The Lost Boys
Sam and Michael are going through changes, lots of them.
Their parents have just gotten divorced and theyâve had to move from Phoenix, Arizona to Santa Carla, California. Theyâve moved in with their estranged grandfather, an old hippie who has no idea the 60’s are over and their mother has started dating againâ¦ and oh yeah; Michael (played by Jason Patric) has fallen in with a bad crowd who just happens to be a gang of vampires who want him to become one too.
After his brother is tricked into drinking the blood of the âhead vampireâ and becomes a half vampire himself itâs up to Sam (played by Corey Haim) to save him. Thankfully he knows just who to call, Edger and Allen Frog, two vampire hunters ‘under cover’ as a pair of kids helping out in their parents comic book store. Edger and Allen (played by Corey Feldman and Jamision Newlander) advise Sam to kill his brother but when Sam insists that’s not an option they turn to plan B, finding the head vampire and staking his ass.
It’s not going to be easy though since no one is really sure who the head vampire could be. Sam suspects his mother’s new boyfriend, video store owner Max (played by Edward Herrmann) while Michael is sure the leader is the viscous and cunning David (played by Kiefer Sutherland). Not knowing who the head vampire is means going through the gang one stake at a time.
Before they can destroy the vampire gang Michael insists they attempt to save Micheal’s new girlfriend Star (played by Jami Gertz) and little Laddie (played by Chance Michael Corbitt) who are also a pair of half vampires. When the rescue results in the death of one of the vampire gang Sam and the Frog Brothers realize vampire hunting is nothing like in the comic books. They also realize that the hunters have now become the prey.
This classic 80âs vampire flick is non stop fun from start to finish, it also happens to be the first film to feature the âTwo Coreysâ together. Fast paced and quick witted The Lost Boys should be seen by every vampire fan at least once in their lives.
December 23, 1971- March 10, 2010
is a vampire junkie whose obsession has gone so far as to cause the writing of Chris’s first novel the as yet unpublished Servants of the Night. Aside from writing for Vampires.Com and Werewolves.Com Chris also showcases personal works of poetry, prose and photography on the website http://bleakestnights.com and can be found lurking around Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/CultHero.