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Join your Vampire Videos hosts, Dan Owen and Hugh McStay, as they embark on a thrilling journey through a century of blood-soaked... more

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Episodes

Fright Night Part 2 with Dee Molumby

[8x5] We reach mid-Season VIII with Fright Night Part 2, Tommy Lee Wallace's 1988 sequel to the 1985 original, which... more

08 Jul 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Underworld: Evolution with Lindsay Drysdale

[8x4] We're continuing the vampires vs. werewolves franchise with Underworld: Evolution, which finds vampire Selene (Kate Beckinsale) discovering the true... more

01 Jul 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Satanic Rites of Dracula with Tom Butler

[8x3] Christopher Lee makes his final bow as Count Dracula in Alan Gibson's Hammer horror sequel The Satanic Rites of... more

24 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
I Am Legend with Andrew Gaudion

[8x2] Will Smith is the last man alive in Francis Lawrence's 2007 retelling of the famous Richard Matheson story I... more

17 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Dracula: Dead & Loving It with Frankie Pellatt

[8x1] Season VIII begins with Mel Brooks' 1995 spoof comedy Dracula: Dead & Loving It, starring Leslie Nielsen as the... more

10 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Season VII Ranking

[BONUS] Dan and Hugh once again gather around the vampire campfire to reflect on Season 7 and reveal their combined... more

03 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Stake Land with Brad Hanson

[7x10] Our Season VII climax brings us to Jim Mickle's 2010 post-apocalyptic vampire movie Stake Land, about a young orphaned... more

20 May 2024 · 57 minutes
The Forsaken with Kat Hughes

[7x9] Our penultimate episode of Season VII takes us to millennial horror with J.S Cardone's vampire road trip movie The... more

12 May 2024 · 58 minutes
Blade: Trinity with Tony Black

[7x8] We finish the Blade trilogy with David S. Goyer's Blade: Trinity, starring Wesley Snipes as the eponymous vampire slayer, now... more

06 May 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Son of Dracula (1943) with Kim Pierce

[7x7] We're delving into early Hollywood cinema for Robert Siodmak's horror sequel from 1943, Son of Dracula, starring Lon Chaney Jr.... more

29 Apr 2024 · 1 hour,
Only Lovers Left Alive with Robert Clark

[7x6] Season VII resumes with Jim Jarmusch's drama Only Lovers Left Alive, starring Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston as two... more

22 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
The Reflecting Skin with Mary Muñoz

[7x5] It's arthouse horror with Philip Ridley's 1990 drama The Reflecting Skin, which concerns an eight-year-old boy growing up in... more

08 Apr 2024 · 59 minutes
Dracula A.D 1972 with Wayne Talbot

[7x4] It's our seventh Hammer film with Count Dracula, as Christopher Lee's fanged fiend is resurrected by a young disciple... more

01 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Interview with a REAL Vampire

[BONUS] In this surprise episode, Dan Owen & Hugh McStay leave the safety of the UK inside their wooden podcasket,... more

01 Apr 2024 · 28 minutes
My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To with Steve O'Brien

[7x3] A modern low-budget indie is up for discourse this week. It's Jonathan Cuartas's 2020 horror drama My Heart Can't... more

25 Mar 2024 · 51 minutes
Love at First Bite with Murray Leeder

[7x2] We're back in the late-1970s for Stan Dragoti's vampire comedy Love at First Bite, starring George Hamilton as Count... more

18 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Dracula Untold with Dee Molumby

[7x1] We start Season VII with Gary Shore's action horror Dracula Untold, starring Luke Evans as a 15th-century warrior who... more

11 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Season VI Ranking

[BONUS] Dan and Hugh reconvene around the vampire campfire to reflect on Season VI and reveal their combined Top 12... more

04 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
John Carpenter's Vampires with Anthony Bowman

[6x10] Our Season VI finale is on the neo-western action horror Vampires, directed by the legendary John Carpenter, starring James... more

19 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Night Watch with Dee Molumby

[6x9] It's our first foray into Russian cinema with Timur Bekmambetov's 2004 supernatural urban thriller Night Watch, which finds the... more

12 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
The Last Voyage of the Demeter with Robert Clark

[6x8] We're back with another Dracula adaptation, only this one focuses on a specific chapter in Bram Stoker's novel -... more

