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Isle of the Dead

It is an image with startling but subtle power. A boat approaches, carrying a single figure clad in white. The island in view contains dark trees surrounded on all sides but one with wall-like rocks. Above we see sky swirling with clouds. The painting, by Swiss Symbolist Arnold Brocklin, produced five different versions. Freud, Lenin…Continue readingIsle of the Dead

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Dark Shadows – Ahead of its Time?

Fans of haemovores everywhere probably already know that Johnny Depp has plans to reunite with Tim Burton in a motion picture adaptation of the cult t.v. series “Dark Shadows.” The whole idea of Depp as a vampire no doubt has sent many a heart aflutter. Quite understandably! It is one of those ideas that seems…Continue readingDark Shadows – Ahead of its Time?

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Vampires.Com Salutes Vincent Price and Christopher Lee Part One

Today we take time to salute two of the horror genre’s finest actors, Vincent Price and Christopher Lee. Now, if you do not recognize the names Vincent Price and Christopher Lee there may be some very good reasons. One, you’ve never seen a horror movie before and two, you have been living in a cave…Continue readingVampires.Com Salutes Vincent Price and Christopher Lee Part One