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Biting Critique: Vampire Lore as Vehicle For Social Commentary

With the 6th season of True Blood having just concluded, and with fans eager for new episodes, it’s fascinating to reflect on the bevy of issues the show has addressed over the course of its run, including: xenophobia; subjugated groups gaining tolerance in an increasingly permissive society; humanity’s constant struggle to reconcile animalistic urges with…Continue readingBiting Critique: Vampire Lore as Vehicle For Social Commentary

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Vampires Should Be Evil

I encountered the Vampire tale first through the movies, staying up late Friday and Saturday nights watching Bela Lugosi, John Carradine and then Christopher Lee portray Dracula. The Count was the epitome of evil, his whole existence on this Earth one purpose, to feed and create more of his kind. Vampirism was like a plague,…Continue readingVampires Should Be Evil

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Vampire-Con Film Festival is Back!

That’s right movie lovers, Vampire-Con Film Festival is returning for the third year! The film fest will take place at The New Beverly Cinema in Los Angeles and is running for two nights. Two nights of classic fangtastic vampire flicks! Woo! Originally created to include ALL fans of vampires, Vampire-Con continues its tradition of showcasing…Continue readingVampire-Con Film Festival is Back!

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Awesome New Vampire Selections to Add to Your NetFlix Instant Queue

I was browsing through my NetFlix Watch Instantly section, –and my fellow subscribers will understand this, –coming across new additions to the Watch Instantly section is almost like… coming downstairs on Christmas. Especially if you love b-movies, indie films, and cheap horror. Which means a few new instantly watch-able vampire movies, that maybe not all…Continue readingAwesome New Vampire Selections to Add to Your NetFlix Instant Queue

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Top 10 Vampire Movies According To…

…my friends. That’s right, I went onto facebook and asked my friends and family what their favorite vampire movie is. Luckily I got quite the variation of favorites since those that answered were all different ages. But before I reveal how awesome my friends are, I challenge all of you to post the question on…Continue readingTop 10 Vampire Movies According To…

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The Worst Vampire Movies Ever Made… Now Available on Netflix!

Ah, I think every devoted Netflix customer might feel some of my pain here, as I cry out, in chorus with my fellow vampire film lovers: Why is it, O Great Organizers of the Netflix Watch Instantly tab, that you pick the worst vampire movies ever, and add them, –instead of the awesome ones? I…Continue readingThe Worst Vampire Movies Ever Made… Now Available on Netflix!