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Coming: Fright Night 2

Let the arguments and debates commence! Sequels always cause both, as do remakes. Sequels to remakes even more-so! The original Fright Night inspired a sequel centered around Charlie Brewster encountering a female vampire. Now Fright Night 2: New Blood takes that idea but also brings back Ed (Chris Waller) as well as Amy (Sasha Parkinson)….

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Are Vampire Stories Sexist?

Consider the scene most expected in almost any vampire film. A supposedly virginal young woman opens her eyes in the middle of the night. She gets up, her translucent gown billowing slightly as she moves in the moonlight. Then she opens the window before returning to the bed, lying down in expectant terror. A fully…

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Tropes That Need to Go Away

One problem any popular genre develops tends to be tropes that pervade too much of it all. In and of themselves, maybe they work. Often they work quite well. They can, anyway. But when we see the same thing over and over and over again, we enter into the realm of the cliche. So here’s…

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Vampire Movie Trivia: Part 3

Trivia time! As I have said in the past, I am a huge trivia junkie, I love me some totally useless bits of information (I rock at game shows). Due to my love of both trivia and vampires I thought we’d have another round of vampire movie trivia! An entire post dedicated to factoids about…

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Valentine’s Day Sucks

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and for some, it’s a dreadful day. Cutesy couples hanging all over each other, radio stations playing love songs all day and virtually every TV channel showing one romantic comedy after the other – it’s a bit sickening. For those of you who do not want to spend their day…

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My 2012 Vampire Wish List

2011 has been an excellent year for vampire fans; we have been treated with loads of fangtastic films, books, shows and much more. But we can do better. My hopes for 2012 are that we get even more vampire goodies to feast upon. I crave more! Which is what brings you my 2012 vampire wish…

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Review of ‘Fright Night’

Since the Fright Night remake starring Colin Farrell is now out on DVD I was finally able to give it a watch – and I wasn’t disappointed. A remake of the 1985 original, Fright Night tells the tale of teenager Charley Brewster, who guesses that his new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige, is a vampire responsible for…

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‘Fright Night’ Coming Soon to DVD and Blu-ray

Just in time for the holiday season, DreamWorks Pictures will release Fright Night on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD December 13th and each version will be packed full of fangtastic bonus features. Inspired by the 1985 horror cult classic, the film stars the sexy Colin Farrell, as well as loads of other excellent actors, including…

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Top 10 Scariest Vampires

More often than not vampires are romantic beings that steal our hearts and make us wish for nights of lusty passion. Once feared creatures of the night, these dark immortals are now the stars of hundreds upon hundreds of romance novels, and while that’s all well and good, we need to bring some of that…

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My Stepdad’s A Freakin’ Vampire!

My Step-Dad’s a Freakin’ Vampire is a movie that came out a few years back and is just about to be available on DVD. On November 22 fans of the film can finally watch it at home. For those of you new to the movie (which is most of us) the title of the film…

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‘Fright Night’ International Trailer and Clips Revealed at Comic-Con

The Fright Night panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2011 started off on an awesome note when Shawn Phillips of Yahoo Movies began the panel with words of warning to the Twilight fans lurking around the convention. “This is not the sparkly vampire movie panel,” he began, introducing the panel discussion for the upcoming vampire film…

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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…

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