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Nosferatu (1922)

This F.W. Murnau silent film is one of the first cinematic adaptations of the Dracula legend.

Episode Notes

In the new episode of Flashback, movie critics Dana Stevens and K. Austin Collins discuss the silent horror film Nosferatu (1922), directed by F.W. Murnau.

Other titles mentioned in the episode:
Nosferatu the Vampyre (1979)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)
Dracula
Cat People (1942)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Near Dark (1987)
Twilight
Interview With the Vampire
Interview With the Vampire
(1994)
Dracula (1958)
Dracula (1931)
True Blood
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
The Head of Janus (1920)
The Last Laugh (1924)
Sunrise
(1927)
Faust (1926)
The Hunchback and the Dancer (1920)
Street Angel (1928)
Seventh Heaven (1927)
Wings (1927)
Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (1931)
Peeping Tom (1960)
From Caligari to Hitler
M
(1931)
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse
(1933)
Diary of a Lost Girl
(1929)
The Haunted Screen
Grimm’s Fairy Tales
Beauty and the Beast
(1946)
The Addiction
(1995)
Ganja and Hess
(1973)
Carrie (1976)
Scarface
(1983)

On the next episode: Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise (1974).

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About the Show

Every two weeks, film critics Dana Stevens (Slate) and K. Austin Collins (Rolling Stone) revisit notable films from the past—movies outside of the current releases and that have influenced modern culture and canon—and analyze them with a contemporary, critical eye.

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Hosts

  • Dana Stevens is Slate’s movie critic.

  • K. Austin Collins is a film critic for Rolling Stone and a crossword constructor for the New Yorker and the New York Times.