15 Fun Facts About “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

Horror musicals are a very specific and fun subgenre that can be appealing to horror fans who love music and theater fans who love things dark and disturbing.  And there is perhaps no more famous horror stage play than that of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”. For years, there were rumors of a potential film adaptation, which finally came to … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”

Rob Zombie Announces “The Munsters” Releasing Straight to Netflix

Rob Zombie’s latest film project The Munsters has been the subject of great intrigue, for both good and bad reasons.  The incredibly divisive director is known for his love of the original Munsters TV series and while the first teaser delighted fans with a recreation of the show’s original opening, the full trailer left a lot to be desired. While fans continue to debate and … Continue reading Rob Zombie Announces “The Munsters” Releasing Straight to Netflix

“Dark Shadows” 10 Years Later – The End of the Burton/Depp Era

Between The Addams Family, The Munsters, and Dark Shadows, the 1960’s seemed to be a highpoint for lighthearted “horror” based TV shows.  While the first two were more sitcom-based, Dark Shadows took the soap opera approach and remained a popular TV show.  So when it was announced that Tim Burton was doing a movie adaptation, fans were both intrigued but apprehensive. Casting his familiar actors … Continue reading “Dark Shadows” 10 Years Later – The End of the Burton/Depp Era

15 Fun Facts About “The Corpse Bride”

2005 was quite the year for Tim Burton as he had not one, but two major releases.  Only two months after Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Burton released a grimly delightful musical about love, loss, and death. The Corpse Bride remains a fun gem in his filmography and today it celebrates its 15th anniversary.  So in honor of that, here are 15 fun facts about … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “The Corpse Bride”

20 Fun Facts About “Sleepy Hollow”

It was one of the very first examples of a scary story living through the generations, and in 1999 it was brought to the big screen by one of the most imaginative directors of our generation.  What resulted was the beautifully grim, excessively gory, and darkly hilarious film that was Sleepy Hollow. In the 20 years since its release, there have been few films that … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Sleepy Hollow”