First Dark Shadows reviews are in

When the trailer for Dark Shadows was finally unveiled, opinions were mixed, but they leaned more towards negative than positive.

Dark Shadows looming

Friday May 11 heralds the arrival of the big screen version of the cult classic horror soap opera Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp as vampire Barnabas Collins and directed by Tim Burton.

The original Barnabas Collins is gone

Although opinion is mixed on the trailer, I'm as curious as anyone else to see the big screen version of Dark Shadows, directed by Tim Burton.

On Tim Burton's Dark Shadows

As a big lover of retro TV, Dark Shadows is a huge favorite of mine, as is Kolchak the Night Stalker, two great horror shows from the sixties and seventies that were created by the late producer Dan Curtis.