This is a very different kind of vampire movie. It takes a more historical view of the legend of Vlad The Impaler. In this story, Vlad is a prince in Transylvania and the Turks have demanded more tribute – including giving up his son to become a Janissary in the Sultan’s Guard. Handing over his son is the last straw for Vlad, and he slices up the Turks sent to retrieve him – igniting a way.
Vlad’s only way to protect his people is to make a deal with the vampire up on the hill (OK … mountain). […]Continue reading →