Bram Stoker

Ancestor of Dracula novelist brings horror to life at Art Central

THE spirit of Count Dracula was alive and well in Barry earlier this month, as the great grandnephew of the horror classic's author, Bram Stoker, …

Wales

'Darkest Hour' gives Oldman, Mendelsohn big chance to work together

Gary Oldman and Ben Mendelsohn had only one scene together when they worked on "The Dark Knight Rises." That was all they needed as the pair struck …

Entertainment

Immortal Beloved: BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA At 25

At its heart, Bram Stoker's 1897 epistolary horror novel <i>Dracula</i> is an anti-immigrant text, written by an Irish author who was fearful of an exotic …

Horror Movies

Trump judicial nominee hunts ghosts, fends off critics over his lack of qualifications

By day, he was a clerk to a federal judge, a Harvard Law School graduate at the start of his career. By night, he was a ghost hunter and a devotee of the macabre.<p>Brett Talley is now President Donald Trump's nominee for a lifetime appointment to the federal bench as a U.S. District Court judge in …

Donald Trump

New On Amazon Prime Video Streaming In November 2017: James Bond Movies, TV Shows, And More

November is here, and it's going to be a big month for subscribers to Amazon Prime. The service's streaming video component is beefing up its library heading into the end of the year with original TV shows and movies--including the critically acclaimed <i>The Big Sick</i>.<p>The big news for Amazon in …

Netflix

A Walk Around Whitby

Whitby has a lot to offer for enthusiasts of a whole variety of interests. History, vampires, sea-food, super views and plenty of walks. It is a …

Say Something Nice: THE CELL (2000)

Tarsem Singh’s <b>The Cell</b> is an uneven, bloated mess. The concept is fun: what if you could go into someone’s mind, <b>Inception-</b>style, and see the worlds …

Jennifer Lopez

‘Women struggle everywhere. There’s this feeling that you are an inferior being’

Palestinian Ruba Shamshoum and her husband arrived from Nazareth in 2012<p>Wed, Nov 15, 2017, 06:00<p>Ruba Shamshoum used to hate standing on stage in …

News (Ireland)

Here's What's New On Hulu In November: Marvel's Runaways, James Bond Movies, And More

We're now well into November, and Hulu has shared a full list of new titles coming to its streaming service this month. In addition to new episodes of your favorite TV shows, November will see the debut of some notable Hulu original series and a slew of new movies to watch.<p>The most notable addition …

Netflix

9 Things You Never Knew About 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'

We take it for granted now, but it must have seemed positively ludicrous at the time for Francis Ford Coppola -- a man who had made a name for himself with "The Godfather," "Apocalypse Now," and moody thrillers like "The Conversation" -- to tackle something like "Bram Stoker's Dracula."<p>A faithful …

Movies

Defending the “Guilty Pleasure” BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA

<i>Bram Stoker’s Dracula</i> made its theatrical debut 25 years ago, opening at number one at the box office with a then-huge $30 million take, and going on …

Entertainment

What Are Some Genuinely Scary Halloween Plays to Perform?

Most Halloween productions are playful spoofs of worn out movie monsters. Although campy shows are a blast, there is nothing quite like getting …

Stephen Sondheim

The Scottish fishing village that brought Dracula to life

Many of us like nothing more than getting our teeth into a great novel. But in the case of Irish author Bram Stoker, it was to lead to one of fiction's most enduring characters - Dracula.<p>Stoker's connections with the Yorkshire town of Whitby have been well documented.<p>But it was his time in the …

Ireland

Bram Stoker’s Dracula: Twenty-Five Years of Beauty, Tragedy, and Horror

image provided by Dracula.cc<p>Horror masterpiece, Bram Stoker’s Dracula celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary! We look back at this imperial story of …

Entertainment

Dracula: In the Shadow of the Nosferatu

We return to Dracula’s evil realm and explore the earliest cinematic roles that brought our beloved Vampire from script to screen.<p>Welcome back, dear …

Entertainment

Dracula didn’t come to India: Why atmas and dayans have us spooked

It was her first experience of a Hollywood horror film. A young Anu Mukherjee had gone to witness the dark deeds of the infamous Count Dracula with …

India

Happy birthday, Bram Stoker's Dracula!

