Let me talk about five recent vampire films which are criticized a lot. In the history of horror films, there are 100’s of Vampire movies based on Nosferatu, Vampire, the Dracula. The bloodsucker devil created panic and fear in our mind every time we watch them in the theater. The last five years we got many interesting experimental vampire films that rebirth the legend. Do not miss to watch them all.

1. Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

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From left: Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston in Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

A mysterious couple living for centuries hiding their identity in the society. They never grow old, they are tired, lament, bore and thirsty. This film is directed by Jim Jarmusch, starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, is a rare vampire film, very thematic, and pensive.

2. Let the Right One In (2008):

Set in the Stockholm suburb, Oskar, a young boy of 12 loves Eli, but she can’t stand the sun. Eli needs to drink other people’s blood to live. Oskar becomes confused.

Lina Leandersson as Eli in Let the Right One In (2008)

Lina Leandersson as Eli in Let the Right One In (2008)

3. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

A bad town somewhere in Iran, people live here with many bad habits. A lonely young girl walks at night protects the good in the town and drinks the blood of those who are the spoilers and corrupting others. She falls in love with an honest young man and finally both of them decide to left the ghost town.

Poster: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Poster: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

4. Dracula Untold (2014)

Once upon a time when the kingdom of Wallachia is being threatened by the Turks the young prince Vlad Tepes wanted to protect his kinsmen. He sacrificed his soul to the Vampire Lord. He got the power of Dracula and became a savior of his people.

Starring Luke Evans, Charles Dance this film reveals the origin of Dracula dynasty.

Post: Dracula Untold (2014)

Poster: Dracula Untold (2014)

5. Byzantium (2012):

Two mysterious women were living in a hotel named Byzantium. They know some secret island where they sacrificed their humanity and chosen to live vampires. Thier life have been threatened by a group of people who kill vampires. Finally the mother and the daughter faced their own fate.

Gemma Arterton in Byzantium (2012)

Gemma Arterton in Byzantium (2012)

These are five experimental horror films took shape for the new generation of viewers. I wish all of you love them too.

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5 responses »

  1. Great films here. I’m esp. a fan of #1 & 2. (The US remake of “Let the RIght One In” was actually very good – for a remake.) Great possibilities in the whole Vampire motif/symbolism. With a little imagination, it can lead most anywhere!

  2. Colltales says:

    I know this is a list of recent movies, but among the all-timers, I’d also include Tony Scott’s The Hunger, with David Bowie, Susan Sarandon and Catherine Deneuve. And the quasi-rococo Coppola’s Dracula is worth mentioning, at least for Gary Oldman’s performance. (The American version of Let the Right One In is also very good). Your top three are right on the money, though. Thanks Vikram.

  3. pasupatidasi says:

    thanks for the binge-watch list! know what i’m doing this evening

  4. willowdot21 says:

    I love Vampire films!!

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