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  • Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes

    Universal Studios Hollywood unveils Halloween Horror Nights 2014 mazes
    Year in and year out, Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood is the best haunted theme park event in Southern California and quite possibly the country. For that reason, I hold Universal Studios to a higher standard when the movie...
  • Drácula saldrá de noche en Orlando

    Drácula saldrá de noche en Orlando
    El año pasado fue La Llorona, directamente desde México. Este otoño será Drácula, sin escalas desde Transilvania. Universal Orlando Resort dará vida nuevamente al vampiro más famoso de la historia, Vlad Tepes, el verdadero rey del siglo XIII y la...
  • Watch: First 'Dracula Untold' Trailer Adds Action to Vampire Mythology

    While there has been plenty of portrayals of Dracula in the media, Universal's upcoming "Dracula Untold" aims to shed some new light on the tale -- with the help of a lot of action. The first trailer for the movie hit the web this weekend. Luke Evans...
  • Review: NBC's 'Dracula' is sumptuous, sexy and, yes, bloody fun

    Review: NBC's 'Dracula' is sumptuous, sexy and, yes, bloody fun
    It is a little late to be worrying much over the body of Dracula. From pulp he came and to pulp he shall forever return. For every serious or even vaguely faithful take on the 1897 Bram Stoker novel — Browning, Murnau, Coppola, Herzog, et al....
  • Review: 'The Impaler' tries to keep it real but misses the mark

    Less about vampires than deals with the devil, "The Impaler" draws not on "Dracula" but the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker's iconic bloodsucker: Vlad III, a vicious 15th century Crusader known for impaling his victims. Seven friends who look...
  • 'Dracula' review: Dracula is back with a vengeance

    'Dracula' review: Dracula is back with a vengeance
    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....
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Saturday Night Live This prime-...
  • TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives

    TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives
    Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 28 Seduced and Abandoned 8 p.m. Monday, HBO This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...
  • Film Review: 'The Impaler'

    Rather than plain old Dracula, "The Impaler" names as its villain Vlad the Impaler, 15th-century Transylvanian prince and a source of vague inspiration for Bram Stoker's fictive creation -- though the real-life figure's claim to fame wasn't bloodsucking...
  • NBC's 'Dracula' aims for a sexy revamp with Jonathan Rhys Meyers

    NBC's 'Dracula' aims for a sexy revamp with Jonathan Rhys Meyers
    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,...
  • Theater review: 'Phantasmagoria' from Empty Spaces Theatre Co.

    Theater review: 'Phantasmagoria' from Empty Spaces Theatre Co.
    Something wicked this way comes in the form of "Phantasmagoria," a dance-storytelling-puppetry entertainment created and directed by John DiDonna for his Empty Spaces Theatre Co. And this pastiche of stylish costumes, lowbrow puppet humor and scary...