Film Review: The Lost Boys (1987) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Two brothers and their mother move to Santa Carla with their grandfather. But what they don’t know is that Santa Carla is infested with vampires. STARRING Directed By:  Joel Schumacher Starring: Jason Patric Corey Haim Dianne Wiest Jami Gertz Kiefer Sutherland

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Film Review: Martin (1976)

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SYNOPSIS: rge Romero does for vampires what he has already done for zombies – an intense and realistic treatment that follows the exploits of Martin, who claims to be eighty-four years old, and who certainly drinks human blood. The boy arrives in Pittsburgh to stay with his uncle, who promises to save Martin’s soul and destroy him once he is finished, but Martin’s loneliness finds other means of release.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: Night Of The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cronos (1993)

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SYNOPSIS:  ”In 1536, fleeing from the Inquisition, the alchemist Huberto Fulcanelli disembarked in Veracruz, Mexico. Appointed official watchmaker to the viceroy, Fulcanelli was determined to perfect an invention which would provide him with the key to eternal life. He was to name it the Cronos device. Four hundred years later, one night in 1937, part of the vault in a building collapsed. Amongst the victims was a man of strange skin, the colour of marble … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula 3D (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: The tale begins with Jonathan Harker, journeying by train and carriage from England to Count Dracula’s crumbling, remote castle situated in the Carpathian Mountains on the border of Transylvania. The purpose of his mission is to catalogue the big library of Dracula. At first enticed by Dracula’s gracious manner, Harker soon discovers that he has become a prisoner in the castle. He also begins to see disquieting facets of Dracula’s nocturnal life. One night … Continue reading

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First Few Stills Appear For Del Toro’s And Hogan’s THE STRAIN

Another horror TV project in the works for later this year is the adaptation of Guillermo Del Toro’s and Chuck Hogan’s hybrid vampire tale THE STRAIN. Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomezand, Natalie Brown,David Bradley, Regina King, and Jim Watson all lend their talents to the show which is said to be heading our way in July. Tonight a couple of … Continue reading

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New Poster For KISS OF THE DAMNED Goes Retro

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Magnet Releasing will be debuting KISS OF THE DAMNED at the SXSW Midnight Movie lineup and word is that it definitely evokes the the stylings of 60′s and 70′s vampire films. The new one sheet points in that direction as well. Love the retro style.

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Film Review: Blade II (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: “A rare mutation has occurred within the vampire community. The Reaper. A vampire so consumed with an insatiable bloodlust that they prey on vampires as well as humans, transforming victims who are unlucky enough to survive into Reapers themselves. Now their quickly expanding population threatens the existence of vampires, and soon there won’t be enough humans in the world to satisfy their bloodlust. Blade, Whistler (yes, he’s back) and an armory expert named Scud … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula Reborn (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After a real estate agent signs a multi-million dollar contract with a mysterious buyer his wife becomes enchanted with his client beyond belief. Will his wife remain in an unearthly trance or will true love prevail? REVIEW: Directed By: Patrick McManus Starring: Corey Landis, Victoria Summer, Stuart Rigby, Keith Reay, Ian Pfister I have to commend any film maker or novelist that is brash enough to create a new vampire tale these days. The … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula (1931)

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SYNOPSIS: “After a harrowing ride through the Carpathian mountains in eastern Europe, Renfield enters castle Dracula to finalise the transferal of Carfax Abbey in London to Count Dracula, who is in actuality a vampire. Renfield is drugged by the eerily hypnotic count, and turned into one of his thralls, protecting him during his sea voyage to London. After sucking the blood and turning the young Lucy Weston into a vampire, Dracula turns his attention to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Dracula Dead And Loving It (1995)

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SYNOPSIS: “Another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he’s out to poke fun at the Dracula myth. Basically, he took Bram Stoker’s Dracula, gave it a new cast and a new script and made a big joke out of it. The usual, rich English are attacked by Dracula and Doctor Van Helsing is brought in to save the day.” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: As the quality of Mel Brooks‘ comedies in general and … Continue reading

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Film Review: 30 Days of Night (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: When feuding brothers David (Andy Serkis) and Peter (Reece Shearsmith) abduct a young woman (Jennifer Ellison) and hole up in a remote rural cottage, their hostage quickly turns the tables on her captors. But soon, it’s all for one when they find that the deranged farmer next door is the real threat. Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley makes a cameo in this blood-drenched yet humor-laced terror treat from writer-director Paul Andrew Williams. REVIEW: Written by: Steve … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Harsh Light of Day (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: After witnessing his wife’s brutal murder, Daniel Shergold makes the ultimate sacrifice and accepts the help of a dark and mysterious stranger in order to reap vengeance on those responsible. REVIEW: It never ceases to amaze me that vampire-centered films still happen to be some of the most original stories, even with decades of trademarks and stereotypes behind them. The franchise character constantly manages to reinvent itself in new and different ways. This latest … Continue reading

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Film Review: Midnight Son (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: The story of a young man confined to a life of isolation, due to a very rare skin disorder. His world changes when he meets a local bartender and falls in love. Jacob worsening condition Forced by the disease to drink human blood for sustenance law enforcement narrow their focus on him as a suspect in a series of grisly murders. REVIEW: A highly inventive film that puts a new perspective on the issue … Continue reading

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Film Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them. REVIEW: Now this was a movie The Black Saint was anxious to see! Based on the Seth Grahame-Smith novel of the same name (He also wrote the screenplay), “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” (ALVH for the rest of this review) tells the story of how young Mr. Lincoln … Continue reading

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Film Review: Interview With The Vampire (1994)

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SYNOPSIS: “It hadn’t even been a year since a plantation owner named Louis had lost his wife in childbirth. Both his wife and the infant died, and now he has lost his will to live. A vampire named Lestat takes a liking to Louis and offers him the chance to become a creature of the night – a vampire. Louis accepts, and Lestat drains Louis’ mortal blood and then replaces it with his own, turning … Continue reading

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Film ‘Blood Reunion’ Gathers It’s Cast

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The latest feature film from horror indie filmmaker Jim DeVault is slated to go before the cameras in July. DeVault, whose previous titles include the slasher mystery The Sisters Four (2008) and torture thriller The Fun Room (2010), is tackling vampires this time around with Blood Reunion, which is scheduled to hit the shelves on DVD in 2013. The story concerns Janeth, who was sent away to live with relatives as a child after finding … Continue reading

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