On last week’s episode of Penny Dreadful Ethan escaped the clutches of Rusk, Hecate and his father thanks to Sir Malcolm and Kaetenay. Vanessa has a new ally in her battle with Dracula and, Lily is building a wicked army. Does Catriona know the truth about vampires? Will John Clare be accepted by his family? Will Vanessa outsmart the Dragon? Read the rest of this entry
On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” Dorian and Lily rescue a young girl and, Dr. Seward listens to Vanessa’s darkest secrets. Ethan is on the run again, but now he has the help of a witch. While Dr. Jekyll gives a demonstration on one of his patients, we learn the secret identity of Dracula. This week, Vanessa is given a clue to her past. Read the rest of this entry
On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” the good Dr. Seward told Vanessa to do something different, which led to Vanessa meeting the delightful Dr. Sweet, but dark forces follow Vanessa’s every move while Inspector Rusk hunts for God’s wolf. Has Ethan found help from an old foe? We must enter dark portals to find the answers, my little pennies. Read the rest of this entry
It seemed an eternity for one of the best shows on television to return. But, return it did! The season two finale of “Penny Dreadful” ended with Miss Ives and her colleagues separated by a series of unfortunate incidences: Sir Malcolm takes Sembene’s corpse back to Africa; Inspector Rush extradites Ethan to America; Caliban sails to a frozen world and, Lily and Dorian dance their bloody waltz. Miss Ives is alone, but it’s time to find her dark side. Do you dare follow? Read the rest of this entry
The Universal Monsters are pop culture icons. Frankenstein, Dracula, the Wolfman – all exist in our consciousness in the images created of them back in the 1930s by Universal Studios. All later versions of these creatures are seen through the lens of this original motion picture creation. As good as Christopher Lee, Frank Langella, Gary Oldman, or even this new Dracula Untold guy, Luke Evans, have been as Count Dracula, our first impression, our go-to visual will always be the aristocratic, Eastern accented, slick haired, perfect suited and caped Bela Lugosi version. More on the 1931 Dracula, and its secret Spanish twin, after the jump.
Sometimes we humans are more evil than the monsters we seek to kill. In episode 9, Van Helsing was so set on revenge that he was ready to bash in the heads of Browning’s young children, and Harker, social climber that he is, has joined the Order of the Dragon. The cards are dealt, but with his comrades joining the dark side, is the deck stacked against Grayson? Find out after the jump. Read the rest of this entry
Last week’s episode was a real character study on the people surrounding Grayson/Dracula. Best friends are not always best friends, boyfriends can’t be trusted, and you never ever want to piss off Lady Jayne. While Mina was attacked by henchmen from the Order of the Dragon, Jonathan was fooling around with Lucy. Davenport’s been shot and Browning’s children are missing. The war is on between the merry men of the Order and Grayson/Dracula. When push comes to shove, who will Mina chose? Find out after the jump.
Like a page torn from the Star Wars story, our rascally greedy men of the Brotherhood aka Order of the Dragon have used their power, shady dealings and money to attack Grayson’s fledgling Energy Company. How did this happen? Was Dracula too busy wooing Mina? Was Van Helsing too preoccupied with revenge to notice? And what will the merry men of the Order do now that they have that portrait? Find out after the jump. Read the rest of this entry
In our last episode, Dracula/Grayson, with the help of Van Helsing’s experiments, spoiled the Order of the Dragon’s plans to get rid of him, but Dracula might want to invest in sunscreen. Mina, did the nasty with Harker, and snubbed her BFF, Lucy. Not to worry, Lucy has a new friend; Ninja Jayne. Will the merry men of the Brotherhood find a way to rid themselves of Grayson and his eco-friendly, energy saving technology? Find out after the jump. Read the rest of this entry