We are very nervous about the new Something Wicked This Way Comes movie

Oh dear, we're not sure what to make out of this news. Seth Grahame-Smith, the author behind Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (which I liked OK) and the screenplay for Dark Shadows (which everyone loathed), is getting his directorial debut remaking our beloved Something Wicked This Way Comes. Dammit, why couldn't they… » 3/13/14 9:45am 3/13/14 9:45am

Those who forget history are doomed to have it reenacted by vampires: Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

As Americans, we are expected to be optimistic. We look to the future, and the vista of endless progress — but we're still haunted by the past, including the stuff we brought with us from the Old World. And vampires perfectly represent this great national tension. They're going to live forever (just like Fame!) but… » 6/22/12 11:22am 6/22/12 11:22am

Dark Shadows could make all other vampire movies obsolete

Many people will probably say that the problem with Dark Shadows is that it can't decide if it's a comedy, or a gothic weirdfest. They are missing the point. It is neither. The "humor" in this movie is an anesthetic. The "weirdness" is a needle. Neither is an end in itself, something you'll only realize as the last of… » 5/11/12 9:00am 5/11/12 9:00am

Warner Bros. Making Beetlejuice 2 with the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author?

Tim Burton's Beetlejuice is one of the world's most perfect movies, but does it really need an additional installment? Pride and Prejudice and Zombies author Seth Grahame-Smith apparently thinks so, and he's developing a new version with his producing partner David Katzenberg (son of Jeff). The new Beetlejuice film,… » 9/06/11 5:30pm 9/06/11 5:30pm

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Gets Graphic

Seth Grahame-Smith's mash-up of Jane Austin's novel of manners with a zombie plague is about to get a comics treatment. Del Rey has announced that writer Tony Lee and artist Cliff Richards will adapt Pride and Prejudice and Zombies as a graphic novel, so we'll finally get to see precisely how one practices the Deadly… » 7/30/09 12:08pm 7/30/09 12:08pm