Dog’s Movie House: “Renfield” A Gory, Funny Homage To Universal Horror And Therapy Films!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a look at “Renfield” a new horror comedy starring Nicholas Hoult as Renfield, the insect eating familiar of none other than Count Dracula (Nicolas Cage). After serving the Count for over a century, Renfield decides to make a clean break from what is quite literally a toxic relationship. Taking place in present-day New Orleans, “Renfield” features the title character attempting to connect via therapy support groups in an attempt to connect with the human race. After saving the life of a cop (Aukwafina) in a popular bar, Renfield finds himself questioning everything he thought he knew about life and attempts to free himself from the Count’s influence. But Dracula has other ideas and Renfield has to use his newfound confidence to protect his new friends from the vengeful vampire!

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The Kenblog: Great Movie Vampires!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a list honoring on of the most popular movie monsters of all time: The Vampire! Vamps have been a movie staple since the silent era and have maintained an enduring popularity to the present day. The latest take on the Dracula myth “The Invitation” has just hit theaters and although the story is intriguing, it’s one of the lesser vampire efforts. There are some great cinematic vampires out there and here is a list of some of my favorites! Enjoy and feel free to comment below or on my Facebook page! So Sayeth The Kendog!

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The Dogcast: The Original Vampire Radio Drama “Dracula” For Your Listening Pleasure!

Howdy Folks! It’s The Kendog here with a hankering for a good old fashioned vampire drama after watching the fun Netflix film “Day Shift.” A fun flick but the vampires (save for the boss lady) were a little underwhelming. I’m correcting that oversight with the best radio adaptation ever to air from none other than Orson Wells and The Mercury Theater On The Air. This takes place the same year as the classic “War Of The Worlds” broadcast but a few months earlier. In many ways it’s just as good as “War Of The Worlds” and in some ways, even better. The captain’s log detailing the terrifying events on The Demeter crossing from Transylvania to London is one of the most chilling dramatizations in radio. So enjoy and feel free to comment either below or on my Facebook Page. So Sayeth The Kendog!

/Mercury Theater On The Air – Dracula – 7/11/1938

The Dogcast: Some Halloween Radio Fun!

Howdy Folks! It’s Old Radio time again! In the spirit of Halloween I’m including a couple of Halloween programs from the golden age of radio. I’m going to average two a week and this week I’m going to start with one of the most famous Mercury Theater On The Air’s episodes that isn’t “War Of The World.” It’s Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” featuring Orson Welles. Speaking of Welles, I’m also including the classic Suspense program, “The Hitchhiker” also featuring Welles. Enjoy and feel free to comment below or on my Facebook page! So Sayeth The Kendog!

“Dracula” Mercury Theater On The Air With Orson Welles
“The Hitchhiker” Suspense With Orson Welles