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31 Days of Halloween

31 Days of Halloween — Day 16, A Bevy of Draculas

It’s not the Halloween season without a new take on the Dracula legend blighting our nation’s movie theaters. This year’s entry is Dracula Untold, in which were are told the ‘true’ back story of the villainous count, because none of the other eleventy billion Dracula movies has gotten the tale right. Now, Dracula Untold has some things […]

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1X07: “Possession”

This week’s episode of Penny Dreadful had us on the edge of our seats as always, and since the finale is next week, it only heightens the suspense and makes waiting for the next episode even harder. In the last episode, we were left with Sir Malcolm trying to have a conversation with Vanessa after her […]

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 1×06, “What Death Can Join Together”

Happy Friday! We’re almost done with this first season of Penny Dreadful. In the sixth episode, “What Death Can Join Together,” we’re back to the main story… and shit starts to hit the fan here.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful 1×05, “Closer Than Sisters”

The latest episode of Penny Dreadful was very Vanessa-centric, but no less amazing. It’s told from Vanessa’s point of view in flashback, and it gives a history of what occurred in the past between the Murray and Ives families and what exactly Vanessa’s transgression was.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1.04, “Demimonde”

Happy Friday, all! We’re helping you wrap up your work week with the recap of the most recent episode of Penny Dreadful. And guess what—there is some good news about the series: Showtime has decided to renew it for a second season! So if you haven’t started watching yet, you can start watching now! But you […]

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, Episode 1×03: “Resurrection”

Happy Thursday, all! Time for the recap of Episode 3 of Penny Dreadful. This episode, “Resurrection,” more or less gives some exposition concerning the characters, though we do see some action and get a cliffhanger at the end.

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New Show Recap: Penny Dreadful, 1×01: “Night Work”

I can’t tell you how ridiculously excited I was when I found out about Showtime’s new series Penny Dreadful. I saw the first episode this past weekend and was immediately hooked. After the massive letdown that was NBC’s Dracula this past fall, Penny Dreadful is a breath of, well, foul, soupy London fog. The show is named for […]

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Retro Recap: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, S5.E1 — “Buffy Vs. Dracula”

“And you’re sure this isn’t just some fanboy thing? ‘Cause I’ve fought more than a couple pimply, overweight vamps that called themselves Lestat.”

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31 Days of Halloween, Day 8 — What to Watch, Theater Edition

It used to be that horror fans would wait all year long for the late fall/October horror dump, when the studios vomited out every even remotely scary movie they’d have sitting around on their shelves. That’s not so much the case anymore — The Conjuring, The Purge, and Insidious 2 all skipped the Halloween market — but you can […]

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LadyGhosts of TV Past

Recap: Being Human, Episode 1.09 “I Want You Back (From the Dead)”

This week, Sally pushes someone away when she shouldn’t, Josh pulls someone near when he should push them away and Aidan breaks my heart.