A friend mentioned that in her opinion Hollywood is destoying Vampires. I will second that motion, while adding that it’s the entire fiction genre that has destroyed the Iconic Vampire over the last few years. Ever since Francis Ford Coppola version of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, we have seen the Vampire swift from a being of true terror to a being misunderstood by the world because of superstition. We have seen this being, once human, struggle internally to seek that balance between supernatural being and morality. It’s plight is an extreme version of, wait for it…Redemption. Read the rest of this entry
When did vampires become a reason for guys to wear eye liner? What’s more, what the hell is the deal with the Twilight vamps sparkling in the sunlight? I am not a fan of vampire revision. I want it bloody, I want it cool. I do however enjoy the campy vamp movies. The original Buffy the Vampire Slayer, My Best Friends a Vampire, and the classic Jim Carrey film Once Bitten.