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Gruesome Magazine - Horror Movie Reviews and Interviews

Jan 13, 2020

This week, the Grue-Crew head back to Transylvania to revisit Vlad, the Impaler as he leaves his homeland for England and the new world. The three-part mini-series, DRACULA from show creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, is currently playing on Netflix and both celebrates the traditional Hammer-Film-Heavily-Influenced roots and pushes the boundaries for a bold, fresh new take.

Doc Rotten from Horror News Radio. Jeff Mohr from Decades of Horror: The Classic Era. And Crystal Cleveland, the Livin6Dead6irl from Decades of Horror: 1980s share their thoughts about this week's awesome collection of streaming horror films. Joining the crew this week is Horror News Radio co-host, Dave Dreher!

Gruesome Magazine Podcast - Episode 99
DRACULA (Netflix, Episodes 1 - 3)


In 1897 Transylvania, the blood-drinking Count draws his plans against Victorian London.


DRACULA EPISODE 1 - The Rules of the Beast

English lawyer Jonathan Harker travels to Transylvania to meet a new client - and a legend is about to get fresh blood.

Director: Jonny Campbell

Claes Bang … Dracula
Dolly Wells … Sister Agatha
John Heffernan … Jonathan Harker
Morfydd Clark … Mina
Joanna Scanlan … Mother Superior
Lujza Richter … Elena
Petra Dubayova … Carriage Girl

DRACULA EPISODE 2 - Blood Vessel

The crew aboard the Russian ship, The Demeter, are locked in a life-or-death struggle to stop Count Dracula before he reaches England.

Director: Damon Thomas

Claes Bang … Dracula
Dolly Wells … Sister Agatha
Jonathan Aris … Captain Sokolov
Sacha Dhawan … Dr. Sharma
Nathan Stewart-Jarrett … Adisa
Clive Russell … Valentin
Catherine Schell … Duchess Valeria
Youssef Kerkour … Olgaren
Patrick Walshe McBride … Lord Ruthven
Lily Dodsworth-Evans … Dorabella
Samuel Blenkin … Piotr
Anthony Flanagan … Portmann
Alec Utgoff … Abramoff
Lily Kakkar … Yamini
Andrew Byron … Stepashin

DRACULA EPISODE 3 - The Dark Compass

Count Dracula has made it to England - a new world pulsing with fresh blood - and lays his plans to spread his foul vampire contagion. But why does he set his sights on the seemingly ordinary Lucy Westenra?

Director: Paul McGuigan

Claes Bang … Dracula
Dolly Wells … Sister Agatha / Zoe Helsing
Lydia West … Lucy
Matthew Beard … Jack
Mark Gatiss … Frank
Chanel Cresswell … Kathleen
Lyndsey Marshal … Bloxham
Paul Brennen … Commander Irving
John McCrea … Zev
Phil Dunster … Quincey
Polly Kemp … Nurse
Sarah Niles … Meg
Millicent Wong … Alice
Sofia Oxenham … Sam
Kiran Shah … Little Boy

Release: Currently available on NETFLIX