Few novels have had the sheer level of pop culture influence of Bram Stoker’s classic vampire novel <i>Dracula</i>. An instant success upon release, the book …

Horror Movies

Dracula: Bram Stoker’s Legacy of Blood, Passion, and Gothic Horror

image courtesy of the Bram Stoker Estate litstack.org<p>In the shadowed realms of horror Dracula reigns as everlasting sovereign. We pay respect to the …

Entertainment

6 hair-raising facts about Bram Stoker on the 170th anniversary of his birth

Did you know his bedtime stories were about cholera?<p>The author of the world's most famous vampire novel – sorry Twilight fans – was born 170 years …

Literature

Ralph Northam, Twitter, Roy Halladay: Your Wednesday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>Election winners, election losers.</b><p>• Voters delivered a forceful rebuke of President Trump and his party on Tuesday, with Democrats winning the governorships in Virginia and New Jersey and making …

News (U.S.)

Legends of Tomorrow Goes Vampire Hunting, Finds Another Old Supervillain

Franz Drameh as Jefferson "Jax" Jackson (Photo: Cate Cameron/The CW)<p>Leave it to <i>Legends of Tomorrow</i> to keep horror fun the week after Halloween. Their</i> …

TV

Bram Stoker’s Horror Classic is Steeped in the Anxieties of his Age

Bram Stoker’s interest in the macabre seems to have been with him from his youth. While at Trinity College, Dublin, he became a member of the …

Literature

Republican Tax Cuts And The New Gentry

The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act seems to be directed to what I would call the New Gentry, although my covivant favors the term Entitled Children. I think that what has happened is that the land of the free and the home of the brave has developed something that we will never admit to having – a gentry. My …

Entrepreneurship

Here are some reading lists on impeachment and the Civil War. (No reason.)

Plus the rest of the week’s best writing on books and related topics.<p>Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a curated collection of the best writing on the web about books and related subjects. Here’s the best the internet has to offer for the week of October 29, 2017.<p>Following John Kelly’s …

Books

What’s New On Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, And HBO This Weekend: ‘Alias Grace’, ‘Get Out’, ‘Shameless’, And More

This weekend, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, Showtime, STARZ, Sundance Now, Acorn TV, BritBox, Shudder, Tribeca Shortlist, and more are adding a bunch …

Netflix

Jonathan Ross hosts annual Halloween party: click to see best celebrity costumes

Celebrities November 01, 2017 - 08:27 GMT<p><b>Jonathan Ross</b>' highly-anticipated annual Halloween party is always a star-studded event, and this year was …

Gemma Collins

All the sci-fi movies and TV coming to Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in November 2017

If you're a fan of Marvel TV shows, there's a whole lot to love this month — and we're not just talking about on Netflix. We have superheroes, some …

Netflix

Frankenstein: Making of a Modern Myth

<i>Image shown above of Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s monster in 1931, courtesy of Rex Features</i> There’s an indication of the longevity of one of …

Literature

Here’s Everything New On Hulu November 2017: Movies, Shows, Hulu Originals, And More

Hello, November, how’s it going? It’s a whole new turkey-filled month, and Hulu is serving up a hot plate of fresh Hulu movies and Hulu shows all …

Netflix

BBC Radio 4 - Seriously..., The Trainspotter's Guide to Dracula

"3 May. Bistritz. Left Munich at 8:35 P. M, on 1st May, arriving at Vienna early next morning; should have arrived at 6:46, but train was an hour late."<p>The first line of Bram Stoker's Dracula makes it clear what the novel will be about: trains. As the book begins, the English solicitor Jonathan …

Europe