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Dark Shadows DVD and Blu-ray Release Date Announced

Fans of Dark Shadows will be thrilled to know that it’s coming DVD and Blu-ray in just a few short months! Just in time for Halloween, Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows will be released October 2, 2012! On top of the film, the disks also contain loads of bonus features for the hardcore fans. Check out…

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Directors Who Should Do Carmilla

Two decades have passed since Showtime’s adaptation of Carmilla with Meg Tilly as the title character.  As this article goes is written a new version of the classic is looking for a distributor.  Titled Styria it stars Stephen Rhea.  To be sure, Le Fanu’s wonderful and seminal novella so far ended up on the screen…

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Early Review: Dark Shadows 2012

Warning: minor spoilers below.  I had the great good fortune of attending the premiere of Tim Burton’s new film based on the cult t.v. show.  Being a fan of the original t.v. show, I may have enjoyed the new film version of Dark Shadows a little bit more than others.  Just a tiny bit.  When…

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Dark Shadows Frenzy

With less than two weeks before the premiere, publicity for Tim Burton‘s version of Dark Shadows is reaching a fever pitch.  Case in point–the website Deviantart.com is having a contest.  Create a portrait of Barnabas Collins, with Tim Burton himself as the judge and literally thousands of dollars of prizes awaiting the winner!  Well over…

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Counting down to Dark Shadows

A few weeks ago, a common complaint heard and read among fans of Dark Shadows and Tim Burton was “Where’s the trailer?”  No longer.  The trailer has debuted, amidst controversy (i.e. free publicity) along with a series of t.v. spots as well as a media blitz of interviews, articles, photos and a startling number of…

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Dark Shadows: The Trailer!

At long, long last a trailer for the upcoming vampire film starring Johnny Depp has seen the light of day!  (Pun intended) Earlier this week, the word came out that the trailer would debut on the talk show Ellen.  Sure enough, as fans eagerly waited, said trailer did indeed give us our first real glimpse…

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Another Dark Shadows Update!

As the release date for Tim Burton’s new film Dark Shadows (with Johnny Depp as the tragic vampire Barnabas Collins) approaches, more and more fans wonder Where Is The Trailer?  Understandable.  The film hits theaters in May, less than three months from now.  On the other hand, Burton/Depp team-ups generate all sorts of publicity by…

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Dark Shadows Updates

Come May of this year, Tim Burton’s re-imagining of the cult classic “Dark Shadows” will arrive at theater screens. Along the way of course we finally get to see Johnny Depp play a vampire (now if only Angelina Jolie would sport some fangs). Post production is well underway, while the publicity machine for a major…

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See First Stills of Johnny Depp as a Vampire!

At long last we have actual screen shots from Dark Shadows! Photos of vampire Johnny Depp have been revealed and the man is definitely one creepy and strange looking Barnaby Collins – but in the totally best of ways! Have a look for yourself: Yeah, he’s definitely an odd looking vampire, but it totally works…

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Film Posters Debut

Two brand new posters from the upcoming film adaptation of the best-selling horror mashup, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, have just been released! The posters (see below) are absolutely fantastic, I totally love the style they went with, you can’t help but stare at them. The Fox film stars Benjamin Walker as an Honest Abe opposite…

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Dark Shadows Update Photos of Barnabas

Thanks to some intrepid paparazzi photos from the actual filming of Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” have made their way onto the web! Lacking context, they don’t mean a whole lot but we can glean a few details. All the shots involved were taken at a rocky beach and show Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins. We…

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Dark Shadows Returns: The Comic Book

Now that the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows” is headed once more to the big screen (care of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp), the saga of reluctant vampire Barnabas Collins also is returning to another medium–the comic book! During the show’s hey-day, Dell Comics released a series of adventures featuring the haunted mansion atop Widow’s…

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