Monday, December 12, 2011

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If you like vampires and vampire films, you can't go wrong here. This is a an amazing survey of nearly 500 pages on quality paper, with great still and posters, not to mention valuable commentary. Check it out. The Vampire Film: From Nosferatu to True Blood Fourth Edition - Updated and Expanded (9780879103958): Alain Silver, James Ursini: Books: This newest edition will track the form's evolution from such 1970s reinventions as Count Yorga Vampire and Blacula, The Hunger and Vampire's Kiss in the Eighties, Interview with the Vampire, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and the Blade series in the Nineties, through 30 Days of Night, I Am Legend, and the Underworld series in the first decade of the 21st century. All these films plus celebrated international examples such as Thirst and Let the Right One In and the hit television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, New Amsterdam, Angel, The Vampire Diaries, and True Blood are covered in this long-awaited, completely revised, expanded, and redesigned fourth edition that follows the vampire figures, both male and female, through the millennium and beyond.

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