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Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 07:52
Yep, you read it right. Argento is making an adaptation of Bram Stoker's oft-retrodden vampire tome and is doing it in 3D. Filming will commence in Italy this coming January and according to "Argento expert" Alan Jones the director intends to make a faithful version.

Sorry, but I'm really not stoked (pardon the pun). The story has been done countless times before and Argento's recent track record leaves more than a lot to be desired. Why on Earth did he not do FRANKENSTEIN instead? There hasn't been a decent FRANKENSTEIN film in years and his proposed retool from the 70s (which I'm pretty sure he collaborated on with Luigi Cozzi) was supposed to transpose the events of Mary Shelley's novel to Nazi Germany and sounds way more interesting that another round with the Count...
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: broonage on 14 May 2010 - 08:20
I still need to see Giallo! lol

I watched Arrow's release of Opera this week (cracking DVD BTW!!), and it reminds me how good Argento once was. I always get a shimmer of hope with his recent films. I really liked Sleepless, Hitchcock and Cardplayer were laughable (mainly due to budget and dodgy dubbing reasons IMO) but I enjoyed both. MOT, more of an excuse to show gore than anything else, but again i don't dislike it.

I'm crossing fingers that he does right. I hope it isn't like his other "classic tale" Phantom, i thought that was dreary yawner.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 08:22
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA was utter shit and I count it as his worst, along with MOTHER OF TEARS.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 14 May 2010 - 08:25
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA was utter shit and I count it as his worst, along with MOTHER OF TEARS.
Agreed.

Although I haven't seen DO YOU LIKE HITCHCOCK or GIALLO yet.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: broonage on 14 May 2010 - 08:26
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA was utter shit and I count it as his worst, along with MOTHER OF TEARS.

Hehe, straight to the point.  ::)

I was more disappointed with MOT, it could have and bloody should have been an epic!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 08:32
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA was utter shit and I count it as his worst, along with MOTHER OF TEARS.

Hehe, straight to the point.  ::)

I was more disappointed with MOT, it could have and bloody should have been an epic!

The worst thing about MOTHER OF TEARS is the fact that it was made as a sequel to SUSPIRIA and INFERNO. Had it been written as a stand-alone piece I’d have been a lot more forgiving. There’s just no comparison and although everyone is entitled to their own opinion, I find it really baffling that the film has quite a few defenders.

Aarron – Neither GIALLO or DO YOU LIKE HITCHCOCK? are great, but both are watchable.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 14 May 2010 - 08:37
I find it really baffling that the film has quite a few defenders.
Argento could film himself taking a shit and cardplayer4 would still like it :-\ He's a one man Argento publicity machine ;D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 08:40
I find it really baffling that the film has quite a few defenders.
Argento could film himself taking a shit and cardplayer4 would still like it :-\ He's a one man Argento publicity machine ;D

I think any allusion to the fetishes of other forum members should be left off the boards  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Bogan The Wanderer on 14 May 2010 - 09:17
If he made a really weird or stylistically unusual Dracula flick it could be quite interesting.  A faithful adaption with bog standard gore and solemn acting (which he doesn't excel at) might be as shithouse as PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, as Paul suggested.  I'll keep an eye out but he really needs to push the boundaries a bit rather than being just another horror director.  His recent stuff hasn't been quite 'Argentoesque' enough for me and it's a bit of a shame.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 14 May 2010 - 09:56
Argento could film himself taking a shit and cardplayer4 would still like it :-\

no,i don't like his piece of shit called "Sleepless". :)

If he made a really weird or stylistically unusual Dracula flick it could be quite interesting.  A faithful adaption with bog standard gore and solemn acting (which he doesn't excel at) might be as shithouse as PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, as Paul suggested.

I agree,i don't really see the interest of a "faithful" adaptation...a gritty,raw update like John Carpenter"'s "Vampires","Martin" or "Near dark" would be more interesting,IMO.


Ha,Tinto Brass is also directing a new Caligula in 3D! :-\:

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 14 May 2010 - 10:00
Argento could film himself taking a shit and cardplayer4 would still like it :-\

no,i don't like this piece of shit called "Sleepless". :)
I thought that was the best one post Stendhal.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 10:13
Just found the poster that the sales company are using to promote the project in Cannes. Check it out – looks fucking shit.

Shock Till You Drop (http://shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=15184)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Jonny on 14 May 2010 - 10:22
Check it out – looks fucking shit.

FUCKING HELL! My eyes!!

That's TERRIBLE.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: TheMissus on 14 May 2010 - 10:24
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA was utter shit and I count it as his worst, along with MOTHER OF TEARS.

Hehe, straight to the point.  ::)

I was more disappointed with MOT, it could have and bloody should have been an epic!

The worst thing about MOTHER OF TEARS is the fact that it was made as a sequel to SUSPIRIA and INFERNO. Had it been written as a stand-alone piece I’d have been a lot more forgiving

I wouldn't - it was still appalling regardless!

Not excited by the Dracula film one bit sadly - fully expecting a pile of pants!  :-[
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 14 May 2010 - 10:27
Just found the poster that the sales company are using to promote the project in Cannes. Check it out – looks fucking shit.

Shock Till You Drop (http://shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=15184)

Must have took someone all of 10 minutes to put that together, terrible just terrible.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 14 May 2010 - 10:47
This poster is a masterpiece if you compare it to the "Giallo" poster for the sales of Cannes 2008... :-* :-\

 (http://www.slashfilm.com/wp/wp-content/images/gallo.png)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Jonny on 14 May 2010 - 10:48
Promotional image of the vampire has leaked onto the web...

(http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/815/argentonosferatujr.jpg)

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 10:50
Promotional image of the vampire has leaked onto the web...

(http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/815/argentonosferatujr.jpg)



That's a good luck for Argento - he's bound to get more pussy looking like that.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: ecc on 14 May 2010 - 11:34
Didn't Di Girolamo and Paolucci produce some of those Bruno Mattei's DV films?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 14 May 2010 - 11:37
Didn't Di Girolamo and Paolucci produce some of those Bruno Mattei's DV films?

Where is Dino De Laurenttis when we need him? :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 11:53
Didn't Di Girolamo and Paolucci produce some of those Bruno Mattei's DV films?

Where is Dino De Laurenttis when we need him? :-\

Just a wild guess, hiding someplace exotic and not returning Dario's calls?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Jonny on 14 May 2010 - 12:29
Stolen from the thread over at AV Maniacs...

(http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a376/matthewallison/146-Dario_Argento.jpg)

 ::)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2010 - 12:31
Again, this look would significantly up his pulling potential.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Bogan The Wanderer on 14 May 2010 - 22:34
The poster and overall vibe really makes it feel like Luigi Cozzi's Dracula (or Claudio Fragasso, Bruno Mattei etc etc), not Dario's.  Maybe he's just become lazy and doesn't give a shit.  Come on Dario, pull your fucking finger out.  I wonder if Asia is going to pop up in this one in period dress.  Also, I bet the actor that plays Dracula will be fucking terrible.  I'm barely keeping an open mind but this one reeks of being a turd floater.  Fucking hell, Dario...
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: TheMissus on 15 May 2010 - 04:58
I wonder if Asia is going to pop up in this one in period dress.

It'll be the only highlight if she does. But I still won't be able to bring myself to watch it!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: DjangoLi on 15 May 2010 - 22:22
Those posters are hilarious! And to think that they are actually meant to entice some producer to invest millions in their film... If anyone has a copy of Argento having a shit please get in touch, I might be able to splice into Giallo and make it a better film.

:)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 16 May 2010 - 12:20
Well and now they are remaking DEEP RED 3D by George Romero and RATS NOTTE DI TERRORE 3D by Michele Soavi...what a glorious era. :(
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: prospero on 18 May 2010 - 11:06
Just found the poster that the sales company are using to promote the project in Cannes. Check it out – looks fucking shit.

Shock Till You Drop (http://shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=15184)

It's a piss-take, isn't it?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: DjangoLi on 18 May 2010 - 11:28
I'm more interested in this one...

(http://img101.imageshack.us/img101/2760/dawn2.png) (http://img101.imageshack.us/i/dawn2.png/)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: prospero on 18 May 2010 - 11:39
I'm more interested in this one...


what's this guy up to? shoot both of them???
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 18 May 2010 - 13:43
Just found the poster that the sales company are using to promote the project in Cannes. Check it out – looks fucking shit.

Shock Till You Drop (http://shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=15184)

It's a piss-take, isn't it?

No, it's genuine. Seruiously.  :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: prospero on 18 May 2010 - 14:12
Just found the poster that the sales company are using to promote the project in Cannes. Check it out – looks fucking shit.

Shock Till You Drop (http://shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=15184)

It's a piss-take, isn't it?

No, it's genuine. Seruiously.  :-*

just when you thought it coudln't possibly get any worse.....
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: cannibal man on 12 Jul 2010 - 00:12


that poster is just awful.

surely they could have come up with something better than this.

hopefully the film is real good as dario is the director.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 12 Jul 2010 - 00:34
hopefully the film is real good as dario is the director.
That doesn't mean shit anymore
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: cannibal man on 12 Jul 2010 - 00:54
good point mate.

some of his recent efforts have not been exactly great.

M O T was one of his better recent efforts.

he will sady never hit the heights of the seventies and eighties.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 12 Jul 2010 - 08:31


M O T was one of his better recent efforts.


I'll have whatever you've been smoking.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: prospero on 12 Jul 2010 - 08:45


M O T was one of his better recent efforts.


I'll have whatever you've been smoking.


M O T - what's that, Master of Trash?        :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 12 Jul 2010 - 14:25
M O T was one of his better recent efforts.
Only three people seem to like this, you, Bigandya and thecardplayer, everyone else myself included thinks it's shit.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 17 Jul 2010 - 18:23


M O T was one of his better recent efforts.


I'll have whatever you've been smoking.

 ::) :P

It seems that the shooting of this new DRACULA will start in January 2011,in Italy and Romania...
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: mook on 17 Jul 2010 - 20:57


M O T was one of his better recent efforts.


