5 Great Vampire Movies Post-‘Twilight’

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I have never actually saw theTwilightmovies. I don’t make it a habit bad-mouthing them (again, because I have never seen them). There seemed to be a feeling during their tenure near the top of the box-office that vampireaficionadoswere abit concerned that the entire vamp subgenre was going to be smacked in the face. I’m simply here to tell you it wasn’t.

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5. Byzantium

Byzantiumis aGothicfamily drama. It is about a mother-daughter duo: Clara and Eleanor (Gemma Aterton and SaroiseRonan, respectively), who unlock the secret to immortality. It, of course, involves drinking blood, as well as a trippy stay in a cave. It bounces back in forth between the olden days and the modern day. In the past, Clara was a prostitute that had to give up Eleanor since children weren’t allowed in the brothel. In the present, Clara is hard partying ladyembracing the lowered consequences while Eleanor…

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