When I was a kid, there was no cooler magazine than Famous Monsters of Filmland, Forrest J. Ackerman made into a unique creation of black-and-white photos and incredible puns about monsters. In those days, you couldn't hear about a new horror movie or book, and might never learn about an older obscure one, without FM.
So today I got a gift that astonishes the 12-year-old in me: Famous Monsters (now a website) reviewed Alex Van Helsing: Vampire Rising.
Peter Schwotzer writes:
The characters I though were quite realistic and enjoyable. The story was fast paced and action filled with a little bit of everything for everyone; hero’s, secret society’s, zombies, cool weapons, teachers who aren’t at all what they appear to be and of course vampires…real vampires. Not these whiny ass, lovestruck, wimpy vampires that seem to rise from everywhere these days (pun intended).
Read the rest here!