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It’s The Vampires Vs. The Werewolves Vs Frankenstein’s Monster in ‘I, Frankenstein’

Aaron Eckhart is returning as a modern-day Frankenstein, named Adam Frankenstein and facing off against an array of supernatural creatures in Lionsgate’s first trailer for “I, Frankenstein.” The fi…

the night desk’s insight:
On the Jan. 24, ‘I, Frankenstein’ is released from the producers of “Underworld” in theatres around the U.S. This is definitely a new version on this very old tale. Aaron Eckhart seems to give a very human element to this monster, leaving us to see a more thoughtful, intellectual side to Dr. Frankenstein’s creation. The vampires in this movie are brilliant, no nonsense, and bad ass. I’ll be checking this one out on the big screen… will you be there?

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Carmilla in Chicago

Wildclaw Theatre in Chicago (the name is in memory of Ray Wild aka “The Claw,” a writer/director/actor) specializes in what they proudly call Horror Theatre. Their avowed mission is to “…bring the world of horror to the stage. We intend to attract a new kind of audience which does not usually go to the theatre,…

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The Second Most Famous Dracula

No other actor has played the part of Count Dracula in so many films. As a consequence, none other has gazed into so many initially hesitant sets of eyes belonging to beautiful women–Caroline Munro, Barbara Hershey, Linda Hayden, Veronica Carlson to name just a few. So many plunging necklines! So many throats to ravish! Yet–curiously–so…

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Vampire Movies That Really Suck

…And I should know, I’ve seen a ton of them, –really, wicked horrible flicks. I don’t always get a chance to see -every- vampire movie, but trust me, I’ve definitely seen some of the worst. If you’re the kind of person who loves really, really stupid horror movies, because they’re funny, or just cool to…

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John Polidori and The Vampyre

Polidori was the friend and personal physician of the infamous rogue and poet, Lord Byron. He was also part of the close-knit circle of friends, including Mary Shelley, Percy Shelley, Byron, and Claire Clairmont, Mary’s stepsister, and also Byron’s woman of the hour. Polidori was Byron’s personal physician, and traveled with him through Europe. Though…

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