Vampire Tales

Grab some garlic – Channel 4 and Film Four are broadcasting a couple of big vampire films next week, both based on bestselling books.

The excellent Swedish movie adaptation of John Ajvide Lindqvist’s Let the Right One In has its premiere on Film Four on 15th August at 9pm.

Oskar and Eli. In very different ways, they were both victims. Which is why, against the odds, they became friends. And how they came to depend on one another, for life itself.

The phenomenally successful adaptation of Stephanie Meyers’  Twilight has its network television premiere on Channel Four on 17th August.

When 17-year old Bella moves to live with her father, she expects her life will be as dull as the town. She quickly finds friends but not with the Cullen family who prefer their own company, especially Edward who hates her. Bella soon discovers the reason for his coldness as the family are vampires.