Retro Dark Shadows remake is worth seeing for the vamps and the spooks

Imagine:  A massive, creepy, 200-year-old Gothic mansion, set in picturesque Maine by the sea.  And to boot, the mansion has some visually stunning ghosts and is home to a polite, charming, but nonetheless bloodthirsty vampire.  Interested? We were.  Neither of us had ever watched the original television show Dark Shadows, and we’re not real big […]

November: it’s dark, dreary and time for … Haunted Houses

Marie:  You know, any month that starts with a Day of the Dead is sending you a message that things are going to get worse before they get better.  I don’t know about you in California, but out here in Chicago, the days are certainly getting gloomier.  You get one or two days of Indian […]