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Jonathan Rhys Meyers Plays The Darker Side of Dracula With Bloody Conviction

Jonathan Rhys Meyers: Dracula Is Very Different to Twilight.the night desk’s insight:This Dracula will be the stuff of nightmares and exoctic dreams (or nuerotic dreams). We’ll have to watch and see. Tune in and find out which one of these it is to you…

Jonathan Rhys Meyers Plays The Darker Side of Dracula With Bloody Conviction

Jonathan Rhys Meyers: Dracula Is Very Different to Twilight.the night desk’s insight:This Dracula will be the stuff of nightmares and exoctic dreams (or nuerotic dreams). We’ll have to watch and see. Tune in and find out which one of these it is to you…

New Dracula Music Video

In a few weeks pop violinist Lindsey Stirling brings out a new album, which includes a piece inspired by and having to do with the new television series Dracula (debuting on NBC October 25). The sound matches the overall “look” of the program, with its vaguely steampunk sensibilities and soaring, gothic romanticism. Matching it of…

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‘Dracula Rising’ A New Animated Series From NBC

In addition to a new TV spot, the network has kicked off a “Dracula Rising” animated series on YouTube which presents an origins tale.the night desk’s insight:NBC getting ready to kick off their new ‘Dracula’ series coming later this month, has also cr…

Jonathan Rhys Myers discusses what he thinks about ‘Dracula’

RT @jrmfansite: New interview from Parade – Dracula’s Jonathan Rhys Meyers: ‘I Look Like the Bad Guy’ http://t.co/jvZZ9vsvz9the night desk’s insight:In a one on one Q&A format, Jonathan Rhys Myers tells us about the show, his character and what we…

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Dracula Official Trailer – NBC

Dracula, coming Fridays this fall to NBC.the night desk’s insight:Passion and pleasure. Darkness and death. Dracula and his true love lost in an eternity of sadness and pain, only to find each other again, if they can only remember what once was maybe to…

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Best Books for Vampire Authors!

Welcome back to another installment of my topics for Vampire Authors, since there’s a lot of you out there! For you vampire fans, these are all books that you have probably read. If not, get cracking! They say that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and you can certainly see plenty of imitation…

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5 Vampire Tropes That Need A Rest!

As a writer and avid reader of vampire fiction, I’ve seen a lot of different themes, styles, and clichés come in and out of popularity over the years. Rather than nit-pick which is which, it’s easier to call all of these things tropes, which is a more neutral term that has come to mean any…

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Biting Critique: Vampire Lore as Vehicle For Social Commentary

With the 6th season of True Blood having just concluded, and with fans eager for new episodes, it’s fascinating to reflect on the bevy of issues the show has addressed over the course of its run, including: xenophobia; subjugated groups gaining tolerance in an increasingly permissive society; humanity’s constant struggle to reconcile animalistic urges with…

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: The Romance of Dracula

The Romance of Dracula by Charles E. Butler is, in his own words, “a personal journey of the Count on celluloid.” I think that is a perfect way to describe this book, which is part film critique, part essay, and part personal reminiscence. Like Mr. Butler, I love the vampire film genre as well as…

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New Trailer for NBC’s Dracula Released! Watch Now!

I’ve got goodies from NBC’s Dracula! NBC has released two trailers for the upcoming show and the release date! NBC has announced that Dracula will premiere Friday, October 25 at 10/9c.Woo! That’s not too far off! Now for the trailers! The first is one we previously shared with you, but the second is all new!…

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First Look at ‘The Impaler’ Trailer

I’ve got new movie news! A brand new horror film is lurking our way and it tells a chilling tale about our favorite undead creature of the night – Dracula. Derek Hockenbrough’s The Impaler is all about bringing the fury back to vampires. A press release and trailer for the film were recently released, check…

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