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Six Worst Draculas: Blood for Dracula

I’ve spent the past week going through some of the worst Draculas to ever appear in film or on television. For the most part, I’ve limited it to the more well-known performances like Gary Oldman (Bram Stoker’s Dracula) and Richard … Continue reading

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Six Worst Draculas: Hotel Transylvania

For Halloween tomorrow, I’m going to finish my list of the Six Worst Draculas. However, tonight, I’m including a dishonorable mention. 2012 was the year the world was supposed to come to an end (remember that whole Mayan prophecy thing … Continue reading

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Six Worst Draculas: Van Helsing

Perhaps one of the most ambitious films to include Dracula arrived in theaters back in 2004, and that was Van Helsing, a monster hunter film starring Hugh Jackman. The film was intended to launch a series of films (didn’t happen), … Continue reading

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Six Worst Draculas: Blade: Trinity

For today’s #3 entry in my countdown of the “Six Worst Draculas,” we’re returning to the silver screen in 2004 for not only one of the worst Draculas but also one of the worst vampire hunter films ever. After two … Continue reading

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Six Worst Draculas: Buffy, the Vampire Slayer

As yesterday’s blog post for my “Six Worst Draculas” countdown proved, the year 2000 wasn’t a good one for the king of the vampires. Believe it or not, it got worse. For the number four worst Dracula on my list, … Continue reading

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Six Worst Draculas: Dracula 2000

One of the toughest challenges with any long-running property is keeping up with the changing times. For Dracula, that need to modernize the myth resulted in the film Dracula 2000, or rather Wes Craven Presents Dracula 2000. When a film … Continue reading

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Six Worst Draculas: Bram Stoker’s Dracula

The biggest, baddest vampire of them all remains Dracula. The king of the vampires has appeared in near-countless films and TV shows since he was created by author Bram Stoker. We’ve seen some brilliant takes on the legendary bloodsucker, but … Continue reading

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9/11: Why Adults Get Frustrated When You Say You “Get It” (And Why They Shouldn’t)

When I think about 9/11, the first thing my brain goes to isn’t always the attack on the two towers of the World Trade Center or the Pentagon. I think back to 1993 when I was in college and working … Continue reading

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Marvel Needs to Rip Off the Band-Aid

Two years ago, I wrote what remains one of this blog’s most viewed entries, Don’t Get Excited About the New Thor. In it, I made my case for why I didn’t trust Marvel to do right by the new female … Continue reading

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Good-Bye to Page

When Page joined my household more than a decade ago, I wasn’t thrilled. That might surprise you when this dog found her way into so many of my creative endeavors. Not only did I use Page as a character within … Continue reading

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