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The Batman Test Audience Reactions: "A Horror Movie," "Very Scary" – The Mary Sue

The Batmanis the highly anticipated foray into the world of Gotham from director Matt Reeves, starring none other than Robert Pattinson as Batman. Picking quite a few of Batmans infamous foes from the Rogues Gallery, the movie is set to put Bruce Wayne face to face with everyone from Catwoman to the Riddler and beyond. (The only major one we seem to be free of is the Joker, which thank you, Matt. Continue reading


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5 horror movies have topped the box office this year and it shows why the genre is well-suited for the current market – Yahoo News

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in "Candyman." Universal Pictures "Candyman," which cost $25 million to make, earned $22 million at the US box office over the weekend. It suggests that the struggling theatrical market can still sustain low-to-mid-budget horror movies. The horror genre has generated 20% of the overall theatrical revenue in North America during the pandemic. Continue reading


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The best new books to read in September as selected by avid readers and critics – ABC News

Welcome to ABC Arts' monthly book column. Each month, we'll present a shortlist of new releases read and recommended by The Bookshelf's Kate Evans and The Book Show's Claire Nichols and Sarah L'Estrange alongside freelance writers and book reviewers. Continue reading


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Best Zombie Movies Streaming on Hulu, HBO Max, and Amazon Prime – IndieWire

All products and services featured by IndieWire are independently selected by IndieWire editors. However, IndieWire may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. Continue reading


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"What We Do in the Shadows" revels in the fecklessness of vampires who fail upward – Salon

Feckless is a word that became popular sometime in 2018, when we were trapped in the dark heart of the previous administration. It's a simple word that could be applicable to anyone in the 45th Oval Office occupant's inner circle because it can mean weak and ineffective, or worthless and irresponsible Continue reading


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Tony Lindsay Returns to Speculative Fiction With ‘Melody Knight a Vampire’s Tale’ – PRNewswire

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LA By Night, the best damn vampire show around, is returning for its final season – The Next Web

The World of Darkness is a terrifying place where monsters roam the streets, and fans of the LA By Night streaming series wait for well over a dang year for the final season to premiere. Well, joy of joys: its finally here! The last season of the current LA By Night chronicle airs on Friday, 3 September at 8PM PST (thats today if youre reading this hot off the press). LA By Night, for those unfamiliar, is a streaming show set in the World of Darkness Continue reading


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When Will Vampire Diaries Co-Creator Julie Plec Acknowledge the Horrible Treatment of Bonnie Bennett? – The Mary Sue

Julie Plec is an American television producer, writer, and director known for The Vampire Diaries and its spinoff shows, The OriginalsandLegacies. Plec is working on on a new vampire product, an adaptation of the book seriesVampire Academy by Richelle Mead (a series I absolutely read as a teenager) for NBCs Peacock streaming service. Playing the shows lead, Rose Hathaway, is Sisi Stringer (Mortal Kombat) Continue reading


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Sharkmob Explains Where ‘Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodhunt’ Fits in the Series Canon – Newsweek

The latest video game entry in the Vampire: The Masquerade franchise, titled Bloodhunt, has received a great deal of backlash from fans. Specifically, many are critical of how Sharkmob's offering is turning the tabletop RPG into an action-oriented multiplayer shooter, akin to Call of Duty: Warzone. Newsweek recently spoke to the developers about this controversial decision, with the team explaining why they chose to make a battle royale in the first place. Continue reading


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Psychology of friendship: the rise of the social vampire – Stylist Magazine

Essentially, then, social vampires are those people who are forever waiting to talk about themselves. Who derail entire conversations with unrelated anecdotes, who dont listen to anything anyone else is saying, and who talk and talk and talk without drawing breath. Continue reading


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