And the vampire movies that got it right.
Long before Bram Stoker’s Dracula scared (or wooed, depending on your vibe) Victorians into a frenzy, vampire tales were a staple of villages and cities alike. In times of plague and general unrest, citizens turned their eyes to the graveyard in preparation for the fight to save their souls.
Vampirism and stories of vampires are found in almost every culture, almost as ubiquitous as tales of floods and wayward nobles. For, just as death visits us all, so did the fear that it wouldn’t be enough to keep us in the ground.
We can scarcely go five years without vampire content, so it makes perfect sense Sony would turn their sights on their very own bloodsucker. But… it isn’t landing like they hoped. In the video below we breakdown why Morbius isn’t working, and compare it to other films that hit the mark spectacularly!