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The series introduces Dracula as he arrives in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who maintains that he wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. In reality, he hopes to wreak revenge on the people who ruined his life centuries earlier. There’s only one circumstance that can potentially thwart his plan: Dracula falls hopelessly […]

True Blood

Classified as horror, dark humor and fantasy, HBO’s series True Blood is a modern tale of Vampires. And while some of the “regular” rules apply (can only be invited in) but as the story goes on being able to walk in the sunlight and others fall away. How about vampires that cry blood and fall […]


  The Lost Boys 1987 film. This is one of my first modern vampire films I saw at the theater. instead of the classic character vampire dressed in black cape and formal attire, speaking with Romanian accent.  He is presented in a 80’s “rock star” style and promotes the idea of vampires living together with […]

Whence the blood came, …

While not the original or even the earliest, clearly the most famous of the vampire stories, is that of Bram Stoker: “Dracula“. A midling actor in 1890 Dublin, Stoker knited together the legend of the real 15th centery Wallachian warload, Vlad, known as Impaler, with Romanian legends, from the Carpathian mountains, of blood suckers to create a […]


While I find the idea of Lincoln being a vampire hunter intriguing, and the metaphors of good verses evil make Lincoln the ideal president to use for this story. Some of the real life facts are a bit misconstrued. Overall they did a good job of incorporating fact with fiction. I expected a much “hokier” […]


Interview with the Vampire:  Brad Pitt plays the part of Louis but in my opinion is over shadowed by the role of Claudia played by a very young Kristen Dunst. I remember seeing the movie and saying “who ever plays the young girl vampire, she will be a star someday”. In 1970, while Anne Rice […]


Underworld: If your in the mood for an action packed film with a female ‘heroine’ (played by Kate Beckinsale) and have not seen any of the Underworld series, these are just the ticket you need. Maybe you’ve had a bad day or or would love to take out your aggressions whatever they may be. When […]

Mina & Vlad

Bram Stoker’s Dracula, is probably the closest to the true Count Dracula story. It’s the story of Mina and Vlad and how it all came to be. Their undying love for one another. And the inevitable draw towards one another beyond normal boundaries. In 1462, Vlad Dracula, a member of the Order of the Dragon, returns […]

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