I'll have whatever you've been smoking.

 ::) :P


It seems that the shooting of this new DRACULA will start in January 2011,in Italy and Romania...

Another future classic in the making.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: R-T-C Tim on 17 Jul 2010 - 21:31
Sorry, but I'm really not stoked (pardon the pun). The story has been done countless times before and Argento's recent track record leaves more than a lot to be desired. Why on Earth did he not do FRANKENSTEIN instead? There hasn't been a decent FRANKENSTEIN film in years and his proposed retool from the 70s (which I'm pretty sure he collaborated on with Luigi Cozzi) was supposed to transpose the events of Mary Shelley's novel to Nazi Germany and sounds way more interesting that another round with the Count...

I must disagree here I'm afraid. Frankenstein has been adapted a lot in recent years, including the exquistly faithful Hallmark film Frankenstein (http://mondo-esoterica.net/Frankenstein%202004.html) (2004). No-one has tried making a straight Dracula film in a long time - the 1992 Gary Oldman film is probably the last attempt to adapt the original story without (too) many changes.

Not that is to say that it needs re-doing, particularly not in 3-D, a lothsome prospect if ever there was one. I think Argento in his prime could have made a very good Dracula film, although with the exception of Phantom he has not done any period horror work and I think an updating of the story might have been more fitting to his talents.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 18 Jul 2010 - 00:01
Another future classic in the making.
I'd like to think so but I seriously doubt it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: DjangoLi on 18 Jul 2010 - 01:04
Just so I haven't got this wrong...

Dario Argento is remaking Dracula in 3D and it's being financed by Bruno Mattei's (RIP) former producer?

How can it possibly fail?!

 ;D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: cannibal man on 22 Jul 2010 - 23:06
Just so I haven't got this wrong...

Dario Argento is remaking Dracula in 3D and it's being financed by Bruno Mattei's (RIP) former producer?

How can it possibly fail?!

 ;D

no guarantees it will be a success mate.
if it was argento of his golden era id say it was certain to be a hit.
but he is sadly past his best,so ill wait and see.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Zarith on 23 Jul 2010 - 09:32
Dario Argento is remaking Dracula in 3D and it's being financed by Bruno Mattei's (RIP) former producer?

(http://www.ericsmit.com/temp/Moran-MOT.jpg)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 23 Jul 2010 - 10:33
Just so I haven't got this wrong...

Dario Argento is remaking Dracula in 3D and it's being financed by Bruno Mattei's (RIP) former producer?

How can it possibly fail?!

 ;D

no guarantees it will be a success mate.
if it was argento of his golden era id say it was certain to be a hit.
but he is sadly past his best,so ill wait and see.

He was being ironic.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Mojo on 23 Jul 2010 - 16:46
This poster is a masterpiece if you compare it to the "Giallo" poster for the sales of Cannes 2008... :-* :-\

 (http://www.slashfilm.com/wp/wp-content/images/gallo.png)

Oh Christ - those are two of the worst posters I have ever seen!  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Funktion on 23 Jul 2010 - 18:04
Is this still happening?
I seem to recall Argento denying he was directing this film soon after it's announcement.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 25 Jul 2010 - 18:39
Just so I haven't got this wrong...

Dario Argento is remaking Dracula in 3D and it's being financed by Bruno Mattei's (RIP) former producer?

How can it possibly fail?!

 ;D

And remember that Lamberto Bava also worked on "Tenebre" and...:


(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2101/1810310166_fbaa85d8b4.jpg?v=0)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Jay on 25 Aug 2010 - 13:39
I have been told that this is a joke that has been taken seriously...
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 25 Aug 2010 - 16:57
I have been told that this is a joke that has been taken seriously...
I reckon there is a possibility it was probably real and has been mocked so much before it has even been made it's now been made out to be a joke to save face.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: romantico on 04 Sep 2010 - 15:53
I hope this is shot on film and without computer effects . The mother of tears is ok , i just do not like the computer effects .
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: broonage on 24 Sep 2010 - 12:08
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccntw_cG9dg&feature=player_embedded
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Ben Cobb on 24 Sep 2010 - 16:47
Not even he seems that excited in the project! Yawn
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 22 Feb 2011 - 15:22
Rutger Hauer has been cast as Van Helsing.

More Info Here (http://www.empireonline.com/news/story.asp?NID=30230)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Mciver on 06 Mar 2011 - 01:42
Hauer & Argento together. All of a sudden this got even more interesting.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CJ on 23 Mar 2011 - 15:00
I still need to see Giallo! lol

You don't. Trust me, you really don't!

As for Dracula in 3D. Hmmmm. I know 3D is all the rage at the moment, but does Argento really need to resort to such gimmicks? Actually, yes, he probably does. That aside, forget 3D, Dario, and how about actually making a decent film? Come on, mate, I'm convinced that you've still got some good movies inside of you.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Funktion on 23 Mar 2011 - 20:59
Totally random post, but last night I dreamed I was present during the filming of Dracula 3D, as a guest of Argento.  :-\
Yeah, I know, the film isn't even shooting yet...
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 08 Jun 2011 - 21:16
Thomas Kretschmann, who was a great psycho in "The Stendhal Syndrome", will be "Dracula" (3D)...and of course Asia will play in the film ;D ;)

http://witchstory.altervista.org/dracula_3d.htm
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Zarith on 09 Jun 2011 - 15:58
Thomas Kretschmann, who was a great psycho in "The Stendhal Syndrome", will be "Dracula" (3D)...and of course Asia will play in the film ;D ;)

http://witchstory.altervista.org/dracula_3d.htm

Good for Asia, she'll get a little bit of cash out of it.

Apparently, Daria Nicolodi is also in it. She will play the role of Dracula's wife. A werewolf ghost, I was told...

Anyway, I'm sure you will love it.

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 09 Jun 2011 - 16:55
Does anybody here really care about this? Thought not.
Title: Re: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Jonny on 09 Jun 2011 - 18:17
Does anybody here really care about this? Thought not.

Not fussed either way to be honest. Haven't even seen GIALLO yet.
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 09 Jun 2011 - 18:28
Nor me. Can't imagine I ever will either.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 09 Jun 2011 - 18:46
Thomas Kretschmann, who was a great psycho in "The Stendhal Syndrome", will be "Dracula" (3D)...and of course Asia will play in the film ;D ;)

http://witchstory.altervista.org/dracula_3d.htm
Does Argento pay good for being a PR man I wonder?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Funktion on 09 Jun 2011 - 19:33
Does anybody here really care about this? Thought not.
While I'm not especially enamored with the concept of this latest film (probably because it's being filmed in 3D, more so than the fact it's yet another Dracula story), I'm always looking forward to any new work by Argento.

I always end up having some enjoyment out of his films. I know things aren't the same, and sometimes it's a bit hard when you compare his recent works to his old masterpieces (although I must say, IMO, Non ho sonno doesn't "shame" them at all, and I particularly liked it), but personally I stopped trying to make that comparison, and I'm just glad he is still working at his age, instead of hanging around waiting for his demise.

When I met him a few years ago, I was quite surprised by how accessible and polite he was (after all the horror stories I heard about his wild moods and inaccessibility), but more importantly, how much he still seems to love his work.
So I'm glad he gets to do what he loves, and I'm glad that his filmography is yet to be closed, unlike the body of works of most directors I like (Bava, Kurosawa, ...) which are sadly over.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 11 Jun 2011 - 21:49
Anyway, I'm sure you will love it.

hmmm...wait and see...remember that i didn't exactly love "Sleepless" or "Phantom of the Opera", my dear Zarith. :D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Bogan The Wanderer on 03 Jul 2011 - 08:41
Interesting set report from Alan Jones (click parts 2, 3 and 4 when you go to the following link).  Tovoli as DOP, a big budget, Simonetti scoring, Dario enthused about 3D, and Asia Argento posting spooky pics on Twitter.  Come on Dario, please don't fuck this one up.

http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=19759


Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 03 Jul 2011 - 14:17
Interesting set report from Alan Jones (click parts 2, 3 and 4 when you go to the following link).  Tovoli as DOP, a big budget, Simonetti scoring, Dario enthused about 3D, and Asia Argento posting spooky pics on Twitter.  Come on Dario, please don't fuck this one up.

http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news/topnews.php?id=19759




Jones always rants and raves before a new Argento. This will be shot. Trust me.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 03 Jul 2011 - 14:33
This will be shot. Trust me.

I know. They're shooting it now.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 03 Jul 2011 - 19:31
Jones always rants and raves before a new Argento.

even for "Giallo"?? ;D
I'm not so sure that this "Dracula" has a big budget..
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: Paul on 04 Jul 2011 - 10:14
This will be shot. Trust me.

I know. They're shooting it now.


I'm sure you know I meant "it will be shit".
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2011)
Post by: cannibal man on 20 Jul 2011 - 23:31
Does anybody here really care about this? Thought not.
While I'm not especially enamored with the concept of this latest film (probably because it's being filmed in 3D, more so than the fact it's yet another Dracula story), I'm always looking forward to any new work by Argento.

I always end up having some enjoyment out of his films. I know things aren't the same, and sometimes it's a bit hard when you compare his recent works to his old masterpieces (although I must say, IMO, Non ho sonno doesn't "shame" them at all, and I particularly liked it), but personally I stopped trying to make that comparison, and I'm just glad he is still working at his age, instead of hanging around waiting for his demise.

When I met him a few years ago, I was quite surprised by how accessible and polite he was (after all the horror stories I heard about his wild moods and inaccessibility), but more importantly, how much he still seems to love his work.
So I'm glad he gets to do what he loves, and I'm glad that his filmography is yet to be closed, unlike the body of works of most directors I like (Bava, Kurosawa, ...) which are sadly over.

yes it is great he still works and does what he loves.
ok so this new film might not measure up to his masterpieces deep,red,suspiriaetc but i always look forward to a new argento film.

