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Dracula 2000

No, it doesn't suck. Injected with new life, Bram Stoker's celebrity vampire draws some fresh blood in this fun and surprisingly solid offering. [b Story[/b Billed as "Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000," Miramax distribution vein Dimension Films is no doubt trying to...

‘Dracula’ sans bite

Barely arriving in megaplexes before its self-imposed expiration date, "Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000" plays like a throwback to the golden era of '50s B movies, when outfits like American-Intl. could get bookings for a film on the strength of its title, before...

Bite Club

Wes Craven's Dracula 2000 is an anemic addition to vampire lore As the wizened Van Helsing, Christopher Plummer speaks in a standard, fakey sort-of-German accent, at least until the moment he has to intone the name of the evil one. Believe me, you have never heard it...

Fangs … but no fangs

In his encore to playing "60 Minutes" interrogator Mike Wallace in "The Insider," Christopher Plummer is again going after big game in "Dracula 2000," the latest attempt at dragging Bram Stoker's well-traveled vampire into modern times - a frequent destination for the...

A surprisingly good Dracula movie

Most vampire movies are downright awful, but "Dracula 2000" is better than most, achieving some suspense and a lot of creepiness with some deft direction by veteran horror film editor Patrick Lussier, backed by a lot of flashy special effects and competent acting....

FANGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED TO BE

DRACULA 2001 15 Release: Next Friday. Running time: 99 mins. Quick plot: Drac's back when some misguided thieves steal the count's coffin in London and fly him to New Orleans. Van Helsing, now an antique dealer, soon has a stake in the proceedings. ROSS: WHAT we have...

This movie really sucks

Dracula 2000 is a pale imitation of past versions of this classic horror flick Wes Craven Presents Dracula 2000, directed by Patrick Lussier; starring Jonny Lee Miller, Justine Waddell, Gerard Butler. Crowfoot Crossing, Eau Claire Market, Sunridge Spectrum, Coliseum,...

What Butler saw

Interview; Gerry Butler; Exclusive Film sex can be a chore, but someone has to do it says Gerry LUCKY movie hunk Gerry Butler has got to grips with some of Hollywood's sexiest leading ladies. In just about every role the jammy Paisley-born actor has landed he's been...

Ambition Burns for new star

After his blooding in the latest Dracula film Scottish actor Gerard Butler wants to play Robert Burns, writes Phil Miller Gerard Butler has Hollywood at his feet, Tinseltown producers hammering on his door and the cream of Los Angeles' talent scouts besieging his...

Craven Image

[i]He's so good, the director of Scream is willing to stake his reputation on him in the new Dracula movie. Kicking off our Hot Scots issue, Paisley boy Gerry Butler explains why the legal profession's loss is acting's gain.[/i] THERE is something strangely forbidden...

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