Of all the characters in the world of fiction, none has been adapted more to the world of film than Dracula. The vampire subgenre in horror has always been popular, but movie makers keep bringing Bram Stoker’s creation to the big screen again and again, often in new and creative directions. Earlier this year “Renfield” was released, but it was a great disappointment. “The Last Voyage of the Demeter” is the latest go round for the immortal blood sucker that had a lot of potential going in but fails to live up to it in the end.
For those who may not know, the Demeter is the ship that brought Count Dracula from Romania to London. In the original novel, it was only given one chapter told through the captain’s log which refers to members of his crew going missing and how a stranger being spotted on the boat. In past films we usually just see the arrivals of the ship with no crew except for the captain being tied to the steering wheel. “The Last Voyage of the Demeter” now gives the details of what happened on that fateful voyage.