Rating: Director: Francis Lawrence Based on the 1954 novel by Richard Matheson, I Am Legend is the story of Robert Neville (Will Smith), the last man living on Earth, with some zombie-vampires thrown in for action. Set in 2012, three years after a government team of scientists discovered a virus that could cure cancer, humanity learns the hard way that this 'good' … [Read more...]
Vampires are mythological beings who feed on the blood or life essence of the living. While vampire legends date back to ancient times, they entered popular culture with Bram Stoker's novel Dracula in 1897. Read articles about vampires below.
Rating: Director: Glenn Standring Greetings hellspawns and do-gooders. Hellion here, reviewing 20th Century Fox's far from perfect Perfect Creature. In an alternate universe of 1960s New Zealand, humans and vampires are living side by side in harmony. After centuries of genetic testing, the perfect species is created, genetically superior in intelligence and … [Read more...]
Rating: Director: Jeremy Kasten Greetings hellspawn and do-gooders. Hellion here reviewing The Thirst. The Thirst is about a group of vampires who "save" a troubled drug addicted young stripper named Lisa dying from cancer. When her boyfriend Maxx begins snooping around some shady sex/dance clubs, he learns Lisa is still alive. After a brief introduction to a motley … [Read more...]
Paranormal investigator Massimo Polidoro describes his search for the historical Dracula for a Discovery Channel Europe tv show over at lifescience.com. If you've read anything about Dracula, you've probably heard the name Vlad Tepes or Vlad the Impaler associated with him. But while there are a few similarities, there's a good chance that Bram Stoker didn't know much about … [Read more...]
With modern literature and culture, from Bram Stoker's Dracula to Anne Rice's Lestat to Joss Whedon's Angel and Spike, the vampire as a tragic figure has emerged. Now, the vampire is no longer an undead corpse who mindlessly drains the blood of the living. It no longer acts solely out of its primal need to sustain its life without regard to human life. Now vampires have a … [Read more...]