Oct 31, 2022



On this Halloween, join Mike and Dan for a conversation about Tod Browning's 1931 Dracula, the often-imitated adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel and the template for dozens of films. How the film can be viewed as a portrayal of addiction similar to The Man with the Golden Arm, how Van Helsing and Dracula stand as enemies, and how Dracula-inspired films mark the history of movies all come into play--as well as what Samuel Johnson said about ghosts and what Ernest Hemingway said about what happens to tough guys at night. So gather the wolfsbane, find a rosary, and give it a listen!

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Two friends with strong opinions watch films separately then discuss them on the show for the first time. Can their friendship survive? Join Mike and Dan as they discuss one film each episode--and in only fifteen minutes, give or take a few. There are no long pauses, pontifications, or politics--just two guys who want to share their enthusiasm for great movies. On Twitter. On Letterboxd. Email: fifteenminutefilm@gmail.com.

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