05 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Dark Shadows (2012) with Frankie Pellatt

[6x7] Tim Burton's adaptation of the 1960s US soap opera Dark Shadows is up for discussion this week, in a... more

29 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Bit with Lindsay Drysdale

[6x6] Brad Michael Elmore's teen vampire drama Bit is about an 18-year-old transgender girl (Nicole Maines) moving to Los Angeles... more

22 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Doctor Who's "State of Decay" with The TARDIS Crew

[BONUS] Surprise! To celebrate the fifth anniversary of the We Made This network, and Tom Baker's 90th birthday, we're teaming... more

20 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Blade II with Wayne Talbot

[6x5] We're back with our second Guillermo del Toro vampire film, Blade II, which finds Wesley Snipes returning as the... more

08 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Scars of Dracula with Mary Muñoz

[6x4] We return to the well of Hammer horror for Scars of Dracula, directed by Roy Ward Baker, starring Christopher... more

01 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Christmas Special 2023: Count Magnus with Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

[BONUS] Seasons bleedings! For this year's Christmas Special, we have Mark Gatiss's adaptation of M.R James' famous story, Count Magnus,... more

23 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Interview with the Vampire: Season One with Kim Morrison

[6x3] This week, we're delving into the entire first season of AMC's vampire horror drama Interview with the Vampire from... more

18 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Underworld with Craig McKenzie

[6x2] It's vampires vs. werewolves in Len Wiseman's 2003 action horror film Underworld, starring Kate Beckinsale as a vampire 'Death... more

11 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
From Dusk Till Dawn with Iona Smith

[6x1 ] Season VI launches with Robert Rodriguez's 1996 crime horror From Dusk Till Dawn, written by Quentin Tarantino, which... more

04 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
Season V Ranking

[BONUS] Dan and Hugh return to the vampire campfire to reflect on Season V and reveal their combined Top 10... more

27 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Blade with Darren Mooney

[5x10] Season V draws to a close with our 50th episode (excluding bonuses) and we're tackling a favourite for many:... more

13 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 31 minutes
The Return of Count Yorga with Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

[5x9] Count Yorga is back for this fast-tracked sequel, again directed by Bob Kelljan, which finds the master vampire (Robert... more

06 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Halloween Special 2023 with Tony Black, Violet Hammond & Dee Molumby

[BONUS] Hugh and Dan are back for another spooky special, this time focusing on three short films about vampires. And... more

30 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Black Sunday with Frankie Pellatt

[5x8] A vampiric witch (Barbara Steele) returns from the grave to try and possess the body of her beautiful look-alike... more

23 Oct 2023 · 59 minutes
Sleepwalkers with Robert Clark

[5x7] The Master of Horror, Stephen King, wrote Sleepwalkers for Mick Garris to direct, which concerns two incestuous shape-shifting vampires... more

16 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Fright Night (1985) with Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

[5x6] Tom Holland's classic Fright Night is our film this week, which concerns a teenage boy who becomes aware his... more

09 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Taste the Blood of Dracula with Brendon Connelly

[5x5] Christopher Lee returns once again as Count Dracula for Peter Sasdy's Hammer horror sequel Taste the Blood of Dracula,... more

25 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Let's Scare Jessica to Death with Mary Muñoz

[5x4] The cult indie Let's Scare Jessica to Death, directed by John Hancock, is up for discussion this week. This... more

18 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen with Tony Black

[5x3] This ill-fated summer blockbuster from director Stephen Norrington is next in store; a big-budget adaptation of Alan Moore and... more

11 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Bliss with Kim Morrison

[5x2] This week, we have Joe Begos's 2019 horror film Bliss, starring Dora Madison as a struggling Los Angeles artist... more

04 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Dracula (1979) with Dee Molumby

[5x1] Season V launches with John Badham's adaptation of Dracula, starring Frank Langella as the master vampire, the sole survivor... more

28 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
1st Fangiversary

[BONUS] Hugh and Dan are back for a pre-Season V special to celebrate a year of Vampire Videos, now that... more

21 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Season IV Ranking

[BONUS] Hugh and Dan return to chew over Season IV and reveal their combined Top 10 ranking of everything covered... more

31 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Van Helsing (2004) with Dee Molumby

[4x10] Stephen Sommers' monster mash-up Van Helsing is our Season IV finale episode, which finds the eponymous monster hunter (Hugh... more

