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This site will feature DVD and book details and reviews, and,
in association with Amazon, sales of these. But I intend the site to focus on
the vampire existence, and explore their culture.
One point about vampire
movies that has proved a perennial frustration, is the directors' need to 'be
different - none seem prepared to build on the achievements that have gone before,
all seem to change for the sake of change, even if that means reinventing the
Some of these movies are good, some are excellent - some are excruciatingly
bad. This site will try to tell the difference, and why.
I have an interest
in destroying vampires - not with hocus-pocus and superstition, but with modern
methods. In my reviews of movies, I have sought to highlight useful approaches
that others might learn from.
Remember that vampires can also learn - eradication
of the vampire, even survival of the human way of life, may depend on developing
new ways to defeat the old enemy. Before the old enemy develops ways of defeating
The site is written on the presumption that every Vampire movie, book
and television show is true - documentaries, if you will - and our task is to
learn from these experiences in order to face and uncertain future. Some might
disagree with that analysis, but it makes for more interesting pages.
There are currently 6 global region codes that identify
specific DVDs that are compatible with the players typically sold in that region.
The majority of all current titles play in only one specific region unless otherwise
Multi-region players are available, but certain discs will only
play on 'their region' machines - take care when buying internationally
below are the six regions.
- U.S., U.S. Territories, Canada, and Bermuda
- Japan, Europe, South Africa, and the Middle East, including Egypt
Asia, East Asia, including Hong Kong
- Australia, New Zealand, Pacific
Islands, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean
Soviet Union, Indian subcontinent, Africa, North Korea, and Mongolia
It is not enough to know your
DVD Region - when playing 'foreign' discs, you also need a compatible TV; for
example, US and Japan use the NTSC standard, while Europe and Australia use PAL
... most TVs will play either standard - an imported TV almost certainly will
... but a local-made TV may only play the local TV standard. Always check before
DVDs are getting increasingly common, but the quality varies significantly, and
some will simply not play at all - others are actually VCDs, not DVD at all.
prices are competitive, and most movies are available - or will be soon - from
reputatble sources. So beware of illegal merchants.
Vampyreverse does not
recommend, advise or deal in illegal discs - we simply describe them
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