The last thing you’d want to watch at this point in time is a horror movie, but if for some reason you must, then “Dracula 2000” (released in Japan as “Draculea”) is your best bet. The reason being that it’s not scary at all, even for people like myself whose eyelids had to be forcibly pried open during “Friday the 13th.” You want scary? Watch the news.

As for “Dracula 2000,” there’s almost an element of healing about it, a sense of comfort that comes from the clear-cut battle between good and evil, with the evil displaying exaggerated allergic reactions to things like garlic, crosses and bibles. Compared to what’s happening daily on television, this seems strikingly quaint.

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