Way back when I first saw the trailer, I thought both “Do we really need to remake everything?” and “This looks awful” simultaneously. Now that I’ve seen the film, I’ve upgraded Dracula Untold to “eh” from “meh.” (If you’re keeping score at home, this means I’m no longer dismissing the film and I’m now recognizing that it exists and is not the worst thing to happen to vampires since Twilight.)
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I love the highly stylized drama that is Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The amazing performances and directing keep bringing me back to this movie even 20 years later. So… yeah. I like this movie. Read the rest of this entry
Ah, the 1990s. It was a different time. On the tube, television shows like Friends and Full House dominated the airwaves, but there were other programs to watch – such as three seasons of Forever Knight. My sister and I watched the hell out of this show… well, for probably just the first season. Read the rest of this entry
This… this… Vampire Academy… what? The only thing more unbelievable than the fact that this show exists is the fact that it’s called Vampire Academy. Talk about not burying the lead, huh? Why not just call it, Harry Potter, But With Vampires! This is the stupidest, most ridiculous, laziest flaming pile of feces that I’ve ever heard of. This idea makes Percy Jackson look original and classy. This is the very worst the vampire craze could ever get and surely a sign that nearly every vampire possibility can be exploited. I assume they’ll get even more lazy the next time and just go straight up Vampires in Space, Like, You Know, Star Wars – But With Vampires.