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Film Review: Dracula Untold (2014)


SYNOPSIS: The prince of Transylvania, Vlad Tepes, must choose between his duty and his people when the Turks demand 1000 of his boys for their army. Facing unbeatable odds, Vlad takes a dark path that will change his life forever. REVIEW: Universal is ready to create their own franchise driven cinematic universe targeting the Universal Monsters as a supernatural “Avengers” ...

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Universal Relaunching ‘Classic Monsters’ And Then Teaming Them All Up!


A bit of surprising news tonight. Turns out that Universal Studios is wanting to relaunch their Classic Monster line and they are going to do it in fine style indeed. Following the highly successful path forged by ‘Marvel’, the studio is going to be releasing a slew of stand alone films – all with an intertwining story arc – that ...

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A Couple New Posters Hearld The Arrival Of DRACULA UNTOLD


As we have discussed in the past DRACULA UNTOLD is Universal Studios attempt at reviving their decades long fascination with Bram Stokers ultimate evil doer. A lot of other studios have attempted to resurrect the good old count but for the most part Universal’s original franchise is still the standard by which all others are judged so it would only ...

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Film Review: Dracula 3D (2012)


SYNOPSIS: The tale begins with Jonathan Harker, journeying by train and carriage from England to Count Dracula’s crumbling, remote castle situated in the Carpathian Mountains on the border of Transylvania. The purpose of his mission is to catalogue the big library of Dracula. At first enticed by Dracula’s gracious manner, Harker soon discovers that he has become a prisoner in ...

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Podcast: The Golden Age of Horror – Eps 1


It begins here! The Golden Age of Horror: A brand new podcast about Universal Monster movies and Classic Horror films from the 30s, 40s and 50s featuring two contributors to HorrorNews.Net and Horror News Radio, Dave Dreher and Doc Rotten. The first episode features Dave’s favorite horror film from that era, Tod Browning’s Dracula (1931) featuring the great Bela Lugosi ...

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Dracula Season 1 Episode 7 – Servant to Two Masters


Dracula returns to NBC on January 3rd, 2014 with episode 7, “Servant to Two Masters.” Jonathan Rhys Meyers stars as Alexander Grayson, an American entrepreneur bringing the invention of electricity to London, England in the late 1800’s. Unknown to all but Grayson’s trusted companion, R.M. Renfield (Nonso Anozie), the American is actually Dracula in disguise in a complicated plot to undermine ...

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TV: Dracula (NBC – 2013)


NBC’s Dracula premiere’s tonight, October 25, 2013, and the good Doctor (Doc Rotten) has already caught the Pilot episode. Let’s start off by saying the show looks great, strong production values and Jonathan Rhys Meyers is an elegant and handsome Dracula.The show is a co-production between NBC/Universal and BBC – who more perfect to bring Bram Stoker vampire count to ...

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Trailer: Dracula NBC (2013)

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Trailer: Dracula NBC (2013) Series introduces Dracula as he arrives in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who maintains that he wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. In reality, he hopes to wreak revenge on the people who ruined his life centuries earlier. There’s only one circumstance that can potentially thwart his plan: Dracula falls hopelessly in love ...

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 16


The Conjuring scares up boffo-box this weekend, smashing records and trouncing the competition. Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr., Thomas Mariani and Vixen recap and discuss the film, the cast and the director, James Wan. #ScaryAsHell Indeed! Dave steps in to bring the horror news of the week and Doc announces another contest. The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast Episode 16 – The Conjuring ...

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 06


Co-hosts Doc Rotten, Dave Dreher, Santos (The Black Saint) Ellin Jr. and Thomas Mariani welcome director Patrick Rae to the podcast to discuss his film Nailbiter coming out May 28, 2013 on DVD/BluRay. The guys also talk about this week’s limited theatrical/VOD releasse of Eli Roth’s Aftershock. Dave brings the news and Doc shares his visit to the Blood at the Beach III convention ...

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Film Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Bram Stoker's Dracula poster

SYNOPSIS: “This version of Dracula is closely based on Bram Stoker’s classic novel of the same name. A young lawyer (Jonathan Harker) is assigned to a gloomy village in the mists of eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire Dracula, who travels to London, inspired by a photograph of Harker’s betrothed, Mina Murray. In Britain, Dracula ...

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