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Let The Right One In

Let The Right One In is yet another vampire novel turned film. The Swedish romantic horror film was directed by Tomas Alfredson and is based on the novel of the same name by John Ajvide Lindqvist, who also wrote the screenplay for the film. Let The Right One In is about a 12 year old…

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Vampires In The British Isles

Sadly, this part of the world does not have many vampire myths. While the rest of Europe is full to the brim with vampire stories there are very few from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. But there are some… Ireland: Here we find the vampire known as the dearg-due, who’s name means “Red Blood Sucker”…

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The Possibly Not So Awesome Buffy Remake

If you are a hardcore, own every season, memorize half the lines, Buffy The Vampire Slayer fan like myself you were probably a bit excited when you heard that they were making another Buffy movie (even though the show wrapped up nicely). If you are also like me, I bet the moment you heard that…

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Thirst

Thirst is a Korean horror/drama vampire movie written and directed by Park Chan-wook. The film was shown at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival where it received the Jury Prize. Thirst explores the good and the bad in humanity in a dark, somewhat disturbing, semi creepy kind of way. The film’s tone is twisted, gritty and…

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The Blood Lovin’ Upior

Time for another different flavor of vampire, this time the Slavic Upior. The Upior or Upier is an eastern Slavic name for “vampire” used the most in Poland and also believed by some to be where the word “vampire” actually originated from. The Upior is a bit different than the majority of the Eastern European…

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The Aswang

The Aswang are another one of those vampire species that are way different than your traditional opera cape kind. This particular vampire is from the Philippines and is believed to be a sexy normal woman by day and an evil flying monster of terror at night. During the day the Aswang appears to be a…

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The Strain: Book One of The Strain Trilogy

Written by the genius writer of the Academy Award winning Pan’s Labyrinth and fan loved Hellboy films, Guillermo Del Toro and award winning thriller writer Chuck Hogan The Strain is everything one could want in a horror vampire novel. Gory, dark and full of evil and chaos. According to the book’s tag line… The Strain…

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Vampire Vacations

How do dark alleyways, historical buildings, theatrics, moonlit walks and haunting stories sound? Fun, right? If you think so then a vampire themed vacation is just what you need. Believe it or not there are a few destinations in the states that can quench some of those vampire thirsts of yours… New Orleans, Louisiana: Thanks…

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Daybreakers: Putting the Scary Back Into Vampires

Lets face it, with all the whiny, kissy face vampire movies currently out there we are in serious need of a badass vampire flick. Horror, action, a thought provoking plot… actors that can actually act all sound good right about now. From the looks of the trailer of the new vampire film Daybreakers written and…

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The Dreaded Langsuir

Every culture, every part of the world has its own set of vampire myths and the Malaysian Langsuir is one of many of those myths. Now the Langsuir isn’t your average kinda vamp, there’s no capes or a holy water phobia with them. No tragic star-crossed love story or quest for redemption, not even close….

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The Vampire’s Assistant

At long last the trailer for the movie adaptation of the popular book series Cirque Du Freak is out. The 12 book series by Irish author Darren Shan is about a boy who is also named Darren Shan (since the series is set in “true story” mode) and his adventures with a wild circus full…

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TrueBlood, Season 1, Episode 10

Sam wakes up to a screaming Sookie, and the sexy naked bar owner flops around for a moment before Sookie settles far away, and tells him to leave; very loudly. While Sam tries to explain, Sookie misunderstands, and thinks Sam is the murderer, before she clocks him one, and takes off to hide in the…

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