Eavesdropping: Ten Vampire Movies That Salon.com Says Are Better Than “Twilight”

Self, what’s with all the vampire references lately?  First you had the “He needs to be a vampire!” post (about “Firefly” series alum Sean Maher); then you posted about “Twilight: Eclipse”, and now this?  Oh, say it ain’t so!

But it is!

Here are the movies Salon contributor Matt Zoller Seitz believes are “better than Twilight” (For those of you not in the know, Stephanie Zacharek is no longer with Salon.com.  Self saw a video review she did for Movieline recently.  Salon.com must be trying out guest movie writers, then!)

Self forgot to post the years earlier; she’ll do it now.

10.   “Near Dark,” (1987) directed by “Hurt Locker” Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow

9.    “Cronos,” (1993) directed by Guillermo del Toro (who has since gone on to do the “Hellboy” series, not to mention “Pan’s Labyrinth”!)

8.    “Dracula:  Pages from a Virgin’s Diary,” (2002) directed by Guy Maddin

7.    “Horror of Dracula,” (1958) directed by Terence Fisher

6.    “Marebito,” (2004) Read the rest of this entry »

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