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This is the true story… of three vampires… who live in a house… drink blood together and have their lives taped… to find out what happens… when the undead stop being polite… and start getting real… What We Do in the Shadows.

The opening of the Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement film (the directors also star in the movie) introduces us to… Continue reading You Have to Watch the Hilarious Opening Scene of 'What We Do in the Shadows'

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Elvis Presley: Baz Luhrmann, who brought new life to The Great Gatsby last year, is in talks to direct a movie based on the life of Elvis Presley. Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr. Banks) is writing an original screenplay, though it’s not known which period(s) of Presley’s life the film will cover. (We favor the early 1960s, when he made movies like… Continue reading Movie News: Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley; Hailee Steinfeld and 'Pitch Perfect 2;' 'What We Do in the Shadows' Trailer

It’s kinda sad knowing an entire generation will grow up with stuff like Vampire’s Suck and Dracula: Dead and Loving It being their only idea of what a vampire spoof movie is or should be. Or any spoof movie, for that matter. It’s depressing knowing we have to go back decades to stuff like Airplane or Hot Shots in order to find the last great

Seth Grahame-Smith is one busy gothic drama writer. Well known for his two New York Times best-selling novels, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, the 36-year-old New York native recently adapted Vampire Hunter into a film version. Scheduled to hit theaters on June 22, the film was produced by Tim Burton, with whom Grahame-Smith just collaborated on this week’s Dark Shadows. He’s… Continue reading Dialogue: Seth Grahame-Smith Dishes on ‘Dark Shadows,’ ‘Beetlejuice 2,’ ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ and ‘Night of the Living’

By now, you’ve probably heard about Tim Burton’s new movie, “Dark Shadows.” Based on the popular ’70s soap opera, the adaptation stars Johnny Depp (of course) as Barnabas Collins, a vampire who seeks revenge on a jealous witch. Does “Shadows” breathe life into the director’s recent crop of underwhelming films? Is the latest Depp-Burton collaboration in need of resuscitation? Will [INSERT THIRD CLICHED PUN ABOUT VAMPIRES]? Let’s take a look… Continue reading Tim Burton's 'Dark Shadows': Pros And Cons