| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Halloween is coming to the historic district in a big way this year. Festivities start this weekend, and it seems like the whole town is prepared to be scared.
They are busing people in for the start of the "HallowRead" book convention on Friday, Oct....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:40 AM
"Dracula" seems right at home among the ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute high above Ellicott City. Thanks to the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company's outdoor staging, the vampire has taken up residence at this wooded site. It makes for the perfect...
| Sep 28, 2013
At the start of Bram Stoker's 1897 novel "Dracula," a London lawyer named Harker visits Transylvania to facilitate a real estate deal for a mysterious count who desires new digs in England.
Not anything freshly built, or even modestly rehabbed, mind...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 4:25 AM
Should you spy a bunch of folks in hockey masks hanging around Hunt Valley this weekend, don't go looking for a game.
The area will be crawling with dozens, if not scores, of aspiring Jasons, the masked killer and overwhelmingly demonic presence of the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Less about vampires than deals with the devil, "The Impaler" draws not on "Dracula" but the historical figure who inspired Bram Stoker's iconic bloodsucker: Vlad III, a vicious 15th century Crusader known for impaling his victims. Seven friends who look...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
For a legendary monster makeup designer like Rick Baker, it's no surprise that Halloween is his favorite holiday.
"Designing Halloween makeup looks for friends and family is one of my favorite things to do," says Baker, who has taken home Oscars for...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It is a little late to be worrying much over the body of Dracula. From pulp he came and to pulp he shall forever return.
For every serious or even vaguely faithful take on the 1897 Bram Stoker novel — Browning, Murnau, Coppola, Herzog, et al....
| Oct 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This is not your great-great grandfather's Dracula.
It's NBC's — and that means in this lush, re-imagined world, the mysterious count made famous in Bram Stoker's 1897 classic now has washboard abs, is posing as an American (vampire) in London,...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
The Fall Season is here, people. And though premieres will happen up and down what is still anachronistically called a dial, the season remains mainly the domain of the broadcast networks — which seem bent for the moment not on aping cable TV, as...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Ted Post, a veteran television and film director who directed a young Clint Eastwood on TV's "Rawhide" and later directed the film legend in the hit movies "Hang `em High" and "Magnum Force," has died. He was 95.
Post, who had been in failing health,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:30 PM
No one should be feeling too pea-cocky just yet, but for the first time in years, NBC seems to have some wind at its back.
The long-struggling network broke through last season, finishing ahead of one of its rivals (ABC) in the young adults demo for...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Universal Pictures has moved the release of its "Dracula" reboot from Aug. 8, 2014 to Oct. 3, 2014.
The studio also announced it will release "Search Party" on Sept. 12, 2014. "Search Party" is the directorial debut of "Hangover" scribe Scot Armstrong...