After all i loved la terza madre mother of tears and i did not think i would.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: broonage on 21 Jul 2011 - 08:28
I'm pretty happy he is still doing films and with pretty solid actors too!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Federico on 15 Dec 2011 - 09:29
Oh my.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19d_QKyXn_o
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 15 Dec 2011 - 09:51
Oh my.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19d_QKyXn_o

That looks AWESOME!  ::)

Was that a giant praying mantis I saw at one point?  :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Federico on 15 Dec 2011 - 10:07
This deserves 3 screenshots, it's just too good  :-*

(http://img202.imageshack.us/img202/6295/schermata20111215a12022.png)
(http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/6692/schermata20111215a12025.png)
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Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: gaz1 on 15 Dec 2011 - 10:41

Well after that new trailer thats my opinion changed from not giving a damn about it it to holy moley that looks tons of fun.. awesome  :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 15 Dec 2011 - 13:32
I must say, the production values, praying mantis and unfinished effects shots aside, look a lot higher than I envisaged them to be.

Still not holding out for a return to vintage Argento form though  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 15 Dec 2011 - 19:01
Still not holding out for a return to vintage Argento form though  :-\
Me neither.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Ben Cobb on 15 Dec 2011 - 20:10
That looks AWESOME!  ::)

I must say, the production values, praying mantis and unfinished effects shots aside, look a lot higher than I envisaged them to be.

Are we watching the same trailer??!!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: gnorthcott on 15 Dec 2011 - 20:51
Oh dear
Title: Re: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 15 Dec 2011 - 21:05
That looks AWESOME!� ::)

I must say, the production values, praying mantis and unfinished effects shots aside, look a lot higher than I envisaged them to be.

Are we watching the same trailer??!!

I think I missed out adding a sarcasm smiley!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 15 Dec 2011 - 22:38
I thought it was going to sink to the low of Phantom of the Opera standards.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: drmiaow on 16 Dec 2011 - 06:36
That looks AWESOME!  ::)

I must say, the production values, praying mantis and unfinished effects shots aside, look a lot higher than I envisaged them to be.

Are we watching the same trailer??!!

It looks like fun to me. It can't be worse than GIALLO anyway... the first Argento film I've seen that I had to turn off because it was so bad.

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 16 Dec 2011 - 10:30
I thought Giallo was a giant step above Phantom of the Opera and Mother of Tears.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 16 Dec 2011 - 10:38
I thought Giallo was a giant step above Phantom of the Opera and Mother of Tears.
I've still not seen Giallo but the other two are dogshit.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 16 Dec 2011 - 12:15
I thought Giallo was a giant step above Phantom of the Opera and Mother of Tears.
I've still not seen Giallo but the other two are dogshit.

Don't get me wrong, Giallo is not a good film but it's better than those other monstrosities, IMO.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 16 Dec 2011 - 14:53
I haven't had chance to see the trailer yet, is it looking THAT bad? Like Card Player bad?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 16 Dec 2011 - 15:08
I haven't had chance to see the trailer yet, is it looking THAT bad? Like Card Player bad?

The link's on the previous page, can't you access it?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 16 Dec 2011 - 15:21
Not on the work PC Jonny, I've seen a still from the trailer over at io9. I've seen still images on the official website, I just imagine the film to sadly be the final nail in Argento's coffin, after the terrible Card Player, poor Mother Of Tears and miscast Giallo he needed a proper hit. Something that wows and dazzles international audiances, like he used to.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 16 Dec 2011 - 17:01
This will certainly wow and dazzle, but for the wrong reasons most probably.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 19 Dec 2011 - 19:20
I'm now back at home anticipating the trailer and it's been bloody removed! From those screen grabs it certainly looks pretty, erm cheap and bad. Maybe we'll all be surprised?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: cannibal man on 20 Dec 2011 - 12:04
Not on the work PC Jonny, I've seen a still from the trailer over at io9. I've seen still images on the official website, I just imagine the film to sadly be the final nail in Argento's coffin, after the terrible Card Player, poor Mother Of Tears and miscast Giallo he needed a proper hit. Something that wows and dazzles international audiances, like he used to.

i must say mother off tears was very good.
ok its not as good asdeep red or tenebrae but i feel its a worthy final chapter to the 3 mothers trilogy.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 20 Dec 2011 - 12:11
Not on the work PC Jonny, I've seen a still from the trailer over at io9. I've seen still images on the official website, I just imagine the film to sadly be the final nail in Argento's coffin, after the terrible Card Player, poor Mother Of Tears and miscast Giallo he needed a proper hit. Something that wows and dazzles international audiances, like he used to.

i must say mother off tears was very good.
ok its not as good asdeep red or tenebrae but i feel its a worthy final chapter to the 3 mothers trilogy.
I would have preferred it if he didn't make the final chapter.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 20 Dec 2011 - 12:22

i feel its a worthy final chapter to the 3 mothers trilogy.

Seriously?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: cannibal man on 20 Dec 2011 - 12:32

i feel its a worthy final chapter to the 3 mothers trilogy.

Seriously?

yes seriously mate.
one thing i really liked about it was the references made to the other mothers where they lived and how they died.
must admit the way the mother in M O T DIED WAS TERRIBLE
I THINK IT WAS BY BURNING THE RED THING SHE WAS WEARING.

it was also very gory the first death was gory.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 20 Dec 2011 - 12:39
must admit the way the mother in M O T DIED WAS TERRIBLE
I thought the whole film was terrible.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: broonage on 20 Dec 2011 - 13:05
Mother of Turds
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Johan Melle on 20 Dec 2011 - 13:22
I'm not crazy about Argento's recent output. I thought THE CARD PLAYER was pretty decent, and I've actually grown more and more fond of it on repeat viewings. I think it's actually a very nice little film. DO YOU LIKE HITCHCOCK, however, is really uninspired stuff. I don't hate MOTHER OF TEARS as much as a lot of other members here seem to do but overall I found it to be quite bad - so much so that I still haven't bothered to watch GIALLO. I was also thoroughly underwhelmed when I first heard about this DRACULA project because it just seemed like such a terrible idea. After looking at this footage, however, I've changed my mind. This looks like wicked fun! I doubt it'll be a mastepiece but it actually looks like something I might enjoy.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 20 Dec 2011 - 15:30

yes seriously mate.
one thing i really liked about it was the references made to the other mothers where they lived and how they died.
must admit the way the mother in M O T DIED WAS TERRIBLE
I THINK IT WAS BY BURNING THE RED THING SHE WAS WEARING.

it was also very gory the first death was gory.

I'm 41 years old. Gore maketh not the film for me.

But to call it a 'worthy final chapter' to SUSPIRIA and INFERNO is like saying my cock is a worthy successor to John Holmes.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 21 Dec 2011 - 07:02

yes seriously mate.
one thing i really liked about it was the references made to the other mothers where they lived and how they died.
must admit the way the mother in M O T DIED WAS TERRIBLE
I THINK IT WAS BY BURNING THE RED THING SHE WAS WEARING.

it was also very gory the first death was gory.

I'm 41 years old. Gore maketh not the film for me.

But to call it a 'worthy final chapter' to SUSPIRIA and INFERNO is like saying my cock is a worthy successor to John Holmes.

Haha.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: cannibal man on 21 Dec 2011 - 14:51

yes seriously mate.
one thing i really liked about it was the references made to the other mothers where they lived and how they died.
must admit the way the mother in M O T DIED WAS TERRIBLE
I THINK IT WAS BY BURNING THE RED THING SHE WAS WEARING.

it was also very gory the first death was gory.

I'm 41 years old. Gore maketh not the film for me.

But to call it a 'worthy final chapter' to SUSPIRIA and INFERNO is like saying my cock is a worthy successor to John Holmes.

gore is not of much importance to a film for me either.
i felt references to the other two was a big plus and i thought the music to the film was very good.
you have no c**k u are a c**k.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 21 Dec 2011 - 15:23

you have no c**k u are a c**k.

Fuck you, you illiterate cumstain.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 06 Jan 2012 - 17:51

you have no c**k u are a c**k.

Fuck you, you illiterate cumstain.
:-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Federico on 25 Jan 2012 - 16:29
Brand new teaser for this latest Dario Argento comedy:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=27C33BqPGyc
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 25 Jan 2012 - 19:04
(http://img577.imageshack.us/img577/5946/drac1.jpg) (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/577/drac1.jpg/)

Bruno Mattei would be proud!


And where's the preying mantis?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 25 Jan 2012 - 23:11
It looks better than the first "trailor" (??) at least for Tovoli's work.

And where's the preying mantis?

nowhere in the final cut, i hope! :-X
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Zarith on 29 Jan 2012 - 10:39
(http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/406195_333083220055045_232061713490530_1187966_1146011925_n.jpg)

I love this poster  ::)

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 29 Jan 2012 - 12:18
(http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/406195_333083220055045_232061713490530_1187966_1146011925_n.jpg)

I love this poster  ::)


Shocking!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 29 Jan 2012 - 13:30
Looks like something a "special" kid knocked-up after a half-day's training with photoshop.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 29 Jan 2012 - 14:59
another poster...this one isn't too bad, maybe it is the official, final poster?:

(http://www.everyeye.it/public/covers/26012012/Dracula-3D_cover.jpg)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 29 Jan 2012 - 16:10
That poster is bollocks too. You know you'll be making forgiving comments about the film when it's out too, Guillaume!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 29 Jan 2012 - 16:15
You know you'll be making forgiving comments about the film when it's out too, Guillaume!
:-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 29 Jan 2012 - 18:04
You know you'll be making forgiving comments about the film when it's out too, Guillaume!

maybe, maybe not...you should remember that i still don't forgive "Phantom of the opera" or "Sleepless"...despite their (few) virtues!! ;D ;D :D

PS: happy new year to everyone here, with or without 3D! ;)

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 29 Jan 2012 - 20:48
Happy new year to you too!

