October Spookoween Lottery Part 10
This was a frustratingly mixed bag for me. A real Curate's egg of a movie.
The cinematography is, at times, jaw dropping, spellbinding, beautiful. Chilling, evocative. The sound design is haunting, absolutely haunting, and Kinski's performance is one of the best ever, (which in interesting as here he co-stars with Isabelle Adjani who gave the actual best performance ever in Possession).
That being said, like every Dracula adaptation, it suffers much the same problems, and has the same things about it that are good. So like, As soon as this film leaves the castle it goes from like, an 8-10 to a solid 4. Herzog feels out of his element in a city instead of…