Category : Movie Reviews and News

Movie Review: Byzantium (2013)

Once upon a time Neil Jordan gave the world a grim yet beautiful fairy tale with his nightmarishly elegiac werewolf epic “The Company of Wolves.” With “The Crying Game” he demonstrated his artistic audacity with a mysterious, intensely altruistic love story, one that shocked the world. And then boldly, intrepidly he took the helm of the screen adaptation of one of the most fiercely beloved novels of all time “Interview with the Vampire.” It was a tremendous success, artistically, critically, […]

Movie Review: Argento’s Dracula 3D

The Prince of Darkness is back on the big screen and, in some ways, is bigger than ever. But in this case, the prince in question isn’t the subject of Dracula 3D, but revered horror director, Dario Argento, whose take on the Bram Stoker tale hit theaters and On-Demand internet video sites in the US this month.

Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)

Good things are worth waiting for. Nobody knows this better certainly than the Undead. I mean, really, it might take centuries for that unsuspecting village idiot to sneak into the castle and open up the family crypt. In cases like that, patience definitely is a virtue.

Planet of the Vampires (1965)

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, good readers. You are a group of intrepid space travelers whose flight through the cosmos is interrupted by a mysterious distress signal coming from an uninhabited, previously uncharted planet. You land to investigate this signal, finding only a  barren, cloudy wasteland to greet your crew. You come across a weird alien ship filled with the bones of a race of giants, lying dead in place at their navigation seats. 

Beyond Good and Evil: A Review of Neil Jordan’s “Interview with the Vampire”

“Your body’s dying. Pay no attention; it happens to us all.” – Lestat de Lioncourt To many, Anne Rice is a genius. The Vampire Chronicles are by far her best work — and most controversial. This film is no exception.

Horror of Dracula (1958)

Sometimes the best way to know where you’re going is to know where you’ve been. Especially if you’re a vampire. Settling down in the familiar ground is a necessity for a creature of the night. So, you’d better be well versed in the all the fundamentals. So with that in mind, the Retro division of the Vampire Source is here to remind us all where the coffins are buried. And in doing so, give us a clue why the modern […]

Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural

by Joshua Skye: Vampire tales are among the most plentiful of the horror genre. From erotic passions to profound treatises on morality, the pale, often sharp-toothed demigods have connected with terror fans unlike any other fantastical creature. The appeal even transcends the genre’s devoted fan base. There’s a deviation and style to suit any desire.

The Lost Boys (1987)

by Kimmie Chameleon: “Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old. Never die. It’s fun to be a vampire.”

From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

by Raven Kross: For the first forty minutes or so, I was wondering why the heck this movie was in the horror section. It starts out with two brothers, Seth and Richard, notorious criminals who are trying to get into Mexico. Seth is played by George Clooney and is the more level headed one, the responsible thinker. Quentin Tarantino co-wrote the film and also plays Richard, the impulsive, somewhat disturbed younger brother. Together they kidnap a former priest and his […]