| Oct 26, 2013
"Carrie" is back, and the billboards all over town give notice that she's out to instill fear in us. But with all the ways to see movies these days, and all the many franchises of hit horrors, there's plenty of cinematic fear to go around.
Here are a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:11 PM
When I popped in NBC's new drama "Dracula," I wasn't sure if I was watching a remake of Bram Stoker's classic thriller or ABC's nighttime soap "Revenge."
The traditional players from Stoker's book appear in the stylish retread (9 p.m. CT Oct. 25, NBC; 2....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This is not your great-great grandfather's Dracula.
It's NBC's — and that means in this lush, re-imagined world, the mysterious count made famous in Bram Stoker's 1897 classic now has washboard abs, is posing as an American (vampire) in London,...
| Oct 24, 2013
Fans of vampires (real ones, not that sparkly BS), literature and Halloween should take notice of what the Garde Arts Center is doing on Oct. 27. The Center and Historic Haunts present Vampires of New England & Dacre Stoker on Stoker. Yes, that Stoker....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Concocting some playful twists on the well-worn Dracula mythology, NBC's international version of Bram Stoker's bloodsucker transforms him into a revenge-seeking schemer -- someone with a "Death Wish" in more ways than one, waging war against a shadowy...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kinetic Theory's theatrical take on Bram Stoker's "Dracula" brings the story a uniquely fitting supernatural flair.
Dracula ascends a rope upside down. Vampire brides fold into hyper-extended balls and roll eerily toward the audience. Vampire hunters,...
| Oct 20, 2013
A friend writes: “Paranoiacs often project their craziness onto fundamentalism (which they conflate with religion per se) rather than onto capitalism, which is the long-governing force behind fundamentalism.” She is referring to the tendency...
| Oct 14, 2013
Just when you thought it was safe to go out to the theater, these blood-curdling comedies and dramas of doom have emerged from the grave—or, technically, from behind the curtain—to heat up your Halloween season.
"Musical of the Living Dead"...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:50 AM
You just can't keep a vampire down — well, not without a wooden stake. Orlando Shakespeare Theater will revive "Dracula: The Journal of Jonathan Harker" for a monthlong run through the Halloween season.
The one-man play comes at Bram Stoker's...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As the Halloween 2013 season fast approaches, there will once again be plenty of Halloween TV programming to enjoy, from terrifying frights to more family-friendly fare. Here is some of the notable Halloween TV programming airing in 2013. All times are...
| Sep 28, 2013
At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England.
Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...