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Neil Jordan’s Byzantium

In a desert of predictable young adult vampire romance, Byzantium is a refreshing oasis. It is a film directed by Neil Jordan and is based on Moira Buffini’s play A Vampire Story. In the opening scene the main character, Eleanor Web, played by the lovely Saoirse Ronan, is finishing writing a story which she then…Continue readingNeil Jordan’s Byzantium

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Byzantium Trailer Finally Released

Fear not, fans of vampiric cinema! Twilight is over, Dario Argento’s Dracula 3D has come and pretty much gone, Dark Shadows didn’t do well enough to spark a sequel. But other vampire films are on their way! One of these comes from the fertile mind of Neil Jordon, the man who also gave us Interview…Continue readingByzantium Trailer Finally Released

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Byzantium at the Toronto Film Festival

This week Neil Jordan’s vampire film Byzantium had its debut at the Toronto Film Festival.  For those of you don’t know, this is the first entry into undead cinema by Jordan since his adaptation of Interview With A Vampire, which at first infuriated then enthralled the author Anne Rice as well as making Kirsten Dunst…Continue readingByzantium at the Toronto Film Festival

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Irresistible, Immoral, Immortal Byzantium Poster Revealed

As we’ve already reported, Neil Jordan who gave us the film adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview With The Vampire returns to undead cinema with a new offering.  Byzantium stars the lovely Gemma Arterton (Miss Fields from the James Bond flick Quantum of Solace as well as the t.v. series Lost in Austen) and young Saoirse…Continue readingIrresistible, Immoral, Immortal Byzantium Poster Revealed

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Byzantium: New Vampire Flick from the makers of “Interview”

Neil Jordon, who brought “Interview With The Vampire” to the screen so successfully even Anne Rice praised his creation (after first openly decrying the casting choices), is gearing up for another vampire film! The director, also known for his eerie take on Little Red Riding Hood called “The Company of Wolves” and the famous plot-twist…Continue readingByzantium: New Vampire Flick from the makers of “Interview”