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Byzantium (A Vampire Story) (2013)

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Saoirse Ronan Saoirse Ronan
Eleanor
Barry Cassin Barry Cassin
Robert Fowlds
David Heap David Heap
Lap Dancing Client
Warren Brown Warren Brown
Gareth
Ruby Snape Ruby Snape
Wendy
Jenny Kavanagh Jenny Kavanagh
Barmaid


Written by
Moira Buffini Moira Buffini
(screenplay)


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The way I wanted like the old days, great!

5 years, 9 months ago at Jul 17 19:31
2 votes
An Irish vampire movie, thus back to where the vampires were originated. There are no good vampire movies these days, all those are teen target products which are simply a fantasy flick. In the old days, its horror and terrifying ugly giant beasts, the werewolves were, but in the todays movies they are adorable giant wolves. It's either vampire movie or werewolf, the result is same. 'Twilight' or ... read more

An average movie

3 years, 2 months ago at Feb 6 21:32
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I wasn't really sure what to expect from this movie but since I always had a weak spot for Neil Jordan's work, I was quite eager to check it out. First of all, it was pretty neat that Jordan was making another vampire movie almost 20 years after 'Interview with the Vampire' and it was interesting that he took a completely different approach this time around but, to be honest, I actually struggled ... read more

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5 years, 9 months ago at Jun 27 11:28
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Initial Thought: I have been meaning to watch this one for awhile. I just never had the chance until now. It looked rather interesting and different. Besides who wouldn't fantasize about being bitten by Saoirse Ronan or Gemma Arterton.

Characters/Acting: Really I only care about Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan here. There are a few other quite familiar faces though. Only the two main... read more
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Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort; Clara (Gemma Arterton) meets lonely Noel (Daniel Mays), who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan) befriends Frank (Caleb Landry Jones) and tells him their lethal secret: they were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequences.
Release date: 16 May 2013
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kathy voted for a review of Byzantium 3 weeks, 4 days ago

“Initial Thought: I have been meaning to watch this one for awhile. I just never had the chance until now. It looked rather interesting and different. ”

kathy voted for a review of Byzantium 3 weeks, 4 days ago

“I wasn't really sure what to expect from this movie but since I always had a weak spot for Neil Jordan's work, I was quite eager to check it out. Firs”

kathy voted for a review of Byzantium 3 weeks, 4 days ago

“An Irish vampire movie, thus back to where the vampires were originated. There are no good vampire movies these days, all those are teen target produc”

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JxSxPx posted a review 2 years, 7 months ago

Byzantium

“Vampires, Neil Jordan, and Saoirse Ronan looks like a winning combination on paper, but Byzantium all style and no substance. Ronan is customarily subtle, poignant, and nuanced, and Jordan imbues the entire thing with his austerity and low-key eroticism, but there’s just not enough story to justify the length, the narrative withholding, or “surprise!” method of delivering bits of material. It’s all right in front of you, very clearly and obviously, and Byzantium thinks it’s distance and manipulations are smarter than they are.   Problem lies squarely with Gemma Arterton’s Clara, a character with a backstory, profession, and trajectory that deserves her own movie in which everything is fully fleshed out and not dripped out in-between bits of love birds and self-mythologizing ” read more

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An average movie

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