October 9th: The Lost Boys (1987)

October 9th: The Lost Boys (1987)

This post is the ninth in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. 1987 brought us two Western-ethos vampire films tapping into a darker, contemporary treatment of the fanged undead: Kathryn Bigelow’s Near Dark and Joel Schumacher’s The Lost Boys....
October 8th: Habit (1997)

October 8th: Habit (1997)

This post is the eighth in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. Habit is one of those delicious independent pieces that proves you can make a genuinely effective horror film without the following: celebrity hype, a massive marketing campaign, exploitive...
October 7th: Horror of Dracula (1958)

October 7th: Horror of Dracula (1958)

This post is the seventh in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. 1958’s Horror Of Dracula – alternate title, Dracula – is the second in the famous Hammer Horror films, and Christopher Lee’s first turn as Count Dracula (he’d go...
October 6th: Martin (1977)

October 6th: Martin (1977)

This post is the sixth in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. We’ve all got those weirdies in the family. The cousin who smells like feet. The in-laws who smack their lips when eating soup. The granduncle who picks you up from the train and says,...
October 5th: We Are The Night (2010)

October 5th: We Are The Night (2010)

This post is the fifth in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. I’d been meaning to watch We Are The Night for a while now, based on my recent exposure to the beautiful, compelling Nina Hoss in the film Barbara (2012). I’d started a Netflix...