403 – Crimson Peak (2015)

spacetime coordinates: 1901 New York (state) // CumbriacrimsonmondoCrimson Peak is a 2015 American gothic romance film directed, co-produced and co-written by Guillermo del Toro, co-produced by Callum Greene, Jon Jashni and Thomas Tull and co-written by Matthew Robbins. It stars Mia WasikowskaTom HiddlestonJessica ChastainCharlie Hunnam and Jim Beaver.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2554274/

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395 – Angel’s Egg (1985)

angels egg coverAngel’s Egg (天使のたまご Tenshi no Tamago) is a Japanese OVA film released by Tokuma Shoten on 15 December 1985. It was a collaboration between popular artist Yoshitaka Amano and director Mamoru Oshii. It features very little spoken dialogue. Its sparse plot and visual style have led to it being described as “animated art rather than a story”.

Prior to the production on Angel’s Egg, Mamoru Oshii lost his faith in Christianity. Senses of Cinema opined that the film “seems informed by the existential desperation caused by the collapse of one’s belief system”; Oshii himself has stated he does not know what the film is about.Angels-egg-poster

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0208502/

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310 – Victor Vran (2015 video game)

Victor Vran is an action role-playing video game developed by the Bulgarian independent development studio Haemimont Games, creators of recent Tropico titles. Victor Vran is published on Steam by EuroVideo Medien.The setting of the game resembles Gothic-fantasy fairy tale where both magic and science have a place in the world.

Victor Vran Minimum System Requirements – OS: Windows Vista 32-bit. / CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E4400 2.0GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4800+ 2.5GHz. / RAM: 4GB System Memory. / GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 420 or AMD Radeon HD 4650 or Intel HD 4000. / HDD: 4GB Free Hard Drive Space. / DX: DirectX 11.

309 – The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing (2013 video game)

The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing is an action role-playing video game developed by the Hungarian independent development studio NeocoreGames. Based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, the game focuses on the trials of young Van Helsing, son of the legendary vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing from the book. The game is set in a gothic-noir 19th-century Eastern Europe and contains “intentionally anachronistic humor and gadgetry”.

system requirements (minimum): OS:Windows XP SP3, Windows 7, Windows 8. / Processor:Dual Core CPU 2.0 GHz. / Memory:2 GB RAM. / Graphics:GeForce 8800, Radeon HD4000, Intel HD4000 (min. 512 MB VRAM) / DirectX®:9.0c. / Hard Drive:20 GB HD space. / Sound:DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card.

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275 – The Beguiled (2017)

spacetime coordinates: 1864 – a girls school in Virginia during the American Civil Warbeguiled-poster-large-691x1024The Beguiled is a 2017 American drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola, based on the novel of the same name (originally published as A Painted Devil) by Thomas P. Cullinan. It stars Colin FarrellNicole KidmanKirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning. A film of the same name, also based on Cullinan’s book, was released in 1971.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5592248/

033 – Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (1970)

spacetime coordinate: 19th century Slavonice

Valerie and Her Week of Wonders (Czech: Valerie a týden divů) is a 1970 Czechoslovakian surrealist horror film directed by Jaromil Jireš (1935–2001) and based on the 1945 novel of the same name by Vítězslav Nezval (1900–1958). It is considered part of the Czech New Wave movement.

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The 1970 film adaptation of Valerie a týden divů was shot in 1969 starring 13-year-old Jaroslava Schallerová as Valerie, with a supporting cast of Helena Anýžová, Karel Engel, Jan Klusák, Petr Kopriva, among others. It was filmed in the Czech town of Slavonice and surrounding areas. The film portrays the heroine as living in a disorienting dream, cajoled by priests, vampires, men and women alike, and blends elements of fantasy and horror films.

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Promotional trailer advertising the first public screening of a newly discovered print of Jaromil Jire’s legendary erotic horror-fantasy HERE

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