Dracula Untold Breathes New Life Into Old Story

Still not sick of vampires? We’re not really sure how that’s possible, but if these creatures of the night still spark your interest and get your blood pumping, then you’re in luck. Dracula Untold hit theaters this month and it was awesome:



This time around, we get a vampire movie that everyone can get into. Dracula Untold merges vampire mythology with the true story of Vlad the Impaler amid violence, magic and romance. It sounds like a winner to us, but if you’re more interested in celebrating this spooktacular month with classic takes on Dracula, then you’re in luck! BIGWORDS is chock-full of vampires that you can enjoy form the comfort of your own couch.




This is where it all began, kids. Just think: Without Bram Stoker, we probably wouldn’t have Edward, Bella, Jacob and the whole gang. Can you even imagine it? (We can and it looks glorious.)


Nosferatu collector set


There have been a million different cinematic takes on vampires and Dracula over the years – but none beats the original silent film Nosferatu. It’s truly creeptastic.


Vampires: The Myths, Legends, and Lore


Interested in the history behind our modern-day infatuation with vampires? The check out this book, which reflects back hundreds of years to describe the evolution of vampire lore.

Interview with the Vampire


Based on the acclaimed Anne Rice book of the same name, this film is easily the best vampire movie of the modern era. Starring Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise and a young Kirstin Dunst, hunker down with popcorn and a stiff drink for this one.


Bram Stoker’s Dracula


The book that started it all is brought to the big screen, courtesy of Francis Ford Coppola.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer


There’s a reason why this beloved show consistently is listed as one of the best shows of all time and still has a cult following – more than 10 years after it ended. It’s a truly awesome series. And be sure to stay far, far away from the terrible movie that creator Joss Whedon is still haunted by to this day.

Gabe Coley


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