Articles tagged vampires

A Vampire Falls in Love in Iran in ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is the most exciting debut feature film of the decade thus far, showing a prodigious talent in director Ana Lily Amirpour.

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‘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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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Blood Ties: The Complete Series

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

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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.

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17 Nov 2009 // 8:00 AM

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

MIAMI — When fatigue is about to set in, the friends venture into a dimly lit wooded area at night. It is the woman, with black

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With echoes of everything from Possession to Let the Right One In (we’ll not mention that other vampire franchise here), Korean master Park Chan-wook’

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20 Aug 2008 // 4:32 AM

Growing up in a Catholic household taught me to have a healthy appreciation of rules. No meat on Fridays, go to confession at least before

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1 Aug 2008 // 4:50 AM

For the uninitiated, there’s a phenomenon out there called the “Twilight” series, which has grabbed a lot of teen and adult fans by the

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(Maria Avila/San Jose Mercury News/MCT) FORKS, Wash.—“We think Bella’s bedroom is up there,” Mike Gurling says, pointing to a second-story window. “

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11 Oct 2007 // 2:03 AM

Moonlight As we head into the Halloween season, one creature you don’t have to be frightened by anymore is the vampire. The species is

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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