Tags : dracula

Life During Wartime: How Do Filmmakers Respond To Crisis?

With COVID making appearances in our fictional filmscapes, when is it ‘too soon’ for filmmakers to respond to a crisis? “Shakespeare wrote King Lear during the Plague.” The viral ‘motivational’ post circulated recently on my lockdown stomping-grounds, LinkedIn and Twitter, in an apparent attempt to spark inspiration or productivity while we were all pulling our […]Read More

Book By My Bedside: Dracula // Bram Stoker

Title: Dracula Author: Bram Stoker What I Think So Far: The book is very typical of its era, and it definitely bears no resemblance to the modern gore associated with vampires. The gentlemen are gentlemen, the women are swooning, and the minorities are discretely frowned upon. Ignoring all the archaisms though, likeable features of this classic […]Read More