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16th Century Vampire Unearthed Near Venice

Even hardcore vampire aficionados like myself admit that the subgenre is stale and stagnant. What we need is a fresh approach, a new spin on the mythos that de-romanticizes it. How about portraying them as springing from the ashes of the plagues that ravaged Europe between 1300 and 1700? And let's call them "shroud-eaters."

Thicker Than Water: The Vampire Diaries 1 (2008)

Reviewed by Heather Wixson Starring Ellis Cahill, Devon Bailey, JoJo Hristova, Michael Strelow, Anthony Morelli Written and Directed by Phil Messerer Distributed by Sugar Factory Films

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans DVD Specs

Per usual, DVD Active got the early word on the special features that'll be found on the Underworld: Rise of the Lycans disc when it hits DVD and Blu-ray on May 12, 2009.

Valerie Cruz Joins True Blood Cast

Alan Ball's vampire series "True Blood" is about to get itself some spicy Latin flavor!

New Hi-Res Still from Blood: The Last Vampire

We got our hands on a new hi-res shot of actress Gianna Jun as Saya in the new live adaptation of Blood: The Last Vampire, which hits theatres in the UK on June 12th, 2009. Wanna peek?

See The Lesbian Vampire Killers!

Here at DC we love vampires. But we also love lesbians. This whole situation has us completely torn, man! Can't we all just get along?

Dakota Fanning Official for Twlight Sequel, New Moon

As Dakota Fanning continues to blossom into womanhood, causing older guys everywhere to begin feeling creepy and unclean, the former child acting moppet is now officially set to vamp it up in New Moon, the next tweentacular installment in the Twilight film series.

UK Trailer for Blood: The Last Vampire Launches

Okay, so I wasn’t completely sold on a movie with the title Blood: The Last Vampire but then when I had a chance to check out the badass trailer over at 24FramesPerSecond, suddenly I was very much on board.

Screen Gems Annoints a New Priest

"I kick ass for the Lord!" There's no way in the world a horror fan can whip out that quote from Peter Jackson's Dead Alive (or Brain Dead for you purists out there) without cracking a smile and reliving the badassery of it all in our heads. Well holy shit. Screen Gems announced today that yet another priest will soon be kicking ass!

Let the Right One In (DVD / Blu-ray)

Reviewed by Uncle Creepy Starring Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl Directed by Tomas Alfredson Distributed by Magnolia Home Entertainment

Trailer for Vampire Diaries: Renfield

You know Dracula is just an attention whore what with the long flowing black cape and perfectly coiffed hair. No one ever pays attention to the little guy who makes things happen. Well, that's all about to change as everyone's favorite vampire henchmen, Renfield, gets his due.

Steven R. McQueen Joins Vampire Diaries

The name is certainly familiar, and for horror fans soon the face will be, too. According to this morning's Variety, Steven R. McQueen, grandson of "the" Steve McQueen, has been signed for the CW Network's upcoming "Vampire Diaries."

Top Cow Preview: Impaler #2

Top Cow has handed down a preview of Impaler #2, which hits comic stands on Wednesday, March 3rd. Writer William Harris continues his epic vampire story with help from artist Matt Timson. Here’s some official plot for Impaler #2

New Moon Title Treatment

I really don’t get why people are so obsessed with the Twilight sequel, New Moon, especially since the first film was more or less universally slammed for sucking, but we just go with the flow ‘round here most of the time, even if it is confusing.

Final Lesbian Vampire Killers Trailer!

The final trailer & poster for the upcoming UK horror/comedy Lesbian Vampire Killers just hit the weird wide web this morning, and of course we got our greedy paws on it as soon as possible. With a title like that, how could we pass it up?