Category : Film and Television

Movie Review: Byzantium (2013)

Once upon a time Neil Jordan gave the world a grim yet beautiful fairy tale with his nightmarishly elegiac werewolf epic “The Company of Wolves.” With “The Crying Game” he demonstrated his artistic audacity with a mysterious, intensely altruistic love story, one that shocked the world. And then boldly, intrepidly he took the helm of the screen adaptation of one of the most fiercely beloved novels of all time “Interview with the Vampire.” It was a tremendous success, artistically, critically, […]

Movie Review: Argento’s Dracula 3D

The Prince of Darkness is back on the big screen and, in some ways, is bigger than ever. But in this case, the prince in question isn’t the subject of Dracula 3D, but revered horror director, Dario Argento, whose take on the Bram Stoker tale hit theaters and On-Demand internet video sites in the US this month.

The Many Faces of Dracula

How many actors have played Dracula? The short answer to this question is… a lot. Since Max Schreck terrified audiences in 1922 with his portrayal of Count Olaf (legalities at the time prevented the film from using the names from Stoker’s novel outright), Dracula is without a doubt not only the most beloved and consistently adapted vampire story, but arguably the most adapted story in any genre.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers on Dracula: “99 Percent Monster and 1 Percent Human”

With the October 25th premiere of NBC’s brand new Dracula adaptation right around the corner, Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors, Velvet Goldmine) sat down with PARADE Magazine to talk about taking on the titular role of this classic horror story, along with why he seems to “play the bad guy a lot”.

Hemlock Grove: The Mythos of the Upir, Fan Questions Answered, and a Season Two Update

[The following contains spoilers for the Netflix series Hemlock Grove] For those of us who can’t get enough of vampires in entertainment, this has not been a disappointing year; True Blood found its stride again, The Vampire Diaries spawned The Originals, and NBC decided to unapologetically turn up the sexy on Dracula. But one of the most incredible surprises was the emergence of Netflix as a major player in original programming, and the dark and twisted ride it gave us called Hemlock Grove.

Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)

Good things are worth waiting for. Nobody knows this better certainly than the Undead. I mean, really, it might take centuries for that unsuspecting village idiot to sneak into the castle and open up the family crypt. In cases like that, patience definitely is a virtue.

NBC Releases Brand New Dracula Cast Photos

In stark contrast to the previous promotional photos that looked like both a riddle and a kaleidoscope, NBC has released a brand new batch of character photographs in preparation for the October 25th series premiere of Dracula, starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors).

The CW Releases New Concept Art and a Sneak Peek at Episode 2 of The Originals

For months, fans have been clamoring for new material from the highly anticipated spinoff of The Vampire Diaries, The CW’s The Originals.

A Look Ahead at the Final Season of True Blood

We laughed. We cried. We did bad things. Earlier today, HBO announced the upcoming season of True Blood will be, as many expected, its final one. “True Blood has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO,” programming chief Michael Lombardo said in an official statement released by HBO. “Alan Ball took the books by Charlaine Harris, assembled a brilliant cast led by the magnificent Anna Paquin in the role of Sookie Stackhouse and crafted a show that has taken its many devoted fans […]

NBC Releases All-New Media for Dracula and Reveals a Special Audition

In case you’re still suffering from withdrawals after the shocking season finale of HBO’s True Blood, NBC is ready and waiting to remind us the next big thing isn’t so far away. Last week, brand new posters were released for its upcoming series Dracula, staring Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors, Velvet Goldmine).