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  • Shaun of the Dead

    Shaun of the Dead

    ★★★★½

    Just superb, this homage to the zombie genre is full of in-jokes and visual gags. I loved it, and will watch it again more than once.

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    ★★★

    Thought-provoking, if preachy in parts. Beautifully realised, but overlong. For me, this film failed to live up to the hype surrounding its release, but I would be willing to watch it again just to make sure that I hadn't somehow missed the point entirely...

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  • Dracula

    Dracula

    ★★★★½

    When I was a young teenager in the 70s, the BBC showed a series of late-night classic horror films and I became hooked as a result. This was one of those classics.
    When Bela Lugosi was cast in the lead, he had already made his name playing Dracula on stage, and it was he who gave us the archetypal image of Dracula that has entered the public consciousness; the widows peak, the evening cloak and the smouldering sexuality were all…