American cable network, A&E, are turning John Ajvide Lindqvist’s 2004 novel “Let the Right One In” into a TV series. Can we handle another adaptation? Vampire film reviewer, Andy Boylan, argues in favour.
It has been 11 years since the last instalment in Anne Rice’s popular “Vampire Chronicles.” The latest, “Prince Lestat,” will be released shortly, but how does it compare to the previous editions? Andy Boylan reviews.
Vampires don’t reflect in mirrors—that’s vampire lore 101. But is it accurate? Where did it come from? Andy Boylan briefly explores its appearance in books, TV and film—and discusses a clever twist twist on the trope.
It is now common knowledge that vampires can turn into bats but prior to Bram Stoker’s seminal 1897 novel “Dracula” the connection was not so obvious. “Dracula” . . . solidified popular knowledge regarding vampire lore.