Dark Shadows Isn’t Dark Enough

Leave logic at the door. Dark Shadows, directed by Tim Burton, is held together by Johnny Depp’s deadpan performance as Barnabus Collins, but only barely. He is turned into a vampire after his mistress, a servant girl named Angelique, confesses her feelings and feels jilted by not receiving an “I love you” in return. She is a witch and curses him into being a vampire as well as losing everyone he loves. She puts him in a coffin and he stays in there for a few centuries, until he is let out again. He only knows of life in 1752 … Continue reading Dark Shadows Isn’t Dark Enough