Are You Willing to Fund a “Shadow of the Vampire: Nosferatu” Remake?

There’s a Nosferatu remake planned. Or, there will be if you’re prepared to fund David Fisher’s Kickstarter project, “Nosferatu — The Feature Film Remix.”

Okay so, I get the main feeling of this article, and that’s probably, –“don’t touch the treasure that is Max Schreck’s Nosferatu, it’s brilliant!” But hear me out: “Revisioning” this film will not necessarily kill it. SotV:N will still exist, in all its glory, if the film is “revisioned” –there is stigma in a remake, true, but the remake is being planned by a guy who knows his shit, okay?

There was a time when I was a purist, –there still are. Particularly, the purism surfaces when recent, brilliant foreign films, such as say, Let the Right One In, –are remade into easier-to-digest simple films, that Americans can understand better; all you have to do is remove any subtlety or true cinematography. But this remake might actually bring a younger generation of Cullen fans back to a more classical vampire, and that, I can’t hate.

By annimi

Ashley writes for,, and other sites in the Darksites Network. She's involved in several seedy and disreputable activities, smokes too much, and spends her late nights procrastinating for work on her first novel.

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