SBS is currently dealing with an infestation of vampire movies. Purge from your mind all Universal- or Hammer-derived imagery, though; you’ll find no (well, very little) formal eveningwear here, no bats or wolves, no Bela Lugosi or Christopher Lee, much as the entire subgenre owes them a tip of the cap (or flap of the cape).

No, our bloodsuckers are a younger, meaner, more diverse breed. These leeches spit blood in the face of convention, turning the vampire legend to stranger, more provocative purposes. Cue up one or two of these, pour a glass of… red… and delve into the night-time world of arthouse horror.

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