​Why Is The Strain So Much More Interested In Assholes Than Vampires?

The second episode of Guillermo del Toro's The Strain seems disinterested — almost maliciously — in advancing the plot. I thought this was going to be a show about a vampire plague as seen through science. So why do I have to watch all these terrible characters not getting eaten by vampires? » 7/21/14 2:45pm Monday 2:45pm

We Toured The Gruesome Set Of Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain

We've seen Guillermo del Toro's disgusting vampire monsters in the pasty flesh on the set of his mystery series The Strain. And they were way weirder than we ever imagined, but also gorgeous. This is a unapologetic gross-out monster series with vampires that crap themselves when they eat, but somehow it still… » 7/11/14 8:56am 7/11/14 8:56am

The Strain Comics Are So Close to the Show That It's Eerie

If you read the comic book version of Guillermo del Toro's The Strain after you watched the TV series, which premieres this Sunday night, they look so similar you'd be forgiven for thinking the comics merely adapted the show. Except the comics came out in 2011, more than a year before the TV series was finally approved » 7/09/14 1:35pm 7/09/14 1:35pm

True Blood: This Is The End, Let's Kill All Our Friends, The End

Welp, this is it: the very first episode of the very last season of True Blood. And for the beginning of the end of the vampire hump-hump show, I was a little nonplussed. I mean, there was still excellent vampire sex and death, but I gotta say, I expected a wee bit more in the What-the-Fuckery department. But let me… » 6/23/14 2:04pm 6/23/14 2:04pm

The Most WTF Scenes From True Blood, A Show For Adults

This is it, the very last season of True Blood. And in order to give this series a fond farewell, we thought we'd highlight the things that made it stand out above all the rest: the really, really weird (and awesome) scenes that could only exist in True Blood. So here they are, the greatest WTF moments from six years… » 6/19/14 1:43pm 6/19/14 1:43pm

Rigor Mortis Tries to Reinvent Hopping Vampires for the Modern Age

In Chinese legend, the jiangshi is a vampire-like monster known for leaping after the living in order to drain their life force. Both scary and silly, they inspired a whole genre in Hong Kong cinema, one that director Juno Mak has tried to modernize in Rigor Mortis. He failed, but it's still a fascinating failure. » 6/12/14 8:00am 6/12/14 8:00am

True Blood Finale Trailer Tries To Get You To Love Vampire Bill Again

Loads of new footage in this True Blood trailer heralds the return of fun Bill Compton. Remember him? Of course not, it's been 10,000 years since the old bag of bones has "dropped fang" in a fun way. Either way, we missed you non-god complex Vampire Bill! Also, Alcide doesn't have a shirt on in this. » 6/02/14 4:22pm 6/02/14 4:22pm