VAMPIRES

  • 'The Vampire Diaries' star Candice Accola marries The Fray rocker Joe King October 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'The Vampire Diaries' star Candice Accola has tied the knot with rock band The Fray rocker fiance Joe King in New Orleans. The two, who first met at a Super Bowl event, exchanged the wedding vows on Saturday in presence of family and friends, including her show's co-stars Paul...
  • 'Vampire Academy' review: This film doesn't have much to offer February 16, 2014

    Cast: Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Dominic Sherwood, Gabriel Byrne Director: Mark Waters Rating: 2 out of 5 Classifying 'Vampire Academy' into any one particular genre would be doing injustice to the film. It consists of part paranormal romance, part high school drama, part action with teen adventure and part comingofage stories...
  • Drop everything you are doing, the Ramsays are back with 'Neighbours', a vampire story January 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Neighbours' have released the trailer of the film. Directed by Shyam Ramsay, the film marks the return of the Ramsays into the world of horror films. 'Neighbours' is about those vampires who live in our neighbourhood in disguise. The Ramsays are known for their sexhorror films....
  • Kim Kardashian gets vampire facial to stay young March 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who is pregnant with boyfriend Kanye West's baby, has undergone a vampire facial where her own blood was re-injected in her face. In the latest episode of 'Kourtney and Kim Take Miami', the 32-year-old socialite visited a clinic specializing in the so-called "vampire"...
  • Zynga shuts down 11 Facebook games, including Petville, Mafia Wars 2 January 1, 2013

    San Francisco: Social games publisher Zynga Inc confirmed on Monday that it has carried out 11 of the planned shutdowns of 13 game titles, with "Petville" being the latest game on which it pulled the plug. Zynga in October said it would shut down 13 underperforming titles after warning that its...
  • Twilight: A comprehensive guide to vampire powers November 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The selfserious saga of teenage angst has finally come to an end. Stephanie Meyer's worldwide bestseller about the love triangle between human Isabella Swan, vampire Edward Cullen and werewolf Jacob Black has made billions of dollars at the Box Office. The final film 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' ...
  • Twilight saga concludes with 'Breaking Dawn Part Two' November 15, 2012

    The 'Twilight' Saga is coming to an with the last installment of the film premiering in LA. ...
  • Rare skeleton of a 'vampire' discovered in Britain November 5, 2012

    London: A 1400yearold 'vampire' skeleton with metal spikes through its shoulders, heart and ankles, has been discovered in Britain, a new report has claimed. The skeleton dating from 550700 AD found buried in the ancient minster town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire has shed light on rare 'vampire' burials in Britain. Long dismissed...
  • Kristen not upset about 'Twilight' coming to end October 15, 2012

    Los Angeles: Actress Kristen Stewart is not upset with the Twilight franchise coming to an end. The 22yearold has been playing the role of Bella Swan since the first movie released in 2008. "Everyone thinks it's hard to say goodbye, but it's harder to say goodbye to crews and casts that I've...
  • 'Bloody Veer': India's first vampire film August 27, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Delhi in a Day' director Prashant Nair, who is writing the script for Bollywood's first vampire film 'Bloody Veer', said he is trying to reinvent the supernatural concept to suit Indian audiences instead of just copying from Hollywood. The film is being produced by Siddharth Jain of iRock Media...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Cocktail', 'The Intouchables' July 14, 2012

    Rajeev Masand also reviews 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter'. ...
  • Masand: 'Abraham Lincoln...' is a silly biopic July 14, 2012

    Cast: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper Director: Timur Bekmambetov Mixing real historical facts with a preposterous makebelieve premise, Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov delivers a silly biopicmeetshorror movie in the curiously titled Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The film stars Benjamin Walker as the young 16th President of America who swears vengeance on...
  • Friday Release: 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a fantasy film based on a novel by the same name. The film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and is coproduced by Tim Burton. The novel's author Seth GrahameSmith has written the screenplay and Benjamin Walker stars as the title character of Abraham...
  • Abraham Lincoln: The vampire killer June 14, 2012

    Can you imagine the former American President, Abraham Lincoln in a Batmanesque superhero avatar, fighting vampires? ...
  • Friday Release: Vampire Depp in 'Dark Shadows' May 10, 2012

    Los Angeles: Working with director Tim Burton, Johnny Depp has played many eccentric characters in the movies, from lonely monster Edward Scissorhands to eccentric filmmaker Ed Wood and the Mad Hatter of "Alice in Wonderland." But there was at least one strange being they hadn't tried a vampire and...
  • 'Breaking Dawn' tops holiday weekend box office November 28, 2011

