2017 Movie #99: Near Dark (1987)

2017 Movie #99: Near Dark (1987)

Near Dark is shockingly mediocre, considering it may be the world’s first (?) vampire western film, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starring the cast of AliensNear Dark stars a young Adrian Pasdar as Caleb, an Oklahoma boy who gets seduced by, and turned into, a vampire. Forced to go on the run, he joins a coven of vampires, lead by Jesse (Lance Henriksen – it’s a … weird … performance), and the psychotic Severen (Bill Paxton, at his most gleefully deranged – the best part of the movie by far).

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