The Curious Case of Jonathan Harker

Bram Stoker seems like a such a conservative. He pursued a career as a government clerk until a better opportunity in entertainment presented itself. As manager of a hugely successful actor and theatre, he and his primly beautiful wife reveled as they walked amid high society. His novels abound with staunchly Victorian ideas and prejudices.…

Adaptations of Carmilla

For fans of the undead, a favorite topic of debate remains comparing the various film versions of “Dracula.” Even limiting oneself to those explicitly based upon Stoker’s novel, over a dozen versions exist from “Nosferatu” (original and remake) to both Universal versions in 1930, both adaptations that starred Christopher Lee, all three BBC Draculas, the…

The Undead Heart

The heart, one of the most important parts of our being, as well as a vampire’s. Without it, how would that delicious blood pump throughout their entire body? It’s well known to be the source of power for a vampire, and its removal or destruction is usually all that is needed to destroy them. Therefore,…

No Director Yet for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Film Adaptation

Earlier this month, reports came pouring in that the latest novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, was going to be adapted to make a film, presumably by the same name, by none other than Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before Christmas, Corpse Bride, Alice in Wonderland). Tim Burton was set to produce, while rumors…

Jesus Christ, Vampire Hunter

The first testament says “an eye for an eye.” The second testament says “love thy neighbour.” The third testament… KICKS ASS! When the lesbians of Canada’s capital city of Ottawa begin to disappear and it’s discovered that vampires are the cause there is only one person the Catholic church can turn to to stop the…

Vampire Hunter D Returning in Live-Action Form

The big news in the anime world is that Hideyuki Kikuchi’s ‘Vampire Hunter D’ may be hitting the silver screen soon. Woo!  According to a report in the horror magazine Rue Morgue, Kikuchi is working on a live action ‘Vampire Hunter D’ film in addition to a new anime feature. The story also says that…

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Update: new trailer released – click here. Seth Grahame-Smith, the author behind the hugely popular bestseller, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, is stepping back from the world of Jane Austin and giving vampires a shot. But you won’t see this author writing an angst-filled teen love vampire story, oh no, he has switched things up…

Vampire Prevention 101

This one’s for the vampire hunters out there. Let’s say you have a massive vampire pandemic on your hands, those leeches have taken over your territory and they wont be leaving anytime soon. To make matters worse every time you slay one they just make two more to replace it. Eventually the humans you swore…

Famous Vampire Hunters

Vampire hunters are the focus of today’s post. Well, famous vampire hunters to be exact. Vampire Hunters have the tough task of killing the creatures that stalk the night. They don’t see them as romantic or lovable like most of us, but rather a menace to society that needs to be wiped out. This list…