I must salute MSNBC’s movie editor, Paige Newman, for her bravery – or foolishness. Late last week, she wrote a column on 6 non-traditional-should-see vampire movies; that had to have been a daunting task, knowing that it would bring out the partisan in vampire and horror buffs. Still, it’s not a bad point of departure (even if she seems to miss some of the deliberate Southern Gothic-ness of Near Dark). Her list?
Near Dark (1987)
Innocent Blood (1992)
The Hunger (1983)
Of the list, I haven’t seen either of the last two – Ultraviolet sounds like a lot of fun, a
BBC miniseries she describes as “X-Files meets Dracula”.
So – there’s the list. Anyone got anything they’d like to add? Remove? Second? Terminate with extreme prejudice?
[updated 1 Nov 2005 1:21PM PST to correct the producers of Ultraviolet - thanks, Cav, for reminding us how willfully dense Yanks are ;-)]
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