All the best, mate.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 17 May 2012 - 14:19
Dracula 3D Official Trailer #1 (2012) - Dario Argento, Rutger Hauer Move HD (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfzwSfDXnAE#ws)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 17 May 2012 - 15:11
Looks like a right load of shit  ;D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 17 May 2012 - 15:45
Isn't this supposed to be premiering at Cannes this year? From that trailer I expect it to be another straight to dvd release, why do film makers insist on using CGI so much when it rarely ever works.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Zarith on 17 May 2012 - 19:45
Isn't this supposed to be premiering at Cannes this year?

Any film can premiere at Cannes. Unlike many other film festival, Cannes is also a movie market. Outside the official competition, thousands of movies are presented to potential distributor, including pathetic DTV.

why do film makers insist on using CGI so much when it rarely ever works.

To be honest I don't think that for this specific film, physical effects would have been better.

Dario Argento always struggles with visual effects. The effects in Mother of Tears, whether physical or CG, were atrocious. Unlike John Carpenter or Ridley Scott, Argento simply doesn't know how to shoot a composite sequence. It requires a lot of experience to get it right. It must be subtle, it must be clever. Lighting, camera movements and atmospheric effects are as important as the effect itself.

In this trailer all the visual effects look cheap, not because they are particularly mediocre but because they are badly exposed. With a bit of smoke, less demonstrative camera angle, a more contrasted lighting and a sharper cut, they would look much better.

Argento insist too much on the effects. It was a trend in the late 70ies and early 80ies, it seems he could never get rid of it. After 40 years, he never learned the diversion technique (To perform a trick, a diversion is always necessary - be it a counteract, a masking element, another effect, etc...).
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 17 May 2012 - 20:01
Have to agree with Zarith, I just don't understand how a film maker can't think ahead and disguise shit effects work with tried and tested film making tricks used so well by other people with much tinier budgets. I'm confident I could have done that owl effect better with stock footage and a real stuffed owl.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 17 May 2012 - 21:25
Come on people, what are we really expecting here? The people who produced this film are the same people who cheered on (the late...) Bruno Mattei and (probably) told him all his films were masterpieces...

Quality control left the building before the film started shooting.

As always, the dialogue will sound forced and pathetic - the CGI is abysmal (as pointed out above) and the whole thing will sink faster than the Titanic.

But there IS hope!

Why?

Two words: Preying Mantis!

Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 17 May 2012 - 21:30
Come on people, what are we really expecting here? The people who produced this film are the same people who cheered on (the late...) Bruno Mattei and (probably) told him all his films were masterpieces...

Quality control left the building before the film started shooting.

As always, the dialogue will sound forced and pathetic - the CGI is abysmal (as pointed out above) and the whole thing will sink faster than the Titanic.

But there IS hope!

Why?

Two words: Preying Mantis!

Damn straight! I can't wait to see that!

I'd love to see this in 3D but I very much doubt I'll get the chance unless I find someone who has a HD 3D setup in their home for the inevitable 3D blu-ray
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 18 May 2012 - 08:26
Do you honestly think it'll get a 3D Blu Ray release?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 18 May 2012 - 09:40
Do you honestly think it'll get a 3D Blu Ray release?

Yes.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 18 May 2012 - 12:48
A nice punchy answer there, sir!  :-\

I only saw the second trailer the day before yesterday - it's such a fucking bore. The dialogue, the production design, the music used throughout, just seems like any number of gothic horror films that were churned out in wake of BRAM'S STOKER'S DRACULA (a film I do like, I must admit). I said it the other day and I'll say it again, there's absolutely nothing this new version, preying mantis aside, that we've not seen before and it seems its only reason for getting made is that it is shot in 3D.

Remember when Dario discovered CGI? Those terrible bits in the otherwise very underrated STENDHAL SYNDROME? Judging by some of the shots seen in the DRACULA trailer it looks like he's run amok and I think anyone who does get to see this in 3D will be nursing a colossal headache for a long time after!

I want to be proved wrong but I think this could be his biggest, smelliest pile of shit yet.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Mojo on 18 May 2012 - 17:15
I'm only looking forward to it 'cos Asia's in it  :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: gnorthcott on 18 May 2012 - 18:59
Come on people, what are we really expecting here? The people who produced this film are the same people who cheered on (the late...) Bruno Mattei and (probably) told him all his films were masterpieces...


Mattei is my favourite film maker  :-[
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 18 May 2012 - 19:31
Come on people, what are we really expecting here? The people who produced this film are the same people who cheered on (the late...) Bruno Mattei and (probably) told him all his films were masterpieces...


Mattei is my favourite film maker  :-[

I'm also a great admirer of Mattei - he was an expert at making cheap exploitation movies - I mean, who else could be making cheap zombie and cannibal films in Italy right up to his dying days, and well after the Italian film industry had collapsed in on itself? Only Bruno!

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 19 May 2012 - 14:08
Unlike John Carpenter, Argento simply doesn't know how to shoot a composite sequence.

There were some really weak visual effects in "Escape from LA" and "Ghosts of Mars", and both were rather big budgets movies.
CGI are often problematic in low, average or big budget movies, it will always have a "fake" feel, unless you use them like Cameron or Spielberg, of course! ;)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 19 May 2012 - 14:13
I was wondering when you were going to appear  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 19 May 2012 - 14:17
I was wondering when you were going to appear  :-\

 :-\ :-\ :-\


Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: MarcMorris on 20 May 2012 - 22:37
The Hollywood Reporter review: Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D: Cannes Review (http://"http://www.hollywoodreporter.com//review/dario-argento-dracula-3d-cannes-326991")
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 21 May 2012 - 07:43
Confirms what most of us had feared already. At least the mantis made the final cut.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 21 May 2012 - 13:25
However a BBC reporter has called it 'fun'. I'm really not sure about this, I tried to be positive about Mother Of Tears before and after seeing it but I think I'll struggle with this.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 21 May 2012 - 21:17
However a BBC reporter has called it 'fun'.

According to early reviews and  friends who have now seen the film,  many complained that it was boring, talky, cheesy (praying mantis!  :)but others said that the film was an enjoyable tribute to old Hammer/Bava/Freda movies...
Positive comments about Tovoli's cinematography and the use of 3D, less positive comments for the CGI effects..
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 22 May 2012 - 05:10
However a BBC reporter has called it 'fun'.

According to early reviews and  friends who have now seen the film,  many complained that it was boring, talky, cheesy (praying mantis!  :)but others said that the film was an enjoyable tribute to old Hammer/Bava/Freda movies...
Positive comments about Tovoli's cinematography and the use of 3D, less positive comments for the CGI effects..

Alan Jones tweeted the Hammer/Freda reference but then also mentioned his review wouldn't be available until his updated Profondo Argento book comes out in August...
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 22 May 2012 - 08:01
It's not a surprise that such a reference would have come from him, tbh. He was hardly going to bash anything of Argento's in public. This, after all, is the guy who purports to like PHANTOM OF THE OPERA  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 22 May 2012 - 08:59
There's another review here:

http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117947598/ (http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117947598/)

"...to remind viewers that "Dario Argento's Dracula" is indeed a comedy."

Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 22 May 2012 - 09:05
Alan Jones tweeted the Hammer/Freda reference

He's not the only one...:

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/05/21/cannes-horror-stalks-the-croisette/ (http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/05/21/cannes-horror-stalks-the-croisette/)

http://www.dagospia.com/rubrica-2/media_e_tv/la-cannes-dei-giusti-fortunatamente-avevo-messo-abbastanza-aglio-nelle-pallottole-la-battuta-pi-39180.htm (http://www.dagospia.com/rubrica-2/media_e_tv/la-cannes-dei-giusti-fortunatamente-avevo-messo-abbastanza-aglio-nelle-pallottole-la-battuta-pi-39180.htm)

"The first feeling is the one of a great come back to our horror cinema from the 60's:
Pupillo, Mastrocinque, Margheriti, and obviously il maestro Bava."

About Alan Jones, i don't know...interesting reviewer, even if we don't share all the time the same Argento tastes (he likes very much "Sleepless" but doesn't like "Phenomena" or "Stendhal")
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 22 May 2012 - 09:09
Alan Jones tweeted the Hammer/Freda reference

He's not the only one...:

http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/05/21/cannes-horror-stalks-the-croisette/ (http://insidemovies.ew.com/2012/05/21/cannes-horror-stalks-the-croisette/)

http://www.dagospia.com/rubrica-2/media_e_tv/la-cannes-dei-giusti-fortunatamente-avevo-messo-abbastanza-aglio-nelle-pallottole-la-battuta-pi-39180.htm (http://www.dagospia.com/rubrica-2/media_e_tv/la-cannes-dei-giusti-fortunatamente-avevo-messo-abbastanza-aglio-nelle-pallottole-la-battuta-pi-39180.htm)


What's the chances they all follow each other on Twitter and are just re-hashing each others thoughts?  :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 29 May 2012 - 20:35
At least the mantis made the final cut.

A very short scene...a WTF bit for sure but fun to watch, the "Drac-wolf"  is IMO more grating, think of Stivaletti's "3 Volti dell terrore"..
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 30 May 2012 - 07:18
Please. Stop. Now.

Merci beacoup.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 30 May 2012 - 11:39
You speak french Paul?
Comment ça va? Le film sort quand en Angleterre? :D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 30 May 2012 - 12:49
Je ne parle un peu français et je suis très, très rouillé. Je n'ai aucune idée quand fest Argento dernière merde sera excrété dans le public sans méfiance britannique. N'ont aucune idée de si oui ou non un distributeur britannique a ramassé.

Or...

