In modern times, the vampire is generally held to be a fictitious entity, although belief in similar vampiric creatures such as the chupacabra still persists in some cultures.
Early folk belief in vampires has sometimes been ascribed to the ignorance of the body's process of decomposition after death and how people in pre-industrial societies tried to rationalise this, creating the figure of the vampire to explain the mysteries of death.
The fact that he's not the lead role in the movie is no testament to his acting ability.
Matthew Davis (born May 8, 1978), credited as Matt Davis, is an American actor who portrays Alaric Saltzman on The Vampire Diaries.
Porphyria was also linked with legends of vampirism in 1985 and received much media exposure, but has since been largely discredited.
The charismatic and sophisticated vampire of modern fiction was born in 1819 with the publication of The Vampyre by John Polidori; the story was highly successful and arguably the most influential vampire work of the early 19th century.
This increased level of vampire superstition in Europe led to mass hysteria and in some cases resulted in corpses being staked and people being accused of vampirism.The screenplay for this movie is subpar and predictable, and the special effects are on level with someone who has basic knowledge of Adobe Effects. Choi Jin-Hyuk is a successful Korean actor who landed a role in a Japanese movie.It's a shame because these actors are clearly talented, but the script and screenplay aren't executed very well. He likely makes more money than anyone who's commented on here.At least that’s how we remember 'The Lost Boys,' which was released 26 years ago today. The 1987 flick by Joel Schumacher told the tale of a young guy bullied into joining the dark side by a gang of vampires, while his comic nerd younger brother tries to save his soul. For starters the film was shot at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, offering an eerie circus vibe backdrop, and it featured a killer soundtrack that included Echo & The Bunnymen’s rendition of The Doors' trippy tune “People Are Strange.” But the film’s mainstay was its cast members, some of whom would become prominent movie and TV heavy hitters, while others, sadly, would never shine brighter than their ‘80s teen legacy., which also happened to be his debut film.Either Sutherland was a tough guy in real life or acting like one just came naturally to him.