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Monday, April 13 2015

‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Became a Cult Classic Upon Creation

The charming and eccentric humor of this vampire mockumentary makes it feel like it was born to be a beloved cult classic.


Wednesday, April 8 2015

‘Blacula’ Bites, but Never Sucks

The two most famous horror blaxploitation films look and sound excellent in this dual release, but they deserve more extras considering their importance.


Wednesday, July 27 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 9

PopMatters continues its 10-day countdown of some of the high and lowpoints of the 2010 to 2011 TV season. This time up... the superlative BBC drama Being Human and the oh-so-sad, watered down SyFy version of the show.


Tuesday, March 8 2011

You’re Strong. I’m Stronger: Vampires, Masculinity & Language in ‘Buffy’

Buffy the Vampire Slayer has been praised for its use of language. Most investigations have focused on the use of language by Buffy and the Scoobies. Here the vampires get their due.


Sunday, February 20 2011

‘Let Me In’ Is a Refreshingly Bloody Coming of Age Love Story/Revenge Fantasy

Let Me In, the inevitable American remake of the 2008 Swedish vampire arthouse hit Let the Right One In, more than holds its own against the nearly perfect original.


Wednesday, June 23 2010

Vampires vs. Werewolves: An Immortal Pop Rivalry

Pop culture thrives on rivalries, but few are as epic as the one between werewolves and vampires -- a rivalry which predates Twilight by, oh, some 60 years.


Monday, June 14 2010

Girl-Gothic: Five Minutes with Meg Cabot

Vampire stories may have been around for centuries, but it’s undeniable that they’ve never been quite this popular.


Thursday, April 22 2010

Blood Ties: The Complete Series

My postmortem on Blood Ties: the series ended less because Lifetime executives didn't understand what they had.


Tuesday, April 20 2010

Zombies, Vampires and Philosophy: New Life for the Undead

Fans will find themselves terrified by some of the author's lack of knowledge of and respect for the horror genre.


Tuesday, November 17 2009

They’re real life vampires, and they are living among us


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