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Salem's Lot: 1979 TV Miniseries  Season 0, Ep 0

Writer Ben Mears (David Soul) returns to his hometown to write a book about the supposedly haunted Marsten House, but finds someone else has bought the long-empty property. When townspeople start dying mysteriously, Mears discovers the owner of the mansion is a vampire turning them into an army of undead slaves. Based on the Stephen King novel and directed by Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chain Saw Massacre). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Aug 13, 2022 - 6 comments

Movie: Fright Night

Teenage Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) is a horror-film junkie, so it's no surprise that, when a reclusive new neighbor named Jerry Dandridge (Chris Sarandon) moves next-door, Brewster becomes convinced he is a vampire. It's also no surprise when nobody believes him. However, after strange events begin to occur, Charlie has no choice but to turn to the only person who could possibly help: washed-up television vampire killer Peter Vincent (Roddy McDowall). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Jul 3, 2022 - 15 comments

Movie: Morbius

Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Michael Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease. [more inside]
posted by praemunire on Apr 2, 2022 - 18 comments

Movie: Leptirica

A young man wants to marry the beautiful daughter of a landowner who refuses to allow the marriage. To prove his worth, the young man accepts the job of miller after an infamous local vampire kills the previous miller. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Feb 12, 2022 - 3 comments

Movie: Black as Night

A teenage girl with self-esteem issues finds confidence in the most unlikely way, by spending her summer battling vampires. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 6, 2021 - 1 comment

Movie: Boys from County Hell

A town that claims to be home to vampire finds out that the legend is actually true. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 11, 2020 - 2 comments

Movie: Vampires vs. the Bronx

A group of young friends from the Bronx fight to save their neighborhood from gentrification...and vampires! [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Oct 7, 2020 - 4 comments

Dracula: Dracula (2020)  Books Included   Season 1, Ep 0

Moffat & Gatiss return with a three-part "adaptation" of Dracula on BBC One and Netflix. [more inside]
posted by betweenthebars on Jan 1, 2020 - 43 comments

Book: The Land Across

An American writer of travel guides in need of a new location chooses to travel to a small and obscure Eastern European country. The moment Grafton crosses the border he is in trouble, much more than he could have imagined. His passport is taken by guards, and then he is detained for not having it. He is released into the custody of a family, but is again detained. It becomes evident that there are supernatural agencies at work, but they are not in some ways as threatening as the brute forces... SPOILERS AHEAD [more inside]
posted by bq on Feb 5, 2019 - 3 comments

Tokyo Vampire Hotel: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

In the year 2021, a war between ancient vampire families -- one of them the descendants of Dracula -- takes place on the streets of Tokyo just as the world teeters on the brink of apocalypse. Anyway, I think that's what's going on?! On Amazon Prime.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jun 11, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?

A college girl introduces her mother to her girlfriend... who happens to be a vampire. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jun 23, 2016 - 4 comments

Movie: The Hunger

The Egyptian vampire lady Miriam subsists upon the blood of her lovers. In return the guys or girls don't age... until Miriam has enough of them. Unfortunately that's currently the case ... [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 12, 2016 - 8 comments

Movie: From the Dark

A couple on a trip through the Irish countryside find themselves hunted by a creature who only attacks at night. [more inside]
posted by miss-lapin on Mar 6, 2016 - 7 comments

Movie: From Dusk Till Dawn

Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in an establishment populated by vampires, at time when Quentin Tarantino was still cool, George Clooney wasn't an established star, and Danny Trejo was just "oh yeah that guy!" Bloody mayhem ensues. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Feb 21, 2016 - 16 comments

American Horror Story: Be Our Guest  Season 5, Ep 12

Everybody dies, probably. I don't know. Look, this is the fifth season of this show, you know how things go around here. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 13, 2016 - 3 comments

Movie: Kiss of the Damned

Sexy vampires and their sexy vampire problems. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jan 7, 2016 - 2 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Kiss of the Damned

Next time on MeFi Horror Club, it's our first film for 2016: Xan Cassavettes's Kiss of the Damned (2013)! Discussion thread to go live on Friday, January 8. [more inside]
posted by kittens for breakfast on Dec 31, 2015 - 1 comment

Movie: Lifeforce

A race of space vampires arrive in London and infect the populace. [more inside]
posted by Artw on Dec 11, 2015 - 12 comments

MeFi Horror Club: Lifeforce

Next up on MeFi Horror Club: Lifeforce, 1985. Discussion to be posted next Friday 11 December. [more inside]
posted by Artw on Dec 6, 2015 - 7 comments

Movie: Near Dark

A small-town farmer's son reluctantly joins a traveling group of vampires after he is turned by a beautiful drifter. [more inside]
posted by MoonOrb on Mar 1, 2015 - 10 comments

The Strain: Last Rites  Season 1, Ep 12

Eichhorst launches an attack against the pawn shop. Later, Palmer receives a very special visitor. Old friends return.
posted by Brandon Blatcher on Sep 28, 2014 - 23 comments

MeFi Horror Club #14: Let the Right One In

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Sep 11, 2014 - 29 comments

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