Top 13 Modern Vampire Films

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30 Days of Night (2007) “There is no escape. No hope. Only hunger and pain.” Such is the state of the beast, and, fundamentally, vampires are beasts. Even Count Dracula, when he first appeared to the public, was a decrepit creature, not the suave nobleman we know and love today. 30 Days of Night is one of the best vampire films ever because it doesn’t flinch away from this fact. That arial shot showing the pure carnage of vampires vs. prey … Continue reading

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Interview: Elias Merhige (Begotten)

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WHO: Elias Merhige – director MOVIE: “Begotten”, “Suspect Zero”, “Shadow of the Vampire” Interview with Elias Merhige – 01.31.09 (INTERVIEW BY SCOTT ESSMAN) Elias Merhige, born in 1964, grew up in Brooklyn, and went to school in Tenafly, New Jersey before attending film school at State University of New York at Purchase where he received a bachelor’s degree in 1987. This exclusive interview concerns the making of his controversial non-dialogue feature film, BEGOTTEN. The interview was conducted for … Continue reading

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