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Prince of Darkness: Christopher Lee (1922 – 2015)

He began his career playing one of the most notorious and famous fiends in all of horror. He ended it by becoming part of two of the biggest fantasy/sci-fi franchises of all time. Indeed, few would imagine that, in his late ’70s, Sir Christopher Lee would be anything other than a Hammer film staple, a more »

Universal Studios readies monster universe movie for 2017

Universal Studios is taking their classic monster franchises and rebooting them for our modern, shared-universe craving age of moviegoing according to Variety. The studio initiated its plans to reboot the monsters franchises with an as-yet untitled monster movie set for April 21, 2017. The specifics of the project, aside from the release date and its more »

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Movie Review: “Dracula Untold”

At this pivotal point in his young career, charismatic British actor Luke Evans can’t seem to make up his mind whether to carve out a career playing the role of the heroic savior, which he pulled off admirably in the “Hobbit” franchise and/or 2011 “The Three Musketeers” remake, OR if he wants to make a more »

DVD Review: Black Water Vampire

When it comes to vampires, I’m much more of a “30 Days of Night” or even “Blade” than I am a “Dracula” or…wugh…”Twilight.” I’m tired of angsty vampires having existential quandaries while women of various levels of attractiveness offer their necks post-swoon. The thought of a thing higher up on the food chain than me more »

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Movie Review: “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

Move over, James Bond. Go back to your mountain hideaway, Wolverine. Onscreen action hero Jack Ryan has officially been initiated into the big boy’s action club, as his origin story has finally been turned into a feature film. However, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is far less exciting  than 2012’s 007 origin flick, “Skyfall,” but slightly more »

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NBC Taking ‘Dracula’ Straight to Series

It’s a good time to be a vampire these days, with the success of the “Twilight” and “Underworld” film franchises. The Vampire Diaries and True Blood are huge moneymakers for their networks. NBC hopes to capitalize with a new take on Dracula, the most famous bloodsucker of them all. They certainly got the first step more »