Category Archives: Vampires

A Discovery of Witches review hide the sex and blood! The polite vampires are here! – The Guardian

Dry January? Austere new year? If this stretch of the calendar is about replacing indulgence and cheer with a cold slog, its fitting that it sees the return of A Discovery of Witches (Sky Max/Now), tellys most conservative supernatural saga. Continue reading


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Vampire Hunters Learn How to Get a Head in Unlife in This New Graphic Novel – Gizmodo

Ugh indeed.Image: Warwick Johnson-Cadwell and Clem Robins/Dark Horse Its not all fun and games, fighting vampires. Sometimes you just have to put your head in the game, before someone loses theirs entirely Continue reading


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‘A Discovery of Witches’ Season 3 Premiere Recap: Vampire Family Drama – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

What a welcome home. In the A Discovery of Witches Season 3 premiere (streaming on AMC+, Sundance Now, and Shudder) Diana and Matthew return to the present to find things havent been going well in their absence Continue reading


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Singapore Shelf: Vampires on the MRT in new manga – The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - In this monthly feature, The Sunday Times lines up seven hot-off-the-press home-grown books for readers to dive into, with a special focus on comics this month. By Sean LamComics/Paperback/296 pages/$19.26/Available here Step aside, Twilight. Western vampire lore may be dominated by the sparkly bloodsuckers of Stephanie Meyer's romance saga (2005 to 2020), but for Singaporean comic artist Sean Lam, it is the jiangshi of Chinese folklore that reigns immortal. Continue reading


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Year Of The Vampire: Bram Stoker’s Dracula Puts The ‘Opera’ In Gothic Horror Opera – /Film

One could argue "Bram Stoker's Dracula" brought style to the vampire genre and not much else but what style it brought! It's a film that's full to the brim with sumptuous imagery, from the Oscar-winning costumes by Eiko Ishioka (many of which are museum-worthy works of art) to the striking in-camera and on-set visual effects overseen by Coppola's son, Roman Coppola. The movie also tips its hat to "Dracula" adaptations past, using iris transitions and shot compositions that call back to the German Expressionism of "Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror." Even the famous moment where Dracula's shadow takes on a life of its own and threatens to strangle Jonathan Harker (Keanu Reeves) makes for a nice homage to Count Orlok's profile slinking up a set of stairs in F.W. Murnau's unauthorized silent film version of Stoker's novel Continue reading


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Night Teeth: Ending Explanation | Will There Be a Sequel? – The Shahab

Night Teeth, a Netflix horror-scary movie, is a stylish and engaging horror film that chronicles the narrative of a centuries-long struggle between humans and vampirish creatures in Los Angeles, until the two species established a ceasefire. Vampires and humans used to hunt each other all over the planet. In Los Angeles, the conflict erupted in a particularly ferocious fashion in the Boyle Heights area. Continue reading


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It Still Stings: True Blood’s Trash Ending Didn’t Have to Be This Way – Paste Magazine

Editors Note: TV moves on, but we havent. In our feature series It Still Stings, we relive emotional TV moments that we just cant get over. You know the ones, where months, years, or even decades later, it still provokes a reaction Continue reading


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Morbius Gets Pushed Again As The Venomverse Vampire Moves To April – /Film

According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Morbius" will move from January 28 to April 1. Daniel Espinosa's upcoming Marvel tale has been pushed back a number of times already Continue reading


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Dragons Den newbie Stephen Bartlett brands Peter Jones a vampire in explosive clash in season premi… – The Sun

NEW Dragons' Den investor Steven Bartlett clashes with Peter Jones as he brands him a vampire in an explosive season premiere. On Thursday nights episode, marketing mogul Steven dubs his counterpart Peter bloodthirsty for trying to take a huge share of a new business. 3 3 Edward Hancock and Richard Simpson want 150,000 for 3 per cent of their cheese subscription service Cheese Geek, Peter offers them the money but wants 15 per cent of the business. Continue reading


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Guardian to The Tale Of Nine-Tailed Fox, Ghost Doctor: How supernatural, fantasy powered K-drama – The Indian Express

Its January 2022, and a host of K-dramas have been promised to us, the Hallyu fans. Continue reading


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