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Centuries-old vampire Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) tries in vain to resist the seduction of witch Angelique (Eva Green) in “Dark Shadows.” The movie, a big screen remake of the 1960s gothic soap opera, is about an industrialist from colonial America who is cursed with immortality and awakens 200 years later to reclaim his family’s honor.

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At the Movies: Family devotion is eternal in ‘Dark Shadows’

Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Ichabod Crane, Willy Wonka, Sweeney Todd, the Mad Hatter — they all basically boil down to the same character, a pale eccentric who’s just a few steps out of sync with the rest of the world. Just when you thought we’d seen the last of him, that archetype rises once again in “Dark Shadows.”

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