The Trailer Shows Up For NBC’s DRACULA

It’s time to start sifting through all the info that SDCC dropped on us and begin getting out to you. So, here is the first look at NBC’s DRACULA. Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (“The Tudors”) stars in this provocative new one-hour drama as one of the world’s most iconic characters. It’s the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Official HorrorNews.Net Podcast – Eps 06

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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 in Virginia Beach, VA. And, we have a winner for the Krampus: The Christmas Devil … Continue reading

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NBC Bringing DRACULA To Primetime..Trailer Is In!

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Over the weekend NBC announced that it would be adding some more horror to its prime-time line up and this time they are dipping into the classic horror pool and bringing their spin to the Dracula legend. So, today a trailer and synopsis shows up and I thought you all might like check it out. It’s the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants … Continue reading

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Film Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

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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 begins a reign of seduction and terror, draining the life from Mina’s closest friend, Lucy … Continue reading

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Universal’s DRACULA Will Rise In 2014

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Earlier this month we caught wind of the fact that UNIVERSAL was looking to bring their classic horror property DRACULA back out of its coffin and it appears they were serious. This sucker (pun intended) is heading to production as we speak. Here’s the reported story breakdown via horrormovies.ca: Directed by Gary Shore and based on a script written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless the story centers around a young prince who, when the … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula Reborn (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After a real estate agent signs a multi-million dollar contract with a mysterious buyer his wife becomes enchanted with his client beyond belief. Will his wife remain in an unearthly trance or will true love prevail? REVIEW: Directed By: Patrick McManus Starring: Corey Landis, Victoria Summer, Stuart Rigby, Keith Reay, Ian Pfister I have to commend any film maker or novelist that is brash enough to create a new vampire tale these days. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula (1931)

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SYNOPSIS: “After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalise the transferal of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. After sucking the blood and turning the young Lucy Weston into a vampire, Dracula turns his attention to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula Dead And Loving It (1995)

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SYNOPSIS: “Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he’s out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically, he took Bram Stoker’s Dracula, gave it a new cast and a new script and made a big joke out of it. The usual, rich English are attacked by Dracula and Doctor Van Helsing is brought in to save the day.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: As the quality of Mel Brooks‘ comedies in general and … Continue reading

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Frankie and the gang head to Blu-ray on Oct. 2nd!

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Very few press releases get me really stoked these days but this one had me dancing in my office. UNIVERSAL is releasing their classic monsters films on Blu-ray!! Nine of them to be exact! Wow!! This is freaking awesome. None of these films have had a Blu-ray release and this box set will also feature a myriad of bonus materials. All the info is below – this is definite must have coolness for all horror … Continue reading

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Interview: Creep Creepersin (Dracula)

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Exclusive Horrornews.net Interview : Creep Creepersin Movie: Creep Creepersin’s Dracula How does Creep Creepersin’s Dracula stand apart from other Dracula movies? It stands apart a lot of ways I think. The thing I think people will notice first, is how bright it is. There is light blasting everywhere to the point where it’s almost blown out. It is extremely modern to the point where it might even be outdated by the time of its release … Continue reading

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Vampire Movie Favourites

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When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite vampire films, I received a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Planet Of The Vampires (1965), Count Yorga Vampire (1970), Vampyres (1974) or Shadow Of The Vampire (2000), I can only count it down to thirty. … Continue reading

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Trailer: Dracula Undead – Book Trailer

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Trailer: Dracula Undead – Book Trailer

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Book Review: The Brides – Author Raven c.s. McCracken

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2011, ebook $.99 Synopsis: A dark, sinister, sexy and clever take on the origins of The Brides of Dracula. Think cross between an old school horror book and the TV show Dexter (yes, the one about the serial killer). A new, original twist on the classic vampire tale, set in present-day Las Vegas. Review: The thing about the world today is that there are too many damn vampires in it. The undead bloodsuckers are everywhere … Continue reading

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Trailer: Dracula – Reborn (2012)

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Trailer: Dracula: Reborn (2012) New trailer from Halcyon Entertainment

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Game Review: Castlevania: Harmony of Despair

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Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is an all new type of Castlevania game, although it does share some noticeable similarities with previous Castevania titles. You control one of six vampire hunter who has traveled to Castlevania to find and defeat the dark lord. All 6 characters in the game have been protagonists in other Castlevania games such as Alucard from Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. You will traverse through 6 different stages before your final confrontation … Continue reading

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How about a free worthy dose of Dracula?

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The co-editors of The Journal of Dracula Studies have just posted this FREE special edition featuring annotations on Transylvanian folklore by Dr. Anne DeLong and Dr. Curt Herr. As reported it contains eroticism, Victorian sexual briefs and lots of Dracula. Twilight fans will of course love the special mentions included. In any case, fly on over to www.thecopia.com  for details

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