Where’s Barnabas? The Vampire-Free NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS (1971)

Fans of the original Dark Shadows have a complicated relationship with NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS (1971), the rarely seen second film based on the popular supernatural soap opera. And that’s unfortunate, because NIGHT OF DARK SHADOWS, which is now available … Continue reading

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Revisiting HOUSE OF DARK SHADOWS (1970) on Warner Archive Instant

“Son, you should video this movie,” my father said, handing me a copy of TV Guide and pointing emphatically to the VCR he had just bought – for $1,000 – as a family Christmas gift. “It’s based on a soap … Continue reading

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Undead on Arrival: Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS on Blu-ray

Staked through the heart by critics and shunned by moviegoers like a garlic bialy at a vampire brunch, Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS was one of the more anemic blockbusters of the summer season. After a disappointing $80 million domestic theatrical … Continue reading

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