• Napalm

    ★★½ Watched by Napalm 21 Jul, 2014

    It started off quite creepy and atmospheric but slowly turned into a snooze-fest. The plot was taking forever to move forward, the atmospheric feel started to wane in the second half. Worst of all it wasn't scary for the most part. There were these really weird offbeat comedic moments that took me out of the film. The cast was great, some of the music and direction were awesome too. But the overall execution was really odd for a horror film.

    View

  • Ian T. McFarland

    ★★★½ Watched by Ian T. McFarland 24 May, 2014

    I did this wrong.

    The first I'd ever seen of this movie was the moment at the end where the title character feeds on the protagonist. It's the kind of moment that you can't ever erase the imagery of. It's so calm, so unnatural, and so damn sexy.

    So I went to Cinefamily's showing expecting a whole movie like this. And while Nosferatu has a lot of other great creepy moments, none of them can top the one I saw years ago.

    View

  • Sea Lucas

    ★★★½ Watched by Sea Lucas 08 Jul, 2014 2

    Werner Herzog's remake of F.W. Murnau's silent classic is a bit of a mixed bag. It doesn't quite hold up to its predecessor, but has a few good things going for it. The film is atmospherically stunning and often unsettling, but also unfathomably dry at times. Herzog does add a few intriguing personal touches to the story and, much like in the original, uses light and shadow to great effect.

    I love Klaus Kinski, but I didn't quite dig him…

    View

  • Garrison Fox

    Watched by Garrison Fox 02 Jul, 2014 2

    Herzog's Nosferatu the Vampyre is an homage to F.W. Murnau's classic silent film. Featuring a rich color palette and imagery of natural mummies, countless plague rats, Count Dracula's barren castle, and European landscapes, it's probably Herzog's prettiest, most scenic film next to Aguirre. Returning from that film is Klaus Kinski, who plays the bald, alabaster, long-nailed, and fanged title role. I don't know how he tolerated the tedious makeup routine every day. Also returning is the band Popol Vuh, who…

    View

  • SJHoneywell

    ★★★★ Added by SJHoneywell

    Remake a classic,
    You run risks. This shows talent
    Can make remakes work.

    View

  • Captainlucy

    ★★★★ Added by Captainlucy

    This is almost a Lovecraftian take on the Vampire legend. Wonderfully bleak, morbid, and with an end that signifies that any victory humanity might have is merely temporary. An excellent updating of the 1922 original.

    View

  • John

    ★★★★ Watched by John 26 Jun, 2014

    Nosferatu the Vampyre ist eine wirklich gruselige Film. Als Fan von Vampir-Filme, ich kann nicht glauben, dass es mich getroffen hat, diese lange, endlich diese. Werner Herzog hat einen wirklich guten Job mit diesem Remake. Jetzt werde ich haben zu prüfen, das Original.

    View

  • Naughty

    ★★★½ Watched by Naughty 25 Jun, 2014

    Breathtaking cinematography capturing the wretched, tortured soulless creature Dracula (Klaus Kinski) in full blown melancholy due to loneliness and wish to escape his immortal imprisonment!

    View

  • Ross Bonaime

    ★★★★ Watched by Ross Bonaime 18 Jun, 2014

    Nosferatu the Vampyre is a really great adaptation of one of the finest vampire films of all time, the original 1922 Nosferatu. I didn't expect to like it as much as I did, considering I'm not a huge Werner Herzog fan and I had high hopes for this remake, but hey, it does a damn good job. Klaus Kinski not surprisingly is a great Dracula, making him horrifying and at times even sexy. I also appreciate Herzog's interest in showing…

    View

  • ScreeningNotes

    ★★★★½ Watched by ScreeningNotes 07 Jun, 2014

    Top 10 Vampire Movies | Remakes Ranked

    The weird thing about Werner Herzog's Nosferatu is that I would consider it a perfect remake/adaptation of the original Nosferatu as well as easily the best vampire movie I've ever seen, but despite all that it still somehow doesn't live up to the promise made by the opening credits. The movie begins with footage of real life mummies and incredibly creepy orchestral music. It brings into focus the ideas of death, the afterlife,…

    View

  • Keenan

    ★★★★ Watched by Keenan 06 Jun, 2014

    This movie is incredibly creepy. There are just so many unsettling moments. Herzog did a fantastic job with this remake, keeping it faithful to the original while adding his own style.

    View

  • Mathias Folsted

    ★★★★★ Watched by Mathias Folsted 06 Jun, 2014

    If there is one thing you can't take away from Werner Herzog as a filmmaker, it is his inherent ability to capture the beauty of nature without compromising the fantastical aspects of the stories he's trying to tell. This is certainly the case with "Nosferatu: The Vampyre" - a film, which is all about showing nature in its purest form, no matter how rough and ruthless is may be. At first it seems so idyllic and peaceful, but the further…

    View