I only speak a little French and am very, very rusty. I have no idea when Argento's latest merde fest will be excreted upon the unsuspecting British public. Have no idea whether or not any British distributor has picked it up.  :-X
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 30 May 2012 - 12:53
I have no idea when Argento's latest merde fest will be excreted upon the unsuspecting British public.
:-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 30 May 2012 - 14:48
I have no idea when Argento's latest merde fest will be excreted upon the unsuspecting British public. Have no idea whether or not any British distributor has picked it up.  :-X

Fright "merde" Fest is coming soon upon the unsuspecting British public...c'est vrai que les anglais n'ont pas mis de sous dans la prod du film, contrairement aux français! ;D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 02 Jul 2012 - 22:43
Here's another (http://www.filmschoolrejects.com/reviews/cannes-review-dario-argento-dracula-3d-sgall.php) unfavourable review



Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 03 Jul 2012 - 09:10
Oh dear it really isn't looking too good for old Drac 3D is it? I notice how rather alot of the reviews mention the bad dubbing, which as Euro Cult fans were used to it's part of the terroritry. The problem is a two pronged affair -
1 - In this day and age do films really need dubbing, why not subtitles?
2 - Bad / miss matched dubbing artists, I haven't got over the terrible dubbing on The Card Player yet, why not just have Italian actors dub there own parts in badly spoken English? It'd be much more honest. From watching The Card Player you'd be lead to believe that the whole of the Italian police force is American.

I do wonder what companies have picked up Dracula 3D, given how long Giallo took to come out on DVD in UK I wouldn't expect it anytime soon. Is Dracula 3D getting a release in Italy?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 03 Jul 2012 - 09:58
Oh dear it really isn't looking too good for old Drac 3D is it? I notice how rather alot of the reviews mention the bad dubbing, which as Euro Cult fans were used to it's part of the terroritry. The problem is a two pronged affair -
1 - In this day and age do films really need dubbing, why not subtitles?
2 - Bad / miss matched dubbing artists, I haven't got over the terrible dubbing on The Card Player yet, why not just have Italian actors dub there own parts in badly spoken English? It'd be much more honest. From watching The Card Player you'd be lead to believe that the whole of the Italian police force is American.

I do wonder what companies have picked up Dracula 3D, given how long Giallo took to come out on DVD in UK I wouldn't expect it anytime soon. Is Dracula 3D getting a release in Italy?

I've been wondering the same thing... So far, I think all of his films have had (at least) a small theatrical run here in Italy, but I'm not seeing any posters or adverts....  If it does get released, I suspect it would be later in the year - after the summer is over - so probably around October or November.

Has the film been picked up for any international territories? I would've thought a Japanese release might be possible, they tend to go crazy for his films.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Zarith on 03 Jul 2012 - 12:45
I notice how rather alot of the reviews mention the bad dubbing, which as Euro Cult fans were used to it's part of the terroritry. The problem is a two pronged affair -
1 - In this day and age do films really need dubbing, why not subtitles?
2 - Bad / miss matched dubbing artists, I haven't got over the terrible dubbing on The Card Player yet, why not just have Italian actors dub there own parts in badly spoken English? It'd be much more honest. From watching The Card Player you'd be lead to believe that the whole of the Italian police force is American.

If I can answer your questions...

1 - Subtitles wouldn't help, simply because there is no original voice recording. Dario Argento's movie are always dubbed. The Italian voice track often sounds as weird as the English track.

If you're good at lip reading, you'll notice that most Argento movies were original made for an English audience. The actors obviously spoke English (or pretended to) on set. Italian was rarely the shooting language. To make it even more complicated, Argento always uses an international cast: American, German, French,... It would be impossible to make these actors speak perfectly one language or another. Some cannot speak a word of Italian (Mimsy Farmer, Jessica Harper, Adrian Brody, etc...), others have an atrocious accent in English (most Italian and French actors).

Using alternative voice artists in post production is a necessity. There is no way to avoid it.

2 - This problem is not specific to Argento movies, or Italian movies in general. Dubbing is most of the time awful. Actors rarely get a voice matching their facial feature, their age, their expressions, their social condition... The worse I've seen is the English and French dubbing of Korean movies. It's painful to watch. Koreans have a very dynamic language, with fast accelerations and strong modulations. They always sound like they are screaming or moaning. It is extremely difficult to replace a Korean voice by an occidental Latin or Germanic voice, typically low pitched and monotonous. It rarely, if ever, works.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 03 Jul 2012 - 12:46
I notice how rather alot of the reviews mention the bad dubbing

The slightly lack of focus in the screenplay and the not so tight pace are more problematic than the film's dubbing, in my opinion.

I haven't got over the terrible dubbing on The Card Player yet, why not just have Italian actors dub there own parts in badly spoken English? It'd be much more honest. From watching The Card Player you'd be lead to believe that the whole of the Italian police force is American.

I don't know how the italian track sounds but at least for the english track you have Miss Rocca and Liam Cunningham's voices...when the leads are english, american or irish (Jennifer Connelly, Donald Pleasance, Christopher Rydell, Max Von Sydow, James Franciscus, etc) , i go for the english track, when most of the actors are italian, the italian track.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: pricey on 21 Jul 2012 - 08:54
Someone needs to put a fucking Super Injunction on Argento's films post Stendhal Syndrome!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: gnorthcott on 21 Jul 2012 - 09:43
I actually really like both 'card player' and 'sleepless', the ones i really hate are 'phantom of the opera' and 'opera'.I know a lot of people love opera but i just cant enjoy that one.

How many of you have actually seen dracula 3d now? and is the general opinion still a very low one?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 21 Jul 2012 - 09:59

How many of you have actually seen dracula 3d now? and is the general opinion still a very low one?

I'm not going to bother seeing it. I haven't seen GIALLO either. Life's too short.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: pricey on 21 Jul 2012 - 17:19

How many of you have actually seen dracula 3d now? and is the general opinion still a very low one?

I'm not going to bother seeing it. I haven't seen GIALLO either. Life's too short.
Giallo is the worst Argento film by miles, and thats saying something, It makes you wish you were watching 'Phantom of the Opera'!
As for Dracula 3D, I doubt it will get much of a release anywhere, especially not in 3D. Its hardly Avatar.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Zarith on 21 Jul 2012 - 18:44

How many of you have actually seen dracula 3d now? and is the general opinion still a very low one?

I'm not going to bother seeing it. I haven't seen GIALLO either. Life's too short.

Same here.

I will not allow him to piss in my eyes any further.
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 21 Jul 2012 - 18:55
Someone needs to put a fucking Super Injunction on Argento's films post Stendhal Syndrome!

Haha!
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: the blob on 21 Jul 2012 - 21:20
Despite the occassional masochistic urge, I've refused to watch anything after Jenifer. With all the rape-fest films in my collection, it's the only DVD my wife thought was so shit and never ever wanted to see again and I had to agree.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: cannibal man on 22 Jul 2012 - 22:51


Hi mate.
i must say i thought mother of tears was very good.
this is the only argento film ive seem since terror at the opera.

we all have our own opinion.





How many of you have actually seen dracula 3d now? and is the general opinion still a very low one?

I'm not going to bother seeing it. I haven't seen GIALLO either. Life's too short.
Giallo is the worst Argento film by miles, and thats saying something, It makes you wish you were watching 'Phantom of the Opera'!
As for Dracula 3D, I doubt it will get much of a release anywhere, especially not in 3D. Its hardly Avatar.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 23 Jul 2012 - 00:12

Hi mate.
i must say i thought mother of tears was very good.

I only know of two people who claim to like it, yourself and Bigandya (Who loves this but hates Cat O'nine Tails  :-* ), two people with a taste that no other could possibly understand.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 25 Jul 2012 - 12:11
I actually really like both 'card player' and 'sleepless'

"Il Cartaio" is Argento's theatrical movie i like the most since "The Stendhal Syndrome" IMO, it has a tight pace, a great lead performance from Stefania Rocca,Benoit Debie's sharp cinematography and some nice set-pieces...i don't like too much "Sleepless" save for Goblin's powerful soundtrack,  this stunning carpet shot and the famous opening scene.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: pricey on 28 Jul 2012 - 13:30
Hence your forum name.

Are you Argento's publicist?
If you're not already, you should look into the job. Anyone who can sit through the whole of 'The Card Player' without falling asleep deserves to be paid.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 28 Jul 2012 - 22:39
Are you Argento's publicist?
He's to Argento what bdc is to Code Red  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 29 Jul 2012 - 08:29
Are you Argento's publicist?

ok, i admit it...i'm Alan Jones. :D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 28 Aug 2012 - 11:15
Is it just me or is it odd that Dragula 3D wasn't shown at FrightFest? Surely it would have been on the organisers list, a new movie from the legend that is Argento?
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 28 Aug 2012 - 11:25
It's not odd, the film is supposed to be fucking awful. Would have been an anticlimax to show the film AND have Argento there as guest of honour.

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: medway garage on 28 Aug 2012 - 18:37

Hi mate.
i must say i thought mother of tears was very good.

I only know of two people who claim to like it, yourself and Bigandya (Who loves this but hates Cat O'nine Tails  :-* ), two people with a taste that no other could possibly understand.

Funnily enough, i watched 'Mother of Tears' again last night, and you're right still a stinker,i did also watch 'Sleepless' for the first time in ages which i really enjoyed !
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 28 Aug 2012 - 19:38
Sleepless is okay but it's not as good when watching second time around.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: pricey on 30 Aug 2012 - 09:49
Sleepless starts out great. The scene on the train etc. Then it rapidly runs out of steam -  :D
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 30 Aug 2012 - 11:44
Sleepless is okay but it's not as good when watching second time around.

Funny how so many people think that.
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Zarith on 30 Aug 2012 - 12:05
Sleepless is okay but it's not as good when watching second time around.

Funny how so many people think that.

I have always a flip flop attitude towards Argento. It seems I cannot reach a conclusion. I loved Opera and Stendahl, I hate them now. I though Il Gatto... was boring when I first saw it, it's now one of favorite. It's really strange. He's the only director that puts me in this kind schizophrenic state...

Even during a movie, say Tenebre, I have mixed feelings... There's always a few moments when my opinion changes radically. I scream "masterpiece" when I see the doberman sequence, but I'm embarrassed when I see the old man on his bike (Going on bicycle to the JFK airport!? in the traffic? What for ???) or when I have to endure Daria Nicodoli hysterical acting (that girl gets on my nerves).

There's only one film that I can rate without any problem: La Terza Mama. Pure crap  :-\
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 31 Aug 2012 - 13:06
It's not odd, the film is supposed to be fucking awful.

