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Dracula Untold (Gary Shore, 2014)

October 10, 2014

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The latest member of the increasingly popular, consistently tiresome origin story bandwagon, Dracula Untold is a derivative mix of every other popular fantasy property of the last decade or so, in both visual and narrative execution. There’s a dash of Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth films here, a sprinkle of brooding superhero movies there, and enough Game of Thrones alumni in supporting roles (Charles Dance, Art Parkinson, Paul Kaye) to make you wish you were watching that instead. Thrones is certainly bloodier and, to be honest, scarier than this incarnation of Dracula, which barely seems to want anything to do with the icky red stuff, yet alone any semblance of horror filmmaking…

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