Waxwork Records Spinatures Subscription

Waxwork Records joined the collectibles game this year with their new Spinatures line of highly detailed turntable-spinners featuring mini-busts of iconic characters from horror and sci-fi. So far we’ve seen the likes of Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, The Mummy and more, and this year the Universal Monsters line-up will expand along with a few other frightful additions thanks to the first ever Waxwork Records Spinatures Subscription. Get the details below. Read More »

mondo universal monsters puzzles

It’s going to be a graveyard smash over at Mondo, who are releasing four Universal Monsters puzzles this December. The puzzles, which feature Frankenstein, The Wolf ManDracula, and Creature from the Black Lagoon, are designed by beloved poster artist Francesco Francavilla, whose classic designs have been transformed into gorgeous 1,000-piece puzzles.

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dracula comic new

Bela Lugosi will rise from the grave to play Dracula once again – in comic book form. Legendary Comics will release a new comic adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula with the Count drawn to resemble Lugosi exactly, with cooperation from the Lugosi family. The adaptation of Stoker’s novel comes from Robert Napton, with art by El Garing and Kerry Gammill serving as art director.

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blumhouse dracula

Karyn Kusama, director of Jennifer’s BodyThe Invitation, and Destroyer, is set to raise Dracula from his moldy tomb for Blumhouse, and that’s worth getting excited about. Sure, there are countless film takes on Bram Stoker’s bloodsucking count, but Kusama is such a unique, exciting director to tackle this material. And in a recent interview, the filmmaker makes it clear she’s not going to take the same old approach to the story.

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dracula reboot

Welcome to a whole new world of gods and monsters. In the wake of the box office and critical success of The Invisible Man, there’s a mad dash for a monster mash, with more and more classic monsters being rebooted. The latest: Jason Blum‘s Blumhouse is about to sink its fangs into Dracula reboot and they have The Invitation and Destroyer director Karyn Kusama set to helm.

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BoJack Horseman Final Season Trailer

With the end of Bojack Horseman and the beginning of Mythic Quest, it’s a “What We’ve been Watching” episode of the Slashfilmcast. David, Devindra, Jeff dive into some new Netflix, HBO, and even Apple content. Stay for the after dark to see how the cast manages their digital movie library.

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dracula trailer

A new Dracula remake never gets old, and the upcoming BBC/Netflix series from the creators of Sherlock gives the bloodthirsty vampire a freshly modern, and appropriately bloody, coat. Ahead of the series premiere on Netflix this weekend, a final Dracula trailer has been released, giving us a glimpse of Claes Bang‘s seductive take on the Count. Watch the final Dracula trailer below.

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New On Blu-ray Hobbs and Shaw

It’s that time again! Time to revel in a new assortment of physical media. I know there are approximately ten bajillion streaming services right now, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on physical media. Streaming content can come and go like the tide. Physical media lasts forever. Unless you lose it. Or your house burns down. Anyway, these are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week!

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dracula tv series trailer

That immortal scamp Dracula is at it again, this time in a new BBC series from the creators of Sherlock. The new Dracula TV series just dropped its first trailer, and it looks appropriately bloody and sexy. Claes Bang stars at the bloodsucking count, and based on the footage below, this new take on the story isn’t going to stick too closely to the source material (I don’t remember an army of stake-wielding nuns from the book). Watch the Dracula TV series trailer below.

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dracula tv series first look

The first look at the new Dracula is here for you to sink your teeth into, and it doesn’t disappoint. Claes Bang plays the infamous vampire in a new BBC TV series from Sherlock team Steven Moffat and Mark Gattis. Like seasons of Sherlock, the series will consist of three 90-minute episodes. Check out the Dracula TV series first look below…if you dare.

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