The film is far from being as awful as the video clip/end credits song, though  :D ;D:

Kiss Me Dracula - Simonetti Project (Official Video) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmavqAZ5LKk#ws)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Ben Cobb on 31 Aug 2012 - 13:20
Wow!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 31 Aug 2012 - 16:53
It's not odd, the film is supposed to be fucking awful.

The film is far from being as awful as the video clip/end credits song, though  :D ;D :

Kiss Me Dracula - Simonetti Project (Official Video) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmavqAZ5LKk#ws)


Good lord! ;)



Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 31 Aug 2012 - 16:58
Craptacular! Italy's entry to next year's Eurovision song contest.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Loukol on 31 Aug 2012 - 17:18
This film looks like crap but i can't wait for it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 31 Aug 2012 - 22:20
Craptacular! Italy's entry to next year's Eurovision song contest.
Not even good enough for that!
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: andydn on 01 Sep 2012 - 21:24
This film looks like crap but i can't wait for it.
I ditto that
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 02 Sep 2012 - 16:18
This film looks like crap but i can't wait for it.
I ditto that

Are you masochists or what? You should try sadism for a change. We have much more fun.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 02 Sep 2012 - 16:34
Has any country actually picked this film up for distribution?

No sign of it opening here in Italy... yet.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 02 Sep 2012 - 18:20
I won't be rushing to watch it. It looks an absolute stinker!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 02 Sep 2012 - 21:11
Has any country actually picked this film up for distribution?

France...i saw the film at a preview screening back in May, last word for the french theatrical release is early 2013.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 08 Nov 2012 - 18:41
Some clips from what looks like a complete waste of a film...
http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news/170896-watch-two-clips-from-dario-argentos-dracula-3d (http://www.shocktillyoudrop.com/news/170896-watch-two-clips-from-dario-argentos-dracula-3d)
I've seen porn films with better production values!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: George White on 12 Nov 2012 - 12:25
it looks awful not as bad as this tho
APAC web clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJ0pMsIArOg#ws)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 03 Jan 2013 - 21:49
Another trailer but this time the Spanish version...
http://youtu.be/Gb1G6IkgbMM (http://youtu.be/Gb1G6IkgbMM)
Oddly enough this could be rather fun in Spanish as the English dub sounds terrible from the previous trailers. I do wonder when the film will start to appear on DVD and Blu, the rights holders must know it's a stinker by now?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 04 Jan 2013 - 07:51
It actually plays better with no sound!  ;D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Petri on 04 Jan 2013 - 10:58
The trailer looks absolutely horrible. It's a shame that Argento has lost his touch somewhere in the 90's. He made so many good movies in the 70's so there is no denying that the man got talent.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 04 Jan 2013 - 14:23
The trailer looks absolutely horrible. It's a shame that Argento has lost his touch somewhere in the 90's. He made so many good movies in the 70's so there is no denying that the man got talent.
oh really? i thought the common conception was that all of his movies sucked ass.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 04 Jan 2013 - 15:44
We're not big on sarcasm round here, sonny.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 04 Jan 2013 - 15:55
We're not big on sarcasm round here, sonny.

He's right - the bottom line is anything Dario made in the 60's, 70's and 80's is complete tosh while his later films are modern day masterpieces, comparable to the works of Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Kubrick and Ford. In fact, his films are better because none of those so called masters ever thought to include an 8 foot preying mantis in ANY of their films.

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 04 Jan 2013 - 16:00
We're not big on sarcasm round here, sonny.

He's right - the bottom line is anything Dario made in the 60's, 70's and 80's is complete tosh while his later films are modern day masterpieces, comparable to the works of Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Kubrick and Ford. In fact, his films are better because none of those so called masters ever thought to include an 8 foot preying mantis in ANY of their films.


I think any film would be better with the addition of snarling goth chicks at train stations.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 04 Jan 2013 - 16:02
I think any film would be better with the addition of snarling goth chicks at train stations.

(http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_UI0QUQnKXKk/STILGSlVutI/AAAAAAAAATE/U2gjyYGD7Iw/s400/mother-tears-third-movie-44.jpg)

 ;)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 04 Jan 2013 - 16:03
We're not big on sarcasm round here, sonny.
'we'
'sonny'

(http://i.imgur.com/vFlOQ.gif)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 04 Jan 2013 - 16:21
It's the Royal 'we'.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 04 Jan 2013 - 17:04
You lot can 'handbang' til the cows come home. That film looks shite!  :-*
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 04 Jan 2013 - 18:05
You lot can 'handbang' til the cows come home. That film looks shite!  :-*

Agreed!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: the blob on 04 Jan 2013 - 18:12
Bet Rutger Hauer is fucked off he got written out of Batman so early. Could have been milking it doing The Dark Knight Rises instead of this shit.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 04 Jan 2013 - 20:23
That film looks shite!  :-*
Dogshit
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: smileysmile18 on 09 Jan 2013 - 19:44
If anyone cares, the soundtrack is on Itunes. Heavy use of a theramin suggests a tongue in cheek approach. Hopefully.....
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 18 Jan 2013 - 11:43
3D Blu-ray due out in Italy 27 March...

http://thrauma.it/dettaglio.php?dettaglio=dvd&id=51182 (http://thrauma.it/dettaglio.php?dettaglio=dvd&id=51182)

(http://thrauma.it/cataloghi/dvd/image_high/BD252650.jpg)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Russell22 on 18 Jan 2013 - 11:47
I don't know if i can stomach anymore Argento disappointments. The title explains all i need to know about this shitfest. How low can Argento sink now? Such a shame.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 18 Jan 2013 - 12:46
Well the next logical step is add hardcore sex scenes!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: aerodynamics on 18 Jan 2013 - 16:12
Maybe he should try his hand at comedy horror; something along the lines of the Fearless Vampire Killers.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 18 Jan 2013 - 16:46
Maybe he should try his hand at comedy horror; something along the lines of the Fearless Vampire Killers.
Maybe he should try his hand at a new hobby and retire from directing films.
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 18 Jan 2013 - 18:35
I'm sure he must get more satisfaction from having a dump these days.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 18 Jan 2013 - 18:42
When I get my 50" plasma I'm going to buy this Blu-ray and watch it in 3D.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 18 Jan 2013 - 18:54
When I get my 50" plasma I'm going to buy this Blu-ray and watch it in 3D.
What's the alternative? Sticking hot needles under your nails or possibly a pineapple up the arse?
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 18 Jan 2013 - 19:30
When I get my 50" plasma I'm going to buy this Blu-ray and watch it in 3D.
What's the alternative? Sticking hot needles under your nails or possibly a pineapple up the arse?

I dunno, I'm looking forward to the experience! 50" of hi def 3D trash! Can't wait!
Title: Re: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Loukol on 18 Jan 2013 - 20:09
When I get my 50" plasma I'm going to buy this Blu-ray and watch it in 3D.
What's the alternative? Sticking hot needles under your nails or possibly a pineapple up the arse?

I dunno, I'm looking forward to the experience! 50" of hi def 3D trash! Can't wait!



That's exactly how I feel.
I just got a 3D Panny and can't wait for something I'll at least watch in 3D.
I'm not expecting SUSPIRIA.
Title: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 19 Jan 2013 - 10:46
When I get my 50" plasma I'm going to buy this Blu-ray and watch it in 3D.
What's the alternative? Sticking hot needles under your nails or possibly a pineapple up the arse?

I dunno, I'm looking forward to the experience! 50" of hi def 3D trash! Can't wait!



That's exactly how I feel.
I just got a 3D Panny and can't wait for something I'll at least watch in 3D.
I'm not expecting SUSPIRIA.

I wouldn't expect Mother if Tears, either!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 19 Jan 2013 - 12:26
When I get my 50" plasma I'm going to buy this Blu-ray and watch it in 3D.
What's the alternative? Sticking hot needles under your nails or possibly a pineapple up the arse?

I dunno, I'm looking forward to the experience! 50" of hi def 3D trash! Can't wait!



That's exactly how I feel.
I just got a 3D Panny and can't wait for something I'll at least watch in 3D.
I'm not expecting SUSPIRIA.

I wouldn't expect Mother if Tears, either!
Mother of piss is probably a modern day masterpiece compared.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Loukol on 19 Jan 2013 - 18:23
I don't mind MOT.

I think it boils down to expectations.
I would blind buy D3D even if Argento had nothing to do with it as Goth+3D=my cash (for now.)
Of course I might change this stance once I watch D3D.


Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 29 Mar 2013 - 08:23
Dracula 3D is now available at your international torrent site. I will however wait for the BD -since I have all his movies- and to make the collection complete, I need to get this one as well.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 29 Mar 2013 - 13:38
I will however wait for the BD
Isn't the Italian one out? If not at least pre-order, I saw it on eBay the other day but even though it was Blu a DVD was pictured.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 29 Mar 2013 - 13:56
I will however wait for the BD
Isn't the Italian one out? If not at least pre-order, I saw it on eBay the other day but even though it was Blu a DVD was pictured.
Yes it is. I think the available rips online are from that one. I saw it on an italian site earlier, and it's in fact a BD, even though a DVD should be available now or soon anyway, I reckon.

But anyway, I will wait until there's an English or German release. Or even a Dutch one! The italian one costs like 20 euros (but this includes a 3D BD and a normal one) and then a lot of shipping. I can wait 'a while' until I see this movie, as you can imagine.  :D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 30 Mar 2013 - 13:02
Haha, the uploaded torrent (or at least one of them) leads to the 3D video of the BD. I tried to create 3D by crossing my eyes.  ;D Sorry though, Dario, I'm not going to buy a 3D TV and 3D BD-player just so I can watch the movie the way it was intended. It's too shitty for that.  :-\

That whole 3D thing is a hype that will probably blow over soon anyway.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 20 Apr 2013 - 17:18
Does anyone know if this movie plays in a theatre in 3D in Europe anywhere? I think I will go to Switzerland next week. Basel. So Switzerland would be cool, but Liechtenstein, Germany, Luxemburg, Belgium and even Austria or even France (but I don't really think so, if it's in French with no subtitles) might be fine too!

