un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāt/ Learn to pronounce verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). “a very underrated film” --- Vampires have been a part of our pop culture and horror genre since Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel was released in 1897. Since then, we’ve gotten many interpretations of what a … Continue reading Underrated: Vamp
Title: 30 Days of Night Year: 2007 Dir.: David Slade Producer(s): Sam Raimi, Robert Talpert Writer(s): Based on horror comics by Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith Company: Columbia Pictures, Dark Horse, Ghost House Pictures and Sony Pictures Releasing Starring: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston, Ben Foster and Mark Boone Junior Vampires. It’s a popular genre … Continue reading 30 Days of Night; they’re coming!
Title: Interview with the Vampire Year: 1994 Dir.: Neil Jordan Producer(s): David Geffen, Stephen Woolley Writer(s): Based on the Vampire Chronicles/”Interview with the Vampire” (Anne Rice), screenplay (Anne Rice) Company: Geffen Film, Warner Bros. Starring: Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst, Antonio Banderas, Christian Slater and Stephen Rea. This film is an aesthetically Victorian gothic … Continue reading Interview with the Vampire; most of all, I longed for death.
Title: Fright Night Year: 1985 Dir.: Tom Holland Producer(s): Herb Jaffe Writer(s): Tom Holland Company: Columbia Pictures Starring: Chris Sarandon, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse, Stephen Geoffreys, Roddy McDowall. Vampires. It’s a popular concept or genre in horror. You know, you got the “first” vampire horror interpretation Nosferatu, film 1922, black and white and based off … Continue reading Fright Night (1985); there are good reasons to be afraid of the dark.
Title: Bram Stoker’s Dracula Year: 1992 Dir.: Francis Ford Coppola Producer: Francis Ford Coppola, Fred Fuchs, Charles Mulvehill Writer(s): Bram Stoker (“Dracula”), James V. Hart Company: American Zoetrope, Columbia Pictures Starring: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Keanu Reeves, Anthony Hopkins, Cary Elwes, Sadie Frost, Richard E. Grant, Tom Waits. This movie is an art nerd’s wet … Continue reading Bram Stoker’s Dracula; The Blood is the Life.