Years later, Candyman has become the stuff of urban legend, a hook-handed killer who supposedly appears if you repeat his name in a mirror. They say that romance is dead. Muir , this romantic fantasy is rooted in a gothic tradition and does boast the occasional spooky moment, although it is by no means a film designed to instil terror in its viewer. So rarely has romantic yearning and carnal attraction been rendered with such ferocity and frenzied immediacy. As such, while previous incarnations of the count have positioned him as a saucy lothario, happy to neck whatever young beauty might cross his path, Coppola has him as a hopeless romantic, driven by his heart rather than his fangs, and forever yearning for the love he once lost. Pulling no punches in its harsh depiction of unconditional love in a hopeless world, this often gruelling experience consistently takes its viewer off guard. Having witnessed a government operation in which the dead are being brought back to life, a grieving young man breaks into the secret laboratory to re-animate his recently deceased girlfriend. Now released, the mummy is free to pursue a young woman he believes to be the reincarnation of his long-lost love, Princess Anck-es-en-Amon. But when an experiment goes horribly wrong, Seth begins a monstrous transformation which Veronica is powerless to stop. Not for the faint of heart or delicate of stomach , the film tells the story of a wealthy taxidermist who is left devastated by the death of his girlfriend at the voodoo-practicing hands of his maniacal housekeeper. Like a Hindi retelling of The Ghost and Mrs. After moving into a mansion with a reportedly tragic history, a man becomes obsessed with the beautiful ghost of a former resident. Upon discovering the tomb of a 3,year-old cadaver, a team of British archaeologists inadvertently revive the long dead deity. Hart did take one or two narrative liberties, most notably in the relationship between Count Dracula and his beloved Mina. Perhaps more fittingly described as a supernatural suspense drama rather than an out-and-out horror film, Mahal is a work of exquisite beauty, its unhurried approach allowing us to wallow in the ethereal elegance of its central romance and haunting melodies of its celebrated songs. Although the basic premise is far-fetched, what makes the film so refreshing is the interaction between the diminutive lovers; like any regular couple they share similar hobbies and interests, they bicker and make up, and in one truly eye-popping scene, they even have sex.