I was in a store in my city Nijmegen watching some cartoon on 3D-tv today (first time I saw 3D tv!) with those glasses, and I mentioned Dracula 3D to the seller, and realised I need to watch this in 3D. So I can just see it like its meant to be once, and then buy the 2D BD sometime in the future when its like 5 euros.  :-\ :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 20 Apr 2013 - 18:00
Does anyone know if this movie plays in a theatre in 3D in Europe anywhere? I think I will go to Switzerland next week. Basel. So Switzerland would be cool, but Liechtenstein, Germany, Luxemburg, Belgium and even Austria or even France (but I don't really think so, if it's in French with no subtitles) might be fine too!

I was in a store in my city Nijmegen watching some cartoon on 3D-tv today (first time I saw 3D tv!) with those glasses, and I mentioned Dracula 3D to the seller, and realised I need to watch this in 3D. So I can just see it like its meant to be once, and then buy the 2D BD sometime in the future when its like 5 euros.  :-\ :-*

It did play in Italian cinemas for about a week - I honestly have no idea if it played in 3D but I'm guessing it did.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 20 Apr 2013 - 21:29
It played in France in 3D, forum member CardPlayer4 saw it there last year.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Russell22 on 20 Apr 2013 - 22:12
Any word on a UK DVD release for this ?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 20 Apr 2013 - 22:48
I'm surprised Cardplayer4 hasn't made an appearance.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 21 Apr 2013 - 15:57
Does anyone know if this movie plays in a theatre in 3D in Europe anywhere? I think I will go to Switzerland next week. Basel. So Switzerland would be cool, but Liechtenstein, Germany, Luxemburg, Belgium and even Austria or even France (but I don't really think so, if it's in French with no subtitles) might be fine too!

I was in a store in my city Nijmegen watching some cartoon on 3D-tv today (first time I saw 3D tv!) with those glasses, and I mentioned Dracula 3D to the seller, and realised I need to watch this in 3D. So I can just see it like its meant to be once, and then buy the 2D BD sometime in the future when its like 5 euros.  :-\ :-*

It did play in Italian cinemas for about a week - I honestly have no idea if it played in 3D but I'm guessing it did.

Yeah you'd think at least that. But I'm guessing I'm out of luck i.e. the 'moron' (no disrespect) only did it to get on the 3D-tv bandwagon to make a quick buck. He doesn't care or simply found no cinemas in Europe are interested in it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 21 Apr 2013 - 17:14
I'm surprised Cardplayer4 hasn't made an appearance.

He was saying good things about it on Facebook.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 23 Apr 2013 - 10:10
I'm surprised Cardplayer4 hasn't made an appearance.

 ;)


It played in France in 3D, forum member CardPlayer4 saw it there last year.

There was a preview screening in Paris last year, indeed, at the MK2 Bibliothèque, a few days after the Cannes Festival screening..

Does anyone know if this movie plays in a theatre in 3D in Europe anywhere? I think I will go to Switzerland next week. Basel. So Switzerland would be cool, but Liechtenstein, Germany, Luxemburg, Belgium and even Austria or even France (but I don't really think so, if it's in French with no subtitles) might be fine too!

You should look for the NIFFF festival in Switzerland , maybe they will screen it there in July?...there was a 3D screening a few days ago at the Brussels Festival.

Reviews of the italian Blu Ray:

http://www.avmaniacs.com/blog/2013/new-reviews/troy-howarth/dario-argentos-dracula-3d-blu-ray-review/ (http://www.avmaniacs.com/blog/2013/new-reviews/troy-howarth/dario-argentos-dracula-3d-blu-ray-review/)

http://www.mondo-digital.com/dariodrac.html (http://www.mondo-digital.com/dariodrac.html)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 23 Apr 2013 - 14:09
I'm surprised Cardplayer4 hasn't made an appearance.

 ;)


It played in France in 3D, forum member CardPlayer4 saw it there last year.

There was a preview screening in Paris last year, indeed, at the MK2 Bibliothèque, a few days after the Cannes Festival screening..

Does anyone know if this movie plays in a theatre in 3D in Europe anywhere? I think I will go to Switzerland next week. Basel. So Switzerland would be cool, but Liechtenstein, Germany, Luxemburg, Belgium and even Austria or even France (but I don't really think so, if it's in French with no subtitles) might be fine too!

You should look for the NIFFF festival in Switzerland , maybe they will screen it there in July?...there was a 3D screening a few days ago at the Brussels Festival.

Reviews of the italian Blu Ray:

http://www.avmaniacs.com/blog/2013/new-reviews/troy-howarth/dario-argentos-dracula-3d-blu-ray-review/ (http://www.avmaniacs.com/blog/2013/new-reviews/troy-howarth/dario-argentos-dracula-3d-blu-ray-review/)

http://www.mondo-digital.com/dariodrac.html (http://www.mondo-digital.com/dariodrac.html)
Thanks for the tip! But I'm going there pretty soon (Switzerland). Oh well, it might look OK but was it really necessary? The guy needs to come up with something good. Why doesnt he just make another 70's style giallo with some modern influences?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 23 Apr 2013 - 14:15
Why doesnt he just make another 70's style giallo with some modern influences?

"Il Cartaio" was an attempt at this IMO, an update of the old school giallo.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 04 May 2013 - 16:36
http://www.bloodbuster.com/index.php?idlingua=2&pageid=dettagli2&idprodotto=9430 (http://www.bloodbuster.com/index.php?idlingua=2&pageid=dettagli2&idprodotto=9430)

lol  :(
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 14 May 2013 - 12:33
Watched it in 2D last night. It wasn't as bad as I expected. The English dub is absolutely bottom of the barrel for the most part and it's too brightly lit at times, though this would be a necessity to make it watchable in polarised 3D.

The CG effects are really ropey and for the most part unnecessary IMHO, practical effects could have been used with better results.

Some nice boobs though and a laughable sex scene where a guy is thrusting between the legs of a naked supermodel, his pumping arse is about a foot and a half away from her crotch and I don't believe for a second that his cock was long enough to be inside her from that distance...

The Scooby Doo music was diabolical.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 14 May 2013 - 22:15
You're right, Jonny, it's nowhere near as bad as we suspected but it is, preying mantis scene aside, the epitome of mediocrity. Most of the leads were either miscast (the usually decent Kretchmann serves as a charisma-free Count), inept (the guy playing Harker is piss-poor) or in the case of Rutger Hauer sleepwalking through his scenes. Like you say, the dubbing is particularly bad too and the music is fucking atrocious. When it's not playing like a parody of gothic horror it sounds no better than the sort of lacklustre score that accompanied most TV movies during the 1990s.

There's absolutely nothing in the film that suggested it was the work of Argento.

But on a plus side, you're right about those tits. Mighty fine they are too.

The Italian Blu-ray looks okay, there's no lossless audio mix in either language, just regular DD5.1.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 19 Aug 2013 - 19:14
I bought this cheapish of Amazon the other week and watched it on Thursday night. While watching I made a few mental notes -
Awful opening titles - porn films are of better quality
Dreadful scrore - bloody thermin
What's with the Lighting / grading?
Asia please put your clothes back on
How do Mina and Lucy even know each other?
If Dracula can just appear why bother with the wolf, flies and praying mantis?
Bad wigs made obvious by the HD cameras
Closing credits song that would be embarissing for even Eurovision
Dario please stop with the cgi, the praying mantis is actually ok it was the background cgi at the train station that was dreadful
Sound mix is too low
Asia, Tomas, Rutgar and a few others seem to dub their own parts.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: broonage on 20 Aug 2013 - 11:48
Love your list there!!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 20 Aug 2013 - 12:56
Asia please put your clothes back on
For how bad the film looks that's probably more of a redeeming feature.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 20 Aug 2013 - 18:35
Jamiouse, the one (sorry, two) positive(s) the film has in its favour are Asia's tits. Fact.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 24 Aug 2013 - 11:26
Is this shitty movie still not released on BD/DVD outside Italy?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 24 Aug 2013 - 19:26
Is this shitty movie still not released on BD/DVD outside Italy?

I'm pretty sure that it's not.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: KommissarX on 28 Aug 2013 - 13:12
Not sure how long it will take the label "Los Banditos Films" to put together their bd / dvd version. But they circulated this press statement (http://www.lbfilm.de/en/news/news-details/items/dracula-3d-.html) in May, so I guess their release will probably surface by late autumn or winter.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 28 Aug 2013 - 13:35
Not sure how long it will take the label "Los Banditos Films" to put together their bd / dvd version. But they circulated this press statement (http://www.lbfilm.de/en/news/news-details/items/dracula-3d-.html) in May, so I guess their release will probably surface by late autumn or winter.
The sooner it gets released, the better, cause it will have more time to drop in price. I only want it because I collected all his other movies so far.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: broonage on 29 Aug 2013 - 12:14
What's wrong with IT release?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 31 Aug 2013 - 20:55
What's wrong with IT release?

You mean the italian release? Well, apart from the price right now, it's only available from Italy, which means stupid postage rates on top of it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: broonage on 01 Sep 2013 - 11:21
What's wrong with IT release?

You mean the italian release? Well, apart from the price right now, it's only available from Italy, which means stupid postage rates on top of it.

OK, I bought it from Amazon IT, cost pennies, includes the 3D and 2D versions too!!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 01 Sep 2013 - 18:37
Is this shitty movie still not released on BD/DVD outside Italy?

US Release in theaters and VOD:

http://dailydead.com/dario-argentos-dracula-3d-gets-a-us-release-date/ (http://dailydead.com/dario-argentos-dracula-3d-gets-a-us-release-date/)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 01 Sep 2013 - 18:51
(http://www.subdvd.com//images/product_images/1254317.jpg)

Anyone splashed out for the Blu?   :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Paul on 01 Sep 2013 - 21:52
Me, wasn't particularly dear when I bought it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 01 Sep 2013 - 22:23
Me, wasn't particularly dear when I bought it.
Tell that to Jersey Shore.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 13 Sep 2013 - 06:41
(http://smhttp.13422.nexcesscdn.net/80666D/KillerCDN/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Argentos_Dracula_EW_9_12_13.jpg)

Quote
I don’t know if there is one positive review for Dario Argento’s foray into the real of 3D out there, now titled, Argento’s Dracula, but here in the States, we can find out for ourselves when the flick will be released in select theaters and on cable and digital VOD on October 4.

http://www.killerfilm.com/articles-2/read/argentos-dracula-3-d-hopes-not-to-suck-on-october-4-113551 (http://www.killerfilm.com/articles-2/read/argentos-dracula-3-d-hopes-not-to-suck-on-october-4-113551)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 13 Sep 2013 - 08:16
That art says everything!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 13 Sep 2013 - 11:20
That art says everything!
Well, it's better than the majority of Arrow covers.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 13 Sep 2013 - 13:01
If were an Arrow cover Asia wouldn't have a top on!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 13 Sep 2013 - 16:41
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 18 Sep 2013 - 22:45
Rutger Hauer was on a popular Dutch talkshow today. He didn't even mention Dracula 3D.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Russell22 on 20 Sep 2013 - 11:34
Looks like this is finally getting a U.S release in October both theatrically and VOD. Still no word on a U.K release sadly.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: smileysmile18 on 24 Sep 2013 - 23:28
Haha, I just spotted the preying mantis on that new poster. Would've thought they might have downplayed that aspect....
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 25 Sep 2013 - 09:50
The mantis is the least of the films problems! It actually doesn't look too bad in the finished film, it's the plot and scripting that really hurt it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 03 Nov 2013 - 21:32
Dario Argento interviewed by "Al Capone" and "Roger Ebert" about DRACULA 3D:

http://www.aintitcool.com/node/64878?utm_source=full-feed&utm_medium=feed&utm_term=coolnews&utm_campaign=1310_RSS (http://www.aintitcool.com/node/64878?utm_source=full-feed&utm_medium=feed&utm_term=coolnews&utm_campaign=1310_RSS)

http://www.rogerebert.com/interviews/dario-argento-on-dracula-and-horror (http://www.rogerebert.com/interviews/dario-argento-on-dracula-and-horror)

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Funktion on 05 Nov 2013 - 22:40
I'm going a bit out of topic here, but I was wondering: are there any news about what will Argento do next? Or regarding the so called "Masters of Italian Horror" series of films? Last I heard, the series were shelved, but Lamberto Bava, Umberto Lenzi and Sergio Martino were supposed to work on some TV films or series.

Lately, there's been no news regarding genre productions in Italy by the "old guard".
The Dario Argento websites are gone, and it's hard to find out about anything any more.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 06 Nov 2013 - 06:49
I'm going a bit out of topic here, but I was wondering: are there any news about what will Argento do next? Or regarding the so called "Masters of Italian Horror" series of films? Last I heard, the series were shelved, but Lamberto Bava, Umberto Lenzi and Sergio Martino were supposed to work on some TV films or series.

Lately, there's been no news regarding genre productions in Italy by the "old guard".
The Dario Argento websites are gone, and it's hard to find out about anything any more.

I think I read somewhere that he's doing a stage play next.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 06 Nov 2013 - 10:57
I know what he should do.....
















































.....retire.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: CardPlayer4 on 09 Nov 2013 - 12:02
I'm going a bit out of topic here, but I was wondering: are there any news about what will Argento do next? Or regarding the so called "Masters of Italian Horror" series of films? Last I heard, the series were shelved, but Lamberto Bava, Umberto Lenzi and Sergio Martino were supposed to work on some TV films or series.

Lately, there's been no news regarding genre productions in Italy by the "old guard".
The Dario Argento websites are gone, and it's hard to find out about anything any more.

I think I read somewhere that he's doing a stage play next.

It has already been done, according to the italian website:

http://www.darioargento.it/index1.html (http://www.darioargento.it/index1.html)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 02 Dec 2013 - 16:45
U.S. Blu Ray out end of January.

(http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq98/spara73/spara2/91HOD8pPTcL_SL1500_.jpg)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 02 Dec 2013 - 17:07
Great.....
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 02 Dec 2013 - 17:31
Great.....
Just thought I'd mention it.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 02 Dec 2013 - 17:39
I'll get it if it's around five English pounds at some point. Just so I can watch it in 3D
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Kevin Coed on 02 Dec 2013 - 17:41
Great.....
Just thought I'd mention it.

Well don't. Ok?
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: aerodynamics on 02 Dec 2013 - 18:31
This is currently available to view 'On Demand' in the US.  We were scanning for a movie to watch over the weekend and my wife asked: "do you want to watch Argento's Dracula?".  My reply..."not really".  (...instead we watched something called "We're the Millers" which was probably worse and less funny...)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Funktion on 02 Dec 2013 - 22:38
That cover...  ???
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: aerodynamics on 03 Dec 2013 - 04:30
That cover...  ???
That vampire girl looks like she wants to bite her own boobs (and who can blame her really). :-*
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: pricey on 04 Dec 2013 - 16:56
I'm going a bit out of topic here, but I was wondering: are there any news about what will Argento do next? Or regarding the so called "Masters of Italian Horror" series of films? Last I heard, the series were shelved, but Lamberto Bava, Umberto Lenzi and Sergio Martino were supposed to work on some TV films or series.

Lately, there's been no news regarding genre productions in Italy by the "old guard".
The Dario Argento websites are gone, and it's hard to find out about anything any more.

I think I read somewhere that he's doing a stage play next.

Here's a clip of his Opera production. Looks quite funny, but alot of people stood around singing (as is the norm with Opera) - http://www.rainews.it/it/video.php?id=36343 (http://www.rainews.it/it/video.php?id=36343)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 15 Aug 2014 - 13:27
UK release apparently, I'm shocked it's taken this long for it to be picked up by a distributor...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dario-Argentos-Dracula-Thomas-Kretschmann/dp/B00MNBTNSE/ref=sr_1_140?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1408109075&sr=1-140 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dario-Argentos-Dracula-Thomas-Kretschmann/dp/B00MNBTNSE/ref=sr_1_140?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1408109075&sr=1-140)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: WayneSmith on 17 Aug 2014 - 22:31
UK release apparently, I'm shocked it's taken this long for it to be picked up by a distributor...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dario-Argentos-Dracula-Thomas-Kretschmann/dp/B00MNBTNSE/ref=sr_1_140?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1408109075&sr=1-140 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dario-Argentos-Dracula-Thomas-Kretschmann/dp/B00MNBTNSE/ref=sr_1_140?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1408109075&sr=1-140)

haha 12,99  ???
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Hellochas on 18 Aug 2014 - 05:06
I don't know, but distributors usually shy away from picking up films which have been universally panned.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 27 Aug 2014 - 12:07
Japanese Blu

(http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq98/spara73/spara73001/91NnaexKHoL_SL1500_.jpg)
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: JAMIOUSE on 27 Aug 2014 - 18:59
Good God the covers get worse with every release!
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Inspector Tanzi on 27 Aug 2014 - 20:37
Good God the covers get worse with every release!
They're no doubt trying to match the covers with the quality of the film itself.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Farmer_J on 28 Aug 2014 - 19:24
Japanese Blu

(http://i437.photobucket.com/albums/qq98/spara73/spara73001/91NnaexKHoL_SL1500_.jpg)

I always think of those cheap DTV DVD boxes when I see this.
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 28 Aug 2014 - 21:36
I was working on a short film towards the end of June, helping out the director who's a friend.

I got talking to one of the actors and Argento came up in conversation, I spent about 5 minutes pointing out how utterly shit Dracula was, then he casually remarked "I did some of the English dubbing on that one..."

He didn't think much of it either.

Later on the director of this short film was telling me that he was at the Dracula premiere in Rome and (apparently) Argento leapt on stage before the film all enthusiastic proclaiming this is a real horror film! (or something to that effect) Seems he believed he'd directed the next 'Suspiria' of his career by all accounts.

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Jonny on 28 Aug 2014 - 22:09
I was working on a short film towards the end of June, helping out the director who's a friend.

I got talking to one of the actors and Argento came up in conversation, I spent about 5 minutes pointing out how utterly shit Dracula was, then he casually remarked "I did some of the English dubbing on that one..."

He didn't think much of it either.

Later on the director of this short film was telling me that he was at the Dracula premiere in Rome and (apparently) Argento leapt on stage before the film all enthusiastic proclaiming this is a real horror film! (or something to that effect) Seems he believed he'd directed the next 'Suspiria' of his career by all accounts.

I read that in a hillbilly accent in my mind as I read it. I lol'd
Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: DjangoLi on 29 Aug 2014 - 00:00
Django Li spits out his moonshine, throws his straw hat in the air and shouts.. "Who you callin' a hillbilly, son? Ya rootin-tootin varmint"

Title: Re: Dracula 3D (Dario Argento, 2012)
Post by: Funktion on 29 Aug 2014 - 16:36
UK release apparently, I'm shocked it's taken this long for it to be picked up by a distributor...
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dario-Argentos-Dracula-Thomas-Kretschmann/dp/B00MNBTNSE/ref=sr_1_140?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1408109075&sr=1-140 (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dario-Argentos-Dracula-Thomas-Kretschmann/dp/B00MNBTNSE/ref=sr_1_140?s=dvd&ie=UTF8&qid=1408109075&sr=1-140)

haha 12,99  ???
If you want it on BD, the Italian BD is currently selling for €6.99 on DVDLand.it (if you buy it with another title of that promotion, which is a 2 items for €6.99 each; if you buy just one title, it would cost you €9.99).
Here's the listing:
http://www.dvdland.it/nicom1/p_577259/blu_ray/dracula_di_dario_argento_blu_ray.html?l=en (http://www.dvdland.it/nicom1/p_577259/blu_ray/dracula_di_dario_argento_blu_ray.html?l=en)