| Apr 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
HAMILTON, Ontario -- Jonathan Frid, the man known to fans around the world as Barnabas Collins, the suave vampire from the cult hit soap opera "Dark Shadows" has died at age 87.
The Hamilton Spectator, of Hamilton, Ontario, reports the Canadian actor...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Anne Rice hasn’t written about vampires in almost a decade.
But for many fans, she remains the authority on the undead. So when she made an appearance at the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, a gathering of comic, fantasy and science fiction...
| May 10, 2012
** (out of four)
A movie about the undead can still be DOA.
As Barnabas Collins, an 18th century vampire awoken in 1972, Johnny Depp and his zesty delivery can get a laugh out of an unimaginative line like, “My God, a woman doctor; what an age...
| May 11, 2012
| 2:59 PM
In “Dark Shadows,” Tim Burton exhumes the Dan Curtis gothic soap opera of the same name, which ran five days a week from 1966-1971. Not surprisingly, Burton's frequent collaborator Johnny Depp takes over the role of vampire Barnabas Collins....
| May 13, 2012
| 11:36 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Avengers," the smash hit movie about Marvel superheroes who team up to save the Earth, crushed competitors for a second weekend with a record $103.2 million in U.S. and Canadian ticket sales and was poised to top $1 billion...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:22 PM
John Madden directed the fun-loving Oscar winner "Shakespeare in Love" and the gritty spy thriller "The Debt." He employs his skills somewhere between these two extremes in"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel."
The story follows several aging Brits needing...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:19 AM
"Snow White and the Huntsman" easily made it out of the woods at the box office this weekend, as the film's debut far exceeded industry projections.
The fairy-tale adaptation opened with a surprisingly robust $56.3 million, according to an estimate...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Though "People Like Us" star Chris Pine got his start in intimate theater productions, the actor broke out in Hollywood when he starred in 2009's action-laden, big-budget reboot of "Star Trek."
These days, Pine is still learning how to balance his...