be the best video game ever made. Which wasn't saying much since just about every video game made during that time and previously ranged from bleh to hot garbage. Not to downplay the nostalgia that some of these bad films give to people, but it was a genre of film that was never given respect.  Preorder Gran Turismo Later on film adaptations of "Tomb Raider," "Resident Evil," and "Silent Hill" tried to remove this stigma, to little effect. They were better films, but nothing truly remarkable. These films were fun popcorn films, for sure...but forgettable. Well...I do remember that Angelina Jolie towel scene. But is that saying much? In 2016 Michael Fassbender produced and starred in a film adaptation of "Assassin's Creed," giving much hope that the streak of junk video game films was about to end. It only added to the pile, to the disappointment of fans. Fans o