“In 1924, Dracula premiered on stage in London, adapted by Irish actor and playwright Hamilton Deane. This production introduced the world to the charming, well-coifed, tuxedo-clad Count Dracula, as portrayed by Raymond Huntley (who allegedly provided his own costume). Without the subtleties a novel provides, Count Dracula’s sophisticated demeanor and […]
BBC Radio Four’s Fright Night line-up is spooktacular! It includes short stories, a drama by filmmaker Peter Strickland, readings of Stephen King short stories and Rosemary’s Baby and an adaptation of The Ring.
To me, the films made during the decline and fall of Rajesh Khanna, India’s first movie hero to cause mass hysteria on an Elvis level, are far more interesting to watch than those from his reign as the throb of hearts and other parts. His peak straddles Hindi […]
Rowan Pope: There is, incidentally, a point. If there are no more white hats, if the deck is always stacked, and if everyone you love is a monster, there is, in fact, someone worth saving. Olivia Pope: Who? Rowan: Everyone! Everyone is worth saving! Even the monsters, even […]
The Media Digital History Library has so many media magazines–film, drama and radio reviews from 1894! So many magazines! Old movie weirdos and old time radio enthusiasts, rejoice!
“Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been binge-watching one of the most innovative series on television. Like many of the gems of the current TV renaissance, it features extended narratives with complex plots, intricate backstories, and layered characters. Its approach to storytelling is remarkably adventurous, shattering television, […]