    New York: Vampires feasted at the Thanksgiving weekend box office, bringing the newest 'Twilight' movie its second win in a row over a strong comeback for 'The Muppets' and other family fare that filled theaters. 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1' delivered an estimated $113.5 million around the globe...
  • The making of Edward, Bella's 'Breaking Dawn' November 24, 2011

    The fourth in the 'Twilight' series, 'Breaking Dawn', hits theatres on Thursday and the expectations from this installment are as high as ever as Bella and Edward finally tie the knot. ...
  • 'Stuart Little' child star ready for bigger debut November 11, 2011

    London: He was the epitome of cuteness with his blonde hair and antics with his pet mouse in 'Stuart Little' and now Jonathan Lipnicki is all pumped up for his big Hollywood debut. The 21yearold actor, who first hit the big screen alongside Renee Zellweger...
  • 'Twilight' trailer shows vampire baby on the way September 15, 2011

    Los Angeles: So much for chastity in the world of the Twilight vampires. The movie trailer for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 has been released, and it shows that the franchise's heroine Bella Swan and her vampire lover Edward Cullen finally get intimate after marriage,...
  • Bat's saliva to cure stroke victims September 4, 2011

    London: The saliva of vampire bats, which feed on blood, can save lives of stroke victims, new research shows. The saliva has a compound that can thin blood and dissolve clots in the brain. Currently, most types of strokes need clotbusting shots within four hours of the attack for effective treatment. But a...
  • 'Vampire' arrest sparks pop culture discussion August 19, 2011

    Houston: The arrest of an American man who broke into a woman's house and tried to suck her blood over the weekend has sparked discussion about the impact of vampire books and movies on youth culture. Whether pop culture played a role in the attack remains to be seen, as 19yearold...
  • Magic, vampires stir India's young adult literature July 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Boy wizard Harry Potter, youthful criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl and vampire Edward from the Twilight series the neoadolescent heroes of the West have spurred the creativity of young Indian authors and led to a stream of books set in a fantasy world, eagerly read by their...
  • Exorcists meet in Poland, tackle vampires July 16, 2011

    Warsaw: Vampires, the devil's deceit and mental illness are among the hot topics for some 300 exorcists who flocked to Poland this week from as far away as Africa and India for a weeklong congress. Held at Poland's Roman Catholic Jasna Gora monastery, home to the venerated Black Madonna icon, this...
  • 'Twilight' sequel shines brightest at MTV awards June 6, 2011

    Los Angeles: The MTV Movie Awards are turning into a free infomercial for the "Twilight" movie franchise. For the third year in a row, the vampire romance was named best movie at the lighthearted and frequently Xrated salute to Hollywood's biggest crowdpleasers. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse," which led the field...
  • Watch: Sexy new trailer of Twilight's Breaking Dawn June 6, 2011

    New Delhi: The dramatic trailer of the first part of the final franchise of the Twilight saga that was aired on Sunday night at the MTV Movie awards promises to be an explosive insight into the surreal lives of vampires. Summit entertainment debuted the first trailer for Twilight Saga:...
  • British royals dined on human flesh: Book May 21, 2011

    London: British royals who have long been famed for their love of lavish banquets and rich recipes also had a taste for human flesh, according to a book. The book has revealed that British royals as recently as the end of the 18th century possibly swallowed parts of the human body. The...
  • Vampire Diaries' cast spooked by haunted set April 27, 2011

    New York: Fans may get a chill watching the CW's 'Vampire Diaries,' but star Nina Dobrev says the cast and crew were the ones spooked while filming at the Gaither Plantation in Covington, Ga. Dobrev says several creepy, unexplained events took place during the 2010 shoot, including a piano seemingly playing...
  • Vampire mania has spawned a subculture January 25, 2011

    Salmon, Idaho: They work as doctors and lawyers by day but lurk as vampires by night. While they may not wish to suck your blood, there are plenty of willing victims on tap, according to a top US scholar on a subculture that emulates the undead. Idaho State University sociologist DJ...
  • Twilight lead Razzies with 9 nominations January 25, 2011

    Los Angeles: Vampires, werewolves and airbenders lead the pack at the Razzies, an Academy Awards spoof that hands out prizes for the year's worst films. The blockbuster supernatural tale 'The Twilight Saga: Eclipse' and the action fantasy 'The Last Airbender' tied for the most nominations Monday with nine each, including worst...