If you’re a horror fan, today is basically Christmas as Universal has released every conceivable configuration of the Classic Monsters, with individual movies, monster specific sets or, our Pick of the Week, the massive 30 film collection.
Before he was the blood sucking monster of myth, Dracula was warrior Vlad III Tepes, who allows himself to be turned into a vampire in an attempt to save his people from an invading Turkish army in the upcoming Dracula Untold.
As if Christopher Lee could not get any cooler from his classified spy career in World War II to iconic role after iconic role in movies, he is also heavily into metal music and you can check out the video for his song, The Bloody Verdict of Verden.
Our month long horror themed Musical Montage gets closed out by the classic Warren Zevon song, “Werewolves of London” that may have some hidden meaning but seems like just a song about a werewolf running around London.
Coming from Transylvania, Count Dracula arrives in London to satiate his thirst for blood and get a new bride in the form of Mina Harker.
NBC unveiled their new shows after they did a mass cancelling of almost all their comedies and a bunch of their dramas. The strongest of their new shows seems to be The Blacklist, with James Spader as a Hannibal Lecteresque criminal/terrorist.
This week there was some news that the Dredd universe could continue in a different medium, Dreamworks is reviving a classic kids franchise, there’s a new Dracula and much more in News Shotgun.
The full Phase One set of the Marvel Universe is finally out this week along with much more in the New Release Round Up.
The month of Halloween Musical Montages comes to a close with arguably the “Jingle Bells” of Halloween, Bobby Pickett’s “Monster Mash”.
A bunch of news coming out of Comic Con, lots of video game related projects, Marvel and DC’s continuing cinematic battle and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.