17 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Jakob's Wife with Wayne Talbot

[4x9] Our penultimate Season IV episode is Travis Stevens' Shudder original Jakob's Wife, about a small-town pastor's spouse (Barbara Crampton)... more

10 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Daybreakers with Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

[4x8] Ethan Hawke stars in The Spierig Brothers' 2009 sci-fi horror action film Daybreakers, as a vampire haematologist living in... more

03 Jul 2023 · 59 minutes
Once Bitten with Tony Black

[4x7] We're turning back the clock to the mid-1980s for Howard Storm's horror-comedy Once Bitten, starring a pre-fame Jim Carrey... more

26 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Queen of the Damned with Kat Hughes

[4x6] A loose sequel to Interview with the Vampire (1994), Michael Rymer's Queen of the Damned finds the vampire Lestat... more

19 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Martin with Stephen Gallagher

[4x5] George Romero is best known for his zombie films, but this week we're taking a look at his lesser-known... more

05 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Dracula Has Risen from the Grave with Madeline Potter

[4x4] The Hammer falls once again, with the fourth instalment in the British horror studio's Dracula saga. Christopher Lee returns... more

29 May 2023 · 58 minutes
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night with Will Salmon

[4x3] The "Iranian vampire western" from writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, is up for... more

22 May 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Vampire's Kiss with Tom Butler

[4x2] It's Nicolas Cage's finest hour in Robert Bierman's cult classic Vampire's Kiss, where he plays a literary agent who... more

15 May 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Nosferatu the Vampyre with Darren Mooney

[4x1] Season IV of the show launches with Werner Herzog's remake of Nosferatu (1922), starring Bruno Ganz as an estate... more

07 May 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
Season III Ranking

[BONUS] Hugh and Dan return to mull over Season III and reveal their combined Top 10 ranking of everything covered... more

01 May 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Renfield with Ashley Thomas

[3x10] Our Season III finale takes a rare look at a newly released vampire film! It's Chris McKay's horror-comedy Renfield,... more

17 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Near Dark with Prof Stacey Abbot

[3x9] This week we're tackling the neo-western horror film Near Dark from director Kathryn Bigelow, starring Adrian Pasdar as a... more

10 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Count Yorga, Vampire with Dr Sorcha Ní Fhlainn

[3x8] It's back to 1970 for Bob Kelljan's cult hit Count Yorga, Vampire, starring Robert Quarry as the eponymous bloodsucker... more

03 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
The Invitation with Dee Molumby

[3x7] Jessica M. Thompson's 2022 horror thriller The Invitation is our next bite. It concerns a young American woman (Nathalie... more

27 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
What We Do in the Shadows (2014) with Steve O'Brien

[3x6] We're heading Down Under to look at the cult Kiwi comedy What We Do in the Shadows, directed by... more

20 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Byzantium with Kat Hughes

[3x5] Neil Jordan's less famous vampire movie, after Interview with the Vampire, is up for discussion this week. It's Byzantium,... more

06 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Dracula: Prince of Darkness with Prof Stacey Abbott

[3x4] It's Hammer time again! We venture back into the vault of the legendary British horror studio for Dracula: Prince... more

27 Feb 2023 · 1 hour,
Cronos with Stewart Roche

[3x3] Guillermo del Toro's debut Cronos is under discussion this week; a Mexican horror about an elderly antique dealer (Federico... more

20 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Lair of the White Worm with Tony Black

[3x2] Did you know Dracula author Bram Stoker wrote another vampiric story? Ken Russell's horror-comedy The Lair of the White... more

13 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
The Lost Boys with Tim Robey

[3x1] Season III launches with a fang-favourite! It's Joel Schumacher's The Lost Boys, starring Jason Patric and Corey Haim as... more

06 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Season II Ranking

[BONUS] Hugh and Dan are back to reflect on Season II and rate each film individually, before combining their scores... more

30 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 33 minutes
The Monster Squad with Andrew Gaudion

[2x10] There's a monster mash for our Season 2 finale, as Count Dracula, The Wolf Man, The Mummy and.... uh,... more

16 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Afflicted with Graham Hughes

[2x9] Found-footage horror is on the agenda as we tackle the Canadian vampire film Afflicted from directors Derek Lee and... more

09 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Hunger with Danishka Esterhazy

[2x8] It's another celebrity special, as Canadian filmmaker Danishka Esterhazy (The Slumber Party Massacre) joins us to talk about Tony... more

02 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Christmas Special 2022: Red Snow with Dee Molumby

[BONUS] Seasons bleedings! It's our festive special, where regular guest Dee Molumby returns in a snowy podcasket to talk about... more

24 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) with Josh Ruben

[2x7] It's a celebrity special, as the multi-talented Josh Ruben (director of Werewolves Within, star of A Wounded Fawn) arrives... more

19 Dec 2022 · 51 minutes
The Omega Man with Tony Black

[2x6] Charlton Heston is the last man on earth in Boris Sagal's classic adaptation of Richard Matheson's novel about a... more

12 Dec 2022 · 1 hour,
Interview with the Vampire (1994) with Sarah Blair

[2x5] It's time to take a bite into Neil Jordan's acclaimed adaptation of Anne Rice's best-selling novel, Interview with the... more

05 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
The Transfiguration with Chris Nials

[2x4] We've unearthed an overlooked gem in Michael O'Shea's 2016 horror drama The Transfiguration, which concerns the psychological breakdown of... more

28 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
The Brides of Dracula with Stephen Laws

[2x3] We return to Hammer for the second in the legendary British studio's Dracula saga, Terence Fisher's The Brides of... more

21 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992) with Daragh Carville

[2x2] "Into every generation, a Slayer is born." And sometimes prematurely, as we take a stake to the 1992 incarnation... more

14 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Dracula (1931) with Tony Black

[2x1] Season II begins with a vintage offering from renowned director Tod Browning. It's Universal Pictures classic Dracula, starring Bela... more

07 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
Halloween Special 2022: Season I Ranking

[BONUS] In this spooky episode, hosts Dan Owen and Hugh McStay convene around the vampire campfire to reflect on the... more

31 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
Shadow of the Vampire with Darren Mooney

[1x10] It's the Season I finale of Vampire Videos, so we bookend our premiere on Nosferatu (1922) with E. Elias... more

17 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Lifeforce with Tony Black

[1x9] Vampire Videos heads to outer space for Tobe Hooper's 1985 sci-fi horror Lifeforce, starring Steve Railsback as an astronaut... more

10 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Day Shift with Robert Clark

[1x8] Vampire Videos brings things into the present day with a look at Netflix's recent Day Shift, directed by J.J... more

03 Oct 2022 · 59 minutes
Vampire in Brooklyn with Tony Black

[1x7] Vampire Videos unearths Wes Craven's 1995 horror-comedy Vampire in Brooklyn, starring Eddie Murphy as a Caribbean vampire who travels... more

26 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Salem's Lot (1979) with Chris Lunt & Michael Walker

[1x6] Vampire Videos digs into Tobe Hooper's iconic two-part miniseries Salem's Lot from 1979, which adapted Stephen King's acclaimed novel,... more

19 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Dracula (1958) with Dee Molumby

[1x5] Vampire Videos bites into our first Hammer horror, Terence Fisher's classic Dracula, which finds Van Helsing (Peter Cushing) investigating... more

12 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Thirst (2009) with Ian Buckley

[1x4] Vampire Videos returns for an appraisal of Park Chan-wook's 2009 horror drama Thirst, about a Catholic priest who becomes... more

05 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
30 Days of Night with Simon Bowie

[1x3] Vampire Videos tackles David Slade's comic-book adaptation of 30 Days of Night, about a small Alaskan town under attack... more

29 Aug 2022 · 57 minutes
Let the Right One In (2008) with Dee Molumby

[1x2] Vampire Videos continues with a look at Tomas Alfredson's Swedish romantic horror film Let the Right One In, which... more

29 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
Nosferatu (1922) with Andy Winter

[1x1] Vampire Videos rises from the crypt with the film that arguably started it all - F.W Murnau's silent masterpiece... more

29 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Primer

[0x0] PRIMER. Welcome! Introducing Vampire Videos, a horror podcast digging into 100 years of vampires on film and television to... more

29 Aug 2022 · 32 minutes
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[1x3] Vampire Videos tackles David Slade's comic-book adaptation of 30 Days of Night, about a small Alaskan town under attack by vampires... more