Tag Archives: Vampire

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) ☆☆☆(3/4): The Vampire Wears Chador

While injecting some fresh blood into its genre conventions, “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” wanders around its strange and familiar world filled with bleak beauty and ominous aura. As an eerie and melancholic vampire tale set in some … Continue reading

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What We Do in the Shadows (2014) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Meet vampire flatmates

“What We Do in the Shadows” is one of the most hilarious comedy films I saw during recent months. It is indeed an one-joke comedy as I guessed from its trailer, but this is a smart, funny horror comedy which … Continue reading

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Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Deadpan Vampires in Artistic Ennui

 Eternity is a dreadfully boring concept, but Jim Jarmusch’s new film “Only Lovers Left Alive” tickled me with the languid ennui of its vampire characters, and it is definitely a lot more entertaining than those tedious Twilight movies. The life … Continue reading

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Stake Land (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : In the world of vampire zombies

“Stake Land” is too good to be dismissed as “another zombie movie” because of its impressive gray atmosphere and a nice bleak drama unfolded in its apocalyptic world. This small horror film pays attention to its world besides its stock … Continue reading

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Dark Shadows (2012) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : When a Gothic Vampire meets the 1970s

There is one thing I learned about Tim Burton during my early moviegoing years; the last thing you can expect from him is a bad-looking movie. Whether you like his new film or not, you always get two or three … Continue reading

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