A family friend watched our little daughter so my husband could take his mother and me to Dark Shadows, the new Johnny Depp movie. My mother-in-law saw the series after school in the 60s and remembers it fondly. She said it bears little resemblance to this film but for the name of the mansion and the main character. It was a fun way to spend two hours.
My favorite line I will use to hypnotize my toddler into good behavior, "You will go and listen to the Cooper woman." You'll get it when you see the movie. Three stars of a possible 5. ***
Here's a recap of the beginning of the series.