Dark Shadows

A quick guide to the 15 major storylines of Dark Shadows
Oct 22, 2016

Celebrating both 31 Days of Halloween and the 50th anniversary of Dark Shadows, we look back at the key storylines of the groundbreaking horror TV series.

24 massive TV Blu-ray and DVD box sets for sci-fi completists
Jan 14, 2013

Sometimes you just have to have it all, and you have to have it all right now. If you're a sci-fi TV fan, you don't just want one season of a show you like. You want the whole show, every single episode, preferably in a nifty box set. So, for this installment in our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide, we thought we'd show you some of our favorite complete sci-fi TV sets to satisfy the completist fan in your life.

Deleted dinosaur scene has us liking Depp's Dark Shadows a lot more
Dec 17, 2012

Tim Burton's Dark Shadows may have been one of the bigger disappointments of the year, but that doesn't mean it's completely without charm, and if this deleted scene featuring Johnny Depp playing with toy dinosaurs had stayed in the flick, it would have been even better.

12 movie and TV haunted houses we wouldn't mind moving into
Dec 17, 2012

Whether on TV or in real life, not all haunted houses are bad. All ghosts aren't evil and all vampires aren't ruthless bloodsuckers. Every Halloween, we get our kicks by visiting the most terrifying mansions and mazes. But isn't it time to switch it up? What if we embraced those horror elements as fun instead of fearful?

Bloodsucker Depp plays with dinosaurs in 6 new Dark Shadows pics
Dec 17, 2012

Johnny Depp's pasty white alter ego—centuries-old vampire extraordinaire Barnabas Collins— is a cursed bloodsucker, a fiend of the night, a death dealer ... and a grown-up guy playing with dinosaur toys? Wait, what? Yep, he is! And you can check it out in these six new cool Dark Shadows stills.

Jonathan Frid, Dark Shadows' original Barnabas, dies at 87
Dec 17, 2012

Sad news, folks: Dark Shadows' original Barnabas Collins, Jonathan Frid, has passed away at the age of 87. The silver lining? It seems his final film role comes in none other than Tim Burton's upcoming Dark Shadows remake.

Tim Burton thinks his Dark Shadows reboot ISN'T a comedy. Really?
Dec 17, 2012

When the first few trailers started rolling out for Tim Burton's Dark Shadows reboot, the tone threw some Shadows-traditionalists for a loop, with its slapstick jokes and fish out of water humor. But, according to Tim Burton, you've got it all wrong.

Fun new Dark Shadows featurette reveals 2 awesome vamp cameos
Dec 17, 2012

There's a new Dark Shadows video featurette that delves into vampire history by linking our fave pasty-white vamp Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) to some of the greatest bloodsuckers of all time (sorry Twilight fans, no sparkly vamps here) like Nosferatu and Christopher Lee's ultimate Prince of Darkness — Dracula. It also reveals two awesome cameos. SPOILERS.

Go deep into Tim Burton's Dark Shadows reboot with 13 new clips
Dec 17, 2012

With the release of Tim Burton's Dark Shadows just a few weeks away, the studio has released a whopping nine new clips from the flick—plus four new behind-the-scenes interviews and a b-roll video.

11 universe-hopping sci-fi characters awake to alternate realities
Dec 17, 2012

In tonight's series premiere of Awake, a man flips between two possible realities, aware of both but unsure which, if either, is more...

9 Pop Art posters give Dark Shadows that candy-colored '70s look
Dec 16, 2012

To further the glam-goth style of Burton's new vampire soap-turned-silly, Warner Bros. has released a vivid set of pasty portraits showcasing the film's main cast. Ready your Ray-Bans for these trippy, retro-chic images of the cursed Collinwood clan.

Why Tim Burton said the original Dark Shadows series was 'awful'
Dec 16, 2012

Considering the time he's put in to reboot and reimagine the cult fave 1960s ABC series Dark Shadows, one might think director Tim Burton is a big fan of the old vampire soap opera. It turns out, not so much.

9 new Dark Shadows posters feature cool cars, coffins and cleavage
Dec 16, 2012

Behold! Warner Brothers' saturated set of Dark Shadows character banners is here, soaked in '70s technicolor sass. Not intended for the chronically cranky or the colorblind.

Helena Bonham Carter is a little worried about Dark Shadows
Dec 16, 2012

We've been waiting to see just how Tim Burton's reimagining of the classic supernatural soap opera will turn out. There's always fear among fans when it comes to remakes of beloved franchises, and this time that fear might even reach to the Dark Shadows cast. Take co-star Helena Bonham Carter, who just called the movie "impossible to sell."

Check out nearly unrecognizable Johnny Depp in new Dark Shadows pic
Dec 16, 2012

Is that you Johnny Depp? Are you in there? Once again, the actor's gone pale and pasty for his latest role in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows. Move over Edward Scissorhands and Sweeney Todd, say hello to vampire Barnabas.