Reviews and Blog Posts: vampires

Vampires on TV

The international fascination with vampires has impacted TV programming as much as it has movie production. The most popular job for a TV vampire? Private Detective. Can you pick out the three TV shows listed that feature a vampire gumshoe?

Vampire Hunters

Legend says that as long as there have been vampires, there have been vampire hunters. At least in the movies it is true. Buffy the Vampire Slayer may be the most popular of the vampire hunters, but many other films portray the dark side of vampires and those who fight them.

Dracula on Film

Count Dracula was introduced to the world by Bram Stoker in his 1891 work, Dracula. In 1931, Bela Lugosi embodied the horrific role. Dracula remains the king of the vampires, as the number of films that include a reference to "Dracula" is well over 200, according to the Internet Movie Database.

Comedy with Bite

As the vampire craze rages on, spoofs continue to poke fun at the stereotypes and scenarios common to horror films. These funny films feature vampires in comedic situations.

Fat vampire : a never coming of age story

by Adam Rex

Reviewer Rating:
3

Want something a little different than the vampire romance novels that seem to be everywhere these days? Want to know what happens when the geek you've never noticed is the one who's the vampire (pretty much by accident)? Doug isn't drinking cow blood because he's a noble vampire who doesn't...

The lost

by Jonathan Aycliffe

Reviewer Rating:
5

Tired of wasting your time on formulaic, poorly-written and unnecessarily erotic vampire novels? Let The Lost restore your faith in the gothic horror genre. Short journal entries, transcripts, news clippings and correspondence relate the tale of a contemporary Englishman's journey to reclaim his birthright in post-Ceauşescu Romania. Michael Feraru navigates...

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