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Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013
 Byzantium is a neatly drawn, elegantly filmed contemporary Gothic story with long, twisted roots. Director Neil Jordan had dramatized the undead before (Interview with a Vampire). Here, the story centers around mother-daughter vampires on the run (for centuries) from the Brotherhood, a
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Colin Farrell stars in Neil Jordan film

In a beautifully somber scene along the Irish coast, where choppy gray waves reflect the gray massing clouds, a rusty trawler bobs along under the stark hills bordering the shore. A lonely fisherman mans the wheel and minds the nets, attended only by wheