8:56 AM PDT, August 31, 2012
The Halloween season is the ideal time for the home-video debut of director Tim Burton's update of the long-running ABC daytime serial, still centered on vampire Barnabas Collins ... played here by frequent Burton collaborator Johnny Depp.
Revived after a two-century-long burial, Barnabas sets out to right the wrongs done to his family. Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Jonny Lee Miller ("Elementary") and Eva Green ("Casino Royale") also are in the cast. So are several stars of the television version, including the initial Barnabas, the now-deceased Jonathan Frid. DVD extras: "making-of" documentary; deleted scenes. *** (PG-13: AS, P) (Also on Blu-ray and Movies on Demand)
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