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Review: Many bad choices unknowingly made in this week’s releases Special

This week’s releases include a cross-water trip gone terribly wrong; an unexpected action team-up; a presidential assassination; a woman who takes time to rediscover herself; a marriage off to a rocky start; and a Christmas turned monstrous.

Op-Ed: 5 of Christopher Lee's greatest scenes

The iconic Christopher Lee has died at the age of 93. In honour of his decades of fantastic work in sci-fi, horror and more, Digital Journal presents five of his best scenes.

'Flight of the Conchords' star gets vampy in latest movie Special

Toronto - 'What We Do In the Shadows' was a big hit at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. Its co-creator, 'Flight of the Conchords' star Jemaine Clement, says naturalism played a vital part in making the movie.

Video: NBC vampire TV show 'Dracula' animated short

NBC has released an original animated short series on YouTube in preparation for the October 25th premiere of "Dracula." The series serves as a prequel and origin story.

Video: NBC vampire TV show series 'Dracula' 2nd trailer

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming NBC TV Fall horror drama series called "Dracula," starring John Rhys Meyers, which premieres this October.

Video: 'Dracula 4 — Shadow of the Dragon' game play trailer

A game play trailer has been released for the upcoming PC horror adventure game called "Dracula 4: Shadow of the Dragon."

Video: NBC Fall 2013 vampire TV show series 'Dracula' trailer

Vampire lore comes to NBC this fall with the newest TV series called "Dracula." The setting takes place in Victorian Era London. A trailer is available for viewing.

Video: 'Castlevania — Lords of Shadow 2' 2012 VGA trailer

The latest trailer for "Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2" is available for viewing. From the trailer, it seems that the game will be taking place in modern times.

Villagers warned to carry garlic to ward off local vampire

Infamous for drinking the blood of peasants 400-years-ago, legendary vampire Sava Savanovic is now terrorising local residents in the small Serbian village of Zorazje that believe he may be on the prowl since his former home collapsed.

Review: ‘Hotel Transylvania’ should have stuck to its no human policy Special

‘Hotel Transylvania 3D’ softens the monster image, turning the movie villains into good fathers and all around good guys – until an errant human turns them into a bunch of chickens.

Medieval 'vampire' skeletons unearthed in Bulgaria

Archaeologists say they have found two medieval remains of the dead pinned down to their graves through the chests with iron rods, a practice widely used in Europe up until the first decade of the 20th century to stop the dead from becoming vampires.

Hammer Horrors return from the grave on Blu-Ray

Many of the horror movies produced by the Hammer studio are to be re-mastered, compiled with extra features, and released on Blu-Ray discs for retail.

Three 'fantasy' TV shows in development, and Star Wars too

The trend for genera shows appears to be on the agenda of major TV networks and shows no signs to reaching saturation point. Three new shows are in development, plus there is a little bit of news about the long-mooted "Star Wars" live-action TV series.

Author Steven Unger talks about Dracula Special

Steven P. Unger has recently published a book "In the Footsteps of Dracula: A Personal Journey and Travel Guide" (World Audience Publishers, 2010). Following is my interview with Steve about his travel and Dracula's history.

John Carpenter to direct updated version of 'Dracula'

Some describe him as a horror legend for directing such films as "The Thing" and "Halloween." Carpenter returns to the director's chair for an updated version of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" titled "Fangland," which is based on a 2007 novel.

Awsome Welles: actor’s voice set to feature in new movie

Rare voice recordings of Orson Welles, the filmmaker and movie star, will be used in a new movie about Santa Claus's dog, it has been revealed.

Interview With Historian about the ‘Dracula House’ Special

The Hungarian historian who was reported to have ‘discovered’ a house belonging to the real “Dracula,” says the claims were inaccurate. Dr Tamás Fedeles says the cellar can indeed be linked to Wallachian Duke Vlad III, but not with any certainty.

Archaeologists Discover ‘Count Dracula's’ Cellar

Archaeologists have found a cellar in the university town of Pécs in southern Hungary, which they believe to have belonged to Wallachian Duke Vlad III, more commonly known as ”Dracula.”

Transylania Castle is Selling for Way Cheap

I am so going to bid on this place! What a wonderful place for the kiddies to grow up!

Dracula: The Life and Times Of Vlad the Impaler

Vlad Ţepeş of Romania, nicknamed the impaler, was the inspiration for Bram Stoker's classic vampire tale. Dreaded by his enemies, emulated by his admirers, history remembers him as a bloody tyrant with a legacy that intrigues us to this day.

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