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Dracula – BBC, UK, 2019

Dracula is a forthcoming 2019 British three-part television mini-series being co-written by Mark Gatiss (Jekyll series, 2007) and Stephen Moffat (Doctor Who). The BBC One show, first unveiled as ‘in development’ in June 2017, will be a co-production with Netflix,… Read More ›

Vampire – TV movie, USA, 1979

Vampire is a 1979 American horror made-for-television feature film directed by E.W. Swackhamer (Terror at London Bridge) from a screenplay by Steven Bochco and Michael Kozoll. It stars Richard Lynch, E.G. Marshall, Jason Miller and Jessica Walter. Plot: Leading San Francisco… Read More ›

Jonathan – West Germany, 1969

Jonathan – aka Vampire stern nicht – is a 1969 West German horror feature film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer. The Iduna Film production stars Jürgen Jung, Hans-Dieter Jendreyko and Paul Albert Krumm. The impressive cinematography is provided by Robby Muller who later worked… Read More ›

The Blood Spattered Bride – Spain, 1972

‘When the honeymoon was over the terror began’ The Blood Spattered Bride – original title: La novia ensangrentada – is a 1972 Spanish horror feature film written and directed by Vicente Aranda (Las Crueles), loosely based on the vampire story, Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. The movie stars Simón… Read More ›

Dracula in Love – Canada, 2018

‘Sex, drugs, rock and roll – Dracula, and then you die.’ Dracula in Love is a 2018 Canadian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Izidore K. Musallam (second assistant director on David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers) The Hand ‘n’ Hand… Read More ›

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation – USA, 2018

‘Family vacation. It will suck the life out of you.’ Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated comedy horror film directed by Genndy Tartakovsky from a screenplay co-written with Michael McCullers. The voice cast features Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, David Spade, Steve… Read More ›

Wellington Paranormal – New Zealand, TV series

Wellington Paranormal is a 2018 New Zealand comedy horror mockumentary television series starring Mike Minogue, Karen O’Leary, Jemaine Clement, Maaka Pohatu and Taika Waititi. New Zealand’s capital is a hotbed of supernatural activity… so Officers Minogue and O’Leary, who featured in the vampire documentary What… Read More ›

The House That Dripped Blood – UK, 1970

‘Terror waits for you in every room in’ The House That Dripped Blood is a 1970 British horror anthology film directed by Peter Duffell and produced by Amicus Productions. It stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Nyree Dawn Porter, Denholm Elliott, and Jon Pertwee. The film is a collection… Read More ›

Vampire Sisters – USA, 2004

‘They’re beautiful. They’re sexy. And hungry for human blood!’ Vampire Sisters is a 2004 American horror film directed by Joe Ripple (Jebediah; Stakes) and produced by Don Dohler (director of The Galaxy Invader; Nightbeast; The Alien Factor). The Timewarp Films production stars Darla… Read More ›

Vampegeddon – USA, 2009

Vampegeddon is a 2009 American vampire horror film directed by Jeffrey Alan Miller from a screenplay by David C. Hayes (Roller Boogie Massacre; Shower of Blood; Blood Orgy of the Damned; et al); it stars Jacqueline Smith, Katherine Von Forelle, and Josh Bingenheimer…. Read More ›

Sunset Society – USA, 2018

Sunset Society is a 2018 American horror vampire film directed by Rolfe Kanefsky (Party Bus to Hell; The Black Room; There’s Nothing Out There; et al) and actress Phoebe Dollar (Rat Scratch Fever; Orgy of the Damned; Hell’s Highway). The latter… Read More ›

Family Blood – USA, 2018

 Family Blood is a 2018 American horror vampire film directed by Sonny Mallhi (Anguish) from a screenplay co-written with Nick Savvides (Black Cab; Ward 3). The Divide/Conquer production stars Vinessa Shaw, James Ransone, and Colin Ford. Ellie (Vinessa Shaw), a recovering drug addict, has… Read More ›

Evil of Dracula – Japan, 1974

Evil of Dracula – original title: Chi o suu bara “Bloodsucking Rose” – is a 1974 Japanese supernatural horror film directed by Michio Yamamoto (Lake of Dracula; The Vampire Doll) from a screenplay by Ei Ogawa and Masaru Takesue, based very loosely on Bram… Read More ›

Teeth and Blood – USA, 2015

‘Death is just the beginning.’ Teeth and Blood is a 2015 supernatural horror film written and directed by Al Franklin and Pamela J. Richardson. It stars Danielle Vega, Glenn Plummer, King Kedar, Michelle Van Der Water and Sean Christopher. A beautiful diva is murdered… Read More ›

Forest of the Vampire – USA, 2016

‘The domain of the damned’ Forest of the Vampire is a 2016 American supernatural horror film written, produced, photographed, edited and directed by John R. Hand (Joel; The Synthetic Man; Frankenstein’s Bloody Nightmare). It stars Caitlyn Moore, Paul Camp and Starla Snowdon. Four… Read More ›

Strange Battle – China, 2015

Strange Battle – original title: 荒坟魅影 aka Huang Cun Yuan Ling – is a 2015 Chinese supernatural horror film directed by Zhang Shaojun; it stars Wang Xiaoyi, Huang Bailu and Norman Chui. Based on a strange incident that supposedly happened in Xiangxi in 1945,… Read More ›

Abe’s Tomb – USA, 2006

Abe’s Tomb aka Abe’s Tomb: The Movie is a 2006 [released 2007] American supernatural vampire horror film written, produced, photographed and directed by Carl R. Merritt (his only credit); it stars Lisa Adore, Bonnie Albertini and Ray Basham. Moore’s Lake: a small town… Read More ›

Tainted – USA, 1998

Tainted is a 1998 American indie vampire comedy film directed by Brian Evans from a screenplay by Sean Farley. It stars Jason Brouwer, Sean Farley, Greg James, Stacey Murphy, T.J. Timon, and Ronnie Walsh. A group of video store film geeks, one… Read More ›

Monster X – USA, 2017

‘The monsters will have their day’ Monster X is a 2017 American supernatural horror anthology film written and directed by Jaysen P. Buterin (Don’t Let the Light In; Beneath the Old Dark House), Daniel B. Iske (Dark Web; Fields of the Dead;… Read More ›

Dracula Reborn – USA, 2015

‘Every bloodline has an end’ Dracula Reborn is a 2015 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Attila Luca, making his feature debut. It stars Tina Balthazar, Yves Carlevaris and Chloé Dumas. Three news-hungry journalists travel to Transylvania hoping to uncover the… Read More ›

The Monster of the Opera – Italy, 1961

The Monster of the Opera – original title: Il mostro dell’opera – is a 1961 Italian horror supernatural film directed by Renato Polselli (Black Magic Rites; Mania; Delirium) from a screenplay co-written with Ernesto Gastaldi. It stars Marco Mariani, Giuseppe Addobbati and Barbara Hawards. The film had… Read More ›