Dan Curtis’ DRACULA Gets The Blu-ray Treatment

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Those of us lucky enough to have been blossoming horror fans in the early 70′s owe a huge debt to Dan Curtis. His TV shows and movies are what we cut our horror teeth on. Dark Shadows, The Night Stalker, Burnt Offerings, Trilogy of Terror, I mean holy shit. One of his “made for TV” movies from 1974 is heading to Blu-ray. DRACULA starring the one and only Jack Palance! Here are the details:

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker (TV series)

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Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin) was the best investigative reporter you’ve never heard of. The reason for his anonymity? His exclusive accounts of mass murders and serial killings always wound up being suppressed by the authorities or shelved by his disbelieving editor, Tony Vincenzo (Simon Oakland). He had the scoops, they just never made it to print. Kolchak was the textbook example of the detective-journalist, right down to his crumpled seersucker suit and tape recorder. He … Continue reading

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Film Review: Burnt Offerings (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: “Haunted house chiller from Dan Curtis has Oliver Reed and Karen Black as summer caretakers moving into Gothic house with their young son. The catch? The house rejuvenates a part of itself with each death that occurs on its premises.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: One of the oldest possession themes of all is the house or building possessed of evil, from The Turn Of The Screw by Henry James (1898) to The Haunting Of Hill … Continue reading

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