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Showtime's Penny Dreadful to make its San Diego Comic-Con debut

We’ve been up to our necks in San Diego Comic-Con news over the last couple of weeks and it’s not even here yet! Along with “The Walking Dead”, “iZombie”, “Bates Motel”, and so much more, you can also expect to see Showtime’s new horror series “Penny Dreadful” make its San Diego Comic-Con debut as the opening day...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 8

Episode 8: Grand Guignol SUMMARY: A newly-well Vanessa ( Eva Green ) becomes convinced that Sir Malcolm's ( Timothy Dalton ) daughter Mina is somehow connected to the Grand Guignol theater, where Caliban (Rory Kinnear) works as a stagehand. REVIEW: Fresh from last week's episode, which ended in a bizarre sequence which revealed Ethan ( Josh Hartnett ) to be some...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 7

Episode 7: Possession SUMMARY: Sir Malcolm ( Timothy Dalton ) and Ethan ( Josh Hartnett ) try to save Vanessa, who's now in danger of losing her soul with the diabolical possession of her mind and body beginning to take stronger hold. REVIEW: Last week's PENNY DREADFUL concluded with Vanessa revealing herself to Sir Malcolm, with it clear that she's...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 6

Episode 6: What Death Can Join Together SUMMARY: Another of Vanessa's ( Eva Green ) visions sends Sir Malcolm ( Timothy Dalton ) and Ethan ( Josh Hartnett ) and a dark search through London, while Victor (Harry Treadaway) and Van Helsing ( David Warner ) continue their research. Meanwhile, Vanessa's relationship with Dorian Grey (Reeve Carney) takes a dark turn....

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 5

Episode 5: Closer Than Sisters SUMMARY: The mystery of Vanessa's ( Eva Green ) past and relationship with Sir Malcolm's ( Timothy Dalton ) daughter Mina is revealed. REVIEW: This is an intriguing episode for several reasons. As we reach the final stretch of season one episodes (with only three more left after this), Vanessa – who's no doubt...

Penny Dreadful renewed by Showtime, will get longer second season

Y'all enjoying Showtime's gothic horror series "Penny Dreadful" ? If you are, hopefully you're reading our episode recaps every Monday. You will also be happy to hear that the show has just been renewed by the network, with a 10-episode order for season two. (Up from eight episodes this season.) Rejoice! The news comes from EW, which received the following quote from Showtime...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 4

Episode 4: Demimonde SUMMARY: Vanessa ( Eva Green ) continues her dangerous flirtation with Dorian Gray, and Sir Malcolm ( Timothy Dalton ) teams with Victor to find a cure for his daughter's affliction. REVIEW: After an absence from last week's episode, Reeve Carney's Dorian Gray is back, with creator John Logan again graphically depicting Gray's...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 3

Episode 3: Resurrection SUMMARY: Victor (Harry Treadaway) comes face-to-face with his first creation (Rory Kinnear) who's bent on teaching Victor the consequences of playing God. REVIEW: The third episode of PENNY DREADFUL (the first not directed by J.A Bayona ) kicks off with a flashback to Victor Frankenstein's youth, as he's dealt a horrible blow...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful: Season 1, Episode 2

Episode 2: Séance SUMMARY: Vanessa ( Eva Green ) and Sir Malcolm ( Timothy Dalton ) acquaint themselves with the mysterious Dorian Gray. Meanwhile, Ethan ( Josh Hartnett ) checks into a brothel and starts to make the most of his new home. REVIEW: “He's here...unbutton the top of your dress.” So says the always insightful Timothy Dalton to...

Michael C. Hall is open to a Dexter spinoff - are you?

Have we seen the last of Dexter Morgan? After the (allegedly) disappointing finale of Showtime's "Dexter" , the chiefs at the network made it clear they were looking at some form of spinoff series. Makes sense, since "Dexter" was their golden goose. But could they actually do it without Michael C. Hall, Dexter himself? The door was left open for the possibility of his return,...

TV Review: Penny Dreadful Season 1, Episode 1

Episode 1: Night Work SUMMARY: Ethan Chandler ( Josh Hartnett ) – a gunslinging American travelling with a Wild West show in 19th century London, is hired by the mysterious Vanessa Ives ( Eva Green ) and Sir Malcolm ( Timothy Dalton ) to help them on a quest through the violent London underworld, which they discover is rife with supernatural activity. REVIEW:...

Cool Horror Videos: Full pilot episode for Penny Dreadful starring Eva Green

If you're really looking forward to Showtime's new horror series "Penny Dreadful," today is a good day for you: the full pilot episode is available to watch right this minute! And you don't even need a Showtime subscription - just click HERE to get the creeps. From executive producers Sam Mendes and John Logan, "Penny Dreadful" goes like this: An erotically-charged, profoundly...

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