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Review: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

As vampire/teen heartthrob Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) embraces his bride, Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart), for the first time since she died (and awoke as a new member of the bloodsucking Cullen clan) while giving birth to the rapidly aging Renesmee

By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 23, 2012

Review: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

With a title like this, don't expect a PBS documentary.
Bekmambetov's adaptation of the goofy bestseller
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 22, 2012

Interview: Seth Grahame-Smith emerges from the Shadows

He lingers in the shadows behind Dark Shadows, in the cobwebby abysses of AbrahamLincoln: Vampire Hunter, secretly writing the words that summon the horror — and spark the comedy.
Monster mash
By ED SYMKUS  |  May 11, 2012
Meet the Mayor: Emerson College - Walker Building

Meet the Mayor: Emerson College - Walker Building

Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in their natural habitats. Emerson College - Walker BuildingCindy Rodriguez Just...
By Barry Thompson  |  January 06, 2012

Review: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

How do you film Stephenie Meyer's unfilmable Breaking Dawn ?
Unfilmable and inscrutable
By ANN LEWINSON  |  November 25, 2011

Review: Stake Land

From producer Larry Fessenden ( Wendigo ) and filmmaker Jim Mickle ( Mulberry Street ) comes this minimal, profound tale of a vampire plague in America.
Tale of a vampire plague
By PEG ALOI  |  April 29, 2011


Interview with the BDSM vampire: Lord Ramirez's guide to life

We know from TV and movies that vampires have more aphrodisiacal allure than almost any other type of magical creature. So, to sex up the Phoenix 's Valentine's issue, I decided to ask a vampire a bunch of questions.
Evil love
By BARRY THOMPSON  |  February 11, 2011

Photos: Arisia 2011

Sci-fi and fantasy fans attend Arisia 2011 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel at January 14-17, 2011.
Arisia 2011 | Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel | January 14-17, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  January 21, 2011

Bloodsuckers, magic realism, and caviar Twinkies

The UFOs, Catholic guilt, and voracious appetites behind my horror-ful life
By GUILLERMO DEL TORO  |  October 22, 2010

Photos: Rock & Shock 2010 Horror Convention

Attendees, vendors, and horror-themed merch on the convention show floor of the seventh annual Rock & Shock.
Rock & Shock Horror Convention | DCU Center | October 15-17, 2010
By ANDY WARE  |  October 22, 2010

Review: Let Me In

The vampire trend got a transfusion a couple of years ago with the tender, brutal, unforgettable exploration of innocence and evil in Swedish director Tomas Alfredson's Let the Right One In .
Accept the invitation
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 01, 2010


Review: Suck

This blood-soaked camp-fest monopolizes on the media-dominating vampire craze, delivering a none-too-subtle jab to the music industry at the same time.
Alice Cooper, Moby, and Iggy Pop walk into a bar ...
By ALEXANDRA CAVALLO  |  September 03, 2010

Review: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

No matter how many books she sells, no matter how many billions the movies make, no matter what significance her huge success has for the future of Western culture, there's no excuse for Stephenie Meyer's terrible writing.
Blood simpletons: Eclipse needs a transfusion
By PETER KEOUGH  |  July 02, 2010
Suburbia sucks...your blood: ABC's "The Gates" cashes in on vampire-mania

Suburbia sucks...your blood: ABC's "The Gates" cashes in on vampire-mania

ABC had "Lost." ABC has the insanely (and inexplicably) popular "Dancing With the Stars." ABC has the very funny (and hopefully long-running) "Modern Family." The...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  July 01, 2010

Viral bloodsuckers for the summer

It might require you to buy a bigger beach tote, but there's no doubt that summer's must-read is Justin Cronin's The Passage , a hulking 766-page epic that traces the genesis and fallout of apocalyptic viral vampirism.
Could The Passage be the best vampire novel?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 18, 2010

Voodoo economics

To paraphrase The Communist Manifesto , a specter is haunting Hollywood. Actually, two of them: zombies and vampires. The undead.
What vampire and zombie movies can tell us about the future of capitalism
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 21, 2010

Tonight: "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" author brings "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" to the Brattle

Is this for real? OH YES. [Well, sorta.]If there's a Dickens of the literary classic/apocalyptic bloodbath mash-up, it's Seth Grahame-Smith.In 2009's Pride and Prejudice and...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  March 08, 2010

Small wonders

The books — a quartet of them, each five-by-five, smaller than a CD case — feel like treasures, handsome little volumes, a different gem of a story in each.
Quirks of Literature Dept.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  February 05, 2010

Review: Daybreakers

For evidence of the breakdown of the capitalist system, look no farther than the proliferation of vampire and zombie movies.
Vampires, weakened
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 08, 2010

Review: The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Chris Weitz comes on board to direct Twilight ’s hotly awaited sequel, New Moon , but the second bite doesn’t sate quite like the first. Bella (Kristen Stewart) celebrates her 18th birthday with vampire boyfriend Edward (Robert Pattinson); when she get
Like you'll even be able to hear anything over all the shrieking
By MADDY MYERS  |  November 27, 2009
Interview with a Vampire: Kellan Lutz of Twilight: New Moon

Interview with a Vampire: Kellan Lutz of Twilight: New Moon

Photo by Jérôme EnoHere's a guess: you probably know what Twilight: New Moon is all about already. And so you probably also know who Kellan...
By webteam  |  November 13, 2009

Burrito, Vampires, Football, MRTPQ, Ed-FX and WTF

  The Info Burrito, Fletcher's Awful TV Review, a surprise guest, Steve DeOssie, MRTPQ, Special Ed-FX and the WTF Line all make todays The Sandbox...
By Charlie  |  September 14, 2009
Vampires, Who Would You Do, Coachella and WTF!

Vampires, Who Would You Do, Coachella and WTF!

Today on The Sandbox, Henry Santoro: 180 was about vampires at Boston Latin. We debuted a ...
By Charlie  |  March 27, 2009

Review: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

This third Underworld installment actually makes some sense.
Sinks to the same level as the other Underworlds
By TOM MEEK  |  January 27, 2009

Vampires want more than just blood

In these trying times, we've shunned wizards for vampires
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 30, 2008

Vampire lust

Photos from the Boston premier of Twilight
Photos from the Boston premiere of Twilight
By BRYAN MASTERGEORGE  |  November 25, 2008


Simple blood

Twilight puts the life back into the undead
Twilight puts the life back into the undead
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 19, 2008
In The Queue, The Lost Boys and WTF?

In The Queue, The Lost Boys and WTF?

It's In The Queue, our weekly DVD review, and we get Fletcher caught up on 80's movies. He watches The Lost Boys! Finally, we check...
By Charlie  |  September 24, 2008