This is the film that asked the $40 million dollar question: "what's up with Dracula's hair?" As the biggest horror 'event' since Stanley Kubrick took on The Shining, the fact that Francis Ford Coppola's opulent retelling of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel turned out to be a whole lot of nothing does nothing to diminish my fond memories of anticipating its release. Posters bearing the single word "Beware," scrawled in blood, began showing up in theater lobbies months in advance and the teasers and trailers looked incredible. Even if Bram Stoker's Dracula doesn't quite come together as a powerful film (although its devoted fanbase would argue that it does), it's still a triumph of style, thanks to the use of turn of the century-style, in-camera effects and the iconoclastic costume designs of Eiko Ishioka.
And here's the original teaser, pulled from theaters after complaints about its blood imagery: