The Last 2 Vampire Diaries Characters You Expected to Break Your Heart

The Vampire Diaries is still good for a ton of wacky plot twists, betrayals and reversals, but the actual story has gotten more and more muddled this season. And yet, sometimes, the show still serves up moments like this one — an unexpected jolt of total insane heartbreak, from the two most unexpected characters. » 3/07/14 5:44pm 3/07/14 5:44pm

What Vampire Diaries and Originals teach us about the meaning of life

When our civilization crumbles to dust and nothing remains of our great works of art and literature, we'll probably still have The Vampire Diaries and The Originals to teach us the secrets of a good and happy life. Centuries from now, these texts will continue to guide and enlighten. So what did we learn from this… » 2/28/14 4:40pm 2/28/14 4:40pm

8 Vampires Who Make Bloodsuckers Into Badass Monsters Again

Too long have vampires been portrayed as heroes, lovers, fops, and/or glitter-covered emotional disasters. We remember a time when vampires were monsters, and the only reason they were trying to get into your teenage daughter's bedroom was to drink their blood and murder them. Here are eight vampires who refuse to be… » 2/27/14 10:20am 2/27/14 10:20am

The 10 Most Disastrous Vampire Comedies of All Time

Vampires are dark mysterious creatures of the night — and their biggest weakness isn't sunlight or wooden stakes, it's straight-up comedy. Over the years, people have tried many times to create vampire spoofs, culminating in this week's epic flop Vampire Academy. Here are the 10 most tragic vampire comedies ever made. » 2/13/14 10:00am 2/13/14 10:00am

Vampire Academy shows how terrible films happen to great filmmakers

Vampire Academy should have been a great film. It's based on an addictively wonderful book by Richelle Mead. It was written and directed by the Waters brothers, who separately directed Mean Girls and wrote Heathers. So why is it such a terrible, inept piece of film-making? And what can we learn from it? » 2/10/14 10:28am 2/10/14 10:28am

Things go to hell for pretty much everybody in the Dracula finale

Those hoping that NBC's Dracula miniseries would bring the excitement for the season (series?) finale, you couldn't have been disappointed. Sure, not everything was resolved, but how upset can you be with a finale that included a great deal of murder, fucking, and the blood of Christ used as a vampire GPS? » 1/25/14 10:30am 1/25/14 10:30am

We, Frankenstein: The Deeper Meaning of the Frankenstein-vs-Demons Film

Kevin Grevioux has had a long career acting in science fiction TV shows and movies, and he also created the story that became Underworld. And now, he's created I, Frankenstein, the story of Mary Shelley's artificial human fighting in a war between gargoyles and demons. He explains to us where this story came from, and… » 1/23/14 9:40am 1/23/14 9:40am

A werewolf, a vampire and a ghost talk about the magic of menstruation

The second episode of Being Human's new season didn't really need to be a whole episode — but that's OK, because it did have this completely batshit insane scene. In which a bunch of supernatural creatures talk about the magic behind the menses. And now we all have to live with that. Spoilers ahead... » 1/21/14 6:00pm 1/21/14 6:00pm