Dark Shadows (2012 Movie)

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Dark Shadows is a 2012 American horror comedy film based on the gothic television soap opera Dark Shadows, that was broadcast between 1966 and 1971. The film was directed by Tim Burton and stars Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins, a 200-year-old vampire who has been imprisoned in a coffin. Collins is eventually unearthed and makes his way back to his mansion, now inhabited by his descendants. He discovers that his jealous ex-lover Angelique Bouchard (played by Eva Green) has taken over the town's fishing business that was once run by the Collins family (Bouchard is a witch who was responsible for transforming Collins into a vampire).

In some scenes, Barnabas uses hypnosis to find out information or to make things go his way.

Scene #1 Summary[edit | edit source]

When arriving at his old mansion, Barnabas hypnotizes Willie Loomis, the mansion's caretaker, to become his servant.

Scene #2 Summary[edit | edit source]

During a check-up with Barnabas, Julie uses a pocket watch to find out information about him. It's the moment when he tells her then he's a vampire.