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Who is the best Dracula?

Nosferatu
Bela lugosi
Christopher Lee
Gary Oldman

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #30 on: September 03, 2008, 05:10:57 PM »
I also have quite a collection of old Hammer films

Seriously? Where the hell did you get those? I've looked everywhere.
I have a huge stack of old Famous Monsters of Film Land magazines that my uncle used to read as a kid. There are all the ads for Weird-Ohs model kits and Rat Fink soapbox derby decals. Cool stuff  :-D

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #31 on: September 03, 2008, 11:53:20 PM »
All of these actors brought their own flare to the character.  Lugosi literally defined the pop culture image of Dracula, or any vampire for that matter, with his heavy Romanian accent and high collared black cape.  Lee as stated before brought the animal out of the character, made him frightening for a new generation of film goers.  Personally I'd like to see him take up the role again in some form, just to see if he can still bring out the menace.  Oldman impressed me most with the fact that he plays Dracula from so many angles.  From the decrepid funky-haired landowner, the hideous dirt-dwelling wretch, to the broken prince, and the 19th century aristocrat.  None of these personalities are ever the same exact character as the other.  Shows a versatility on the part of Oldman you don't see with the others.

However, my favorite portrayal goes to Schrek.  Though he technically never portrayed "Dracula," his go as Orlock is the most haunting.  The rat face and twisted, exaggerated posture of a stiff corpse slinking about the shadows to me rivals the classic pop culture image created by Lugosi.  Top it all off, he had no sound to work with.  Silent films forced the actors in them to exaggerate their every move to tell the story.  To me it makes his vampire more fun to watch.  Now heres the obligatory vampire smiley in closing.   <^>
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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #32 on: September 04, 2008, 02:40:21 AM »
You got to the root of vamps in movies. I bow to you!


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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #33 on: September 04, 2008, 05:08:18 AM »
Lol, I'm watching Nosferatu as we speak...

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #34 on: September 04, 2008, 08:00:44 PM »
I bow before thee also


Very well said Grendelion


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Shhh errrr ...one word....P2P
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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #35 on: September 05, 2008, 12:23:40 AM »
Ah, this world would be so different without P2P!!!

Long live P2P!!!  :-D

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #36 on: September 05, 2008, 01:37:31 AM »
I'm kinda lost... what's P2P? And man... Schrek creeps me out... It's REALLY eerie seeing his do the stiff, rat-faced, corpse version of Vampires...

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #37 on: September 05, 2008, 04:47:39 AM »
Peer to peer?! Ring any bells?

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #38 on: September 05, 2008, 06:13:53 AM »
Err... Not really...  :-(

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #39 on: September 05, 2008, 02:36:42 PM »
Bearshare???

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #40 on: September 05, 2008, 06:54:46 PM »
*Whimpers*

 :oops:...

*Sobs*

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #41 on: September 06, 2008, 03:24:56 AM »
Jeez.... here you go, and stop whining: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P2P

Now, please, can we get back to topic???  :roll:

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« Reply #42 on: September 06, 2008, 03:55:22 AM »
Ah... Thanks Nina... I wonder... they make another Dracula movie every so often... Who do you think will play him the next time? Anthony Hopkins wouldn't be bad... I can see him as a vampire...

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #43 on: September 06, 2008, 04:14:55 AM »
Nah, after he did Van Hellsing in Coppolas Dracula, I cant pic him as one... maybe there wont ever be a Dracula as good as those guys above in the pool???

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Re: Question to any Dracula fans
« Reply #44 on: September 06, 2008, 08:50:10 AM »
They made a biography like movie for Dracula a while back. Not the vampire, but Vlad, the person. I don't know who the actor is, but he would be awesemundo for the vampire.