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Interview with a Vampire (1994)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

Interview with a Vampire is based on the best selling novel by Anne Rice. This novel, and the movie that follows it rather closely. This is what you would consider the 鈥渉igh end鈥 or 鈥渉igh art鈥 type of vampire movie. Literary, and based on story and theme rather than gener[...]

Dracula (1958)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

The 1958 version of the film Dracula was ground breaking in many ways, and is the first of eight movies in the 鈥淗ammer鈥 series. Christopher Lee plays Dracula in nearly all of these films, and the 鈥淗ammer Series鈥 of Dracula films remain classics among vampire fans. In this[...]

Bram Stoker鈥檚 Dracula (1992)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

This film reintroduced Dracula to a modern Hollywood audience, and is one of the first vampire films to have a huge Hollywood budget. With an amazing cast of actors and a great director (Francis Ford Coppola), this film won a large number of awards, especially for technical achie[...]

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

Robert Rodriguez directs this vampire movie, which was co-written by Quentin Tarantino. This is celebrating one of the best 鈥減ulp鈥 vampire movies, complete with sexy half naked women vampires, a modern situation, a vampire 鈥渘est鈥 and a mass feeding, with the innocent hero[...]

Blade (1998)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

Blade is the first transition of a comic/graphic novel into an action based series. This is as much an action film as a vampire film, and shows where the next evolution of the modern vampire film may be going, as the later film Underworld proves that the trend is likely to contin[...]

Underworld (2003)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

This movie embraces the idea of the Vampire-Werewolf rivalry, and in this film this rivalry is an all out war, with the werewolves finding new weapons to attack the vampires, and the vampires realizing they need to catch up. This war is brought into the modern day, and this is on[...]

Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

This movie is another spoof from the mind of Mel Brooks. This time he鈥檚 out to poke fun at the Dracula myth and vampire films in general. Leslie Nielsen, master actor of spoof films, is in this one as Dracula, with Mel Brooks playing his greatest nemesis, the famous Dr. Van Hel[...]

Nosferatu: Eine Symphonie des Gravens (1922)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

This is the grandfather of all vampire movies, a movie that never should have been made. This film is a black and white silent picture that stars Max Schrek as the creepy Count Orlock. This film was an expressionist film that remains extremely popular today, but for a weird reaso[...]

Isidro Mejia (Top 10 Amazing People Who Cheated Death)

February 16th, 2014 § in Others

He鈥檚 nail free today, but in 2004, Mejia was doing construction work on the roof of a house when he fell. The fall didn鈥檛 kill him, but the six 3 1/2 inch nails that accidentally shot into his neck and skull certainly should have. He survived because the nails barely missed h[...]

Richard Blass (Top 10 Amazing People Who Cheated Death)

February 16th, 2014 § in Others

In 1968, the first mafia attempt against this canadian gangster took place. Two hired gunmen entered a bar where he was enjoying some drinks. Although shot at multiple times, Blass was able to escape unscathed. Two weeks later, Blass was tracked by the mafia in a motel named 鈥淟[...]