Vampyr Dancing

Count Ansara

  Lest the 1932 German film by Carl Theodor Dreyer recede deeper into our collective fogged memory as we replace the brilliant achievements of atmosphere and austere, profoundly unsettling imagery and dreamlike terror with more special effects, let us indulge in a moment of nostalgia.  Before we are swept away by more teen romances among athletic bodies in flying combat having cooler car crashes,  their characters’ personalities morphing into mere misunderstood cliche kids who would be good if they only could,  to a place where even Sherlock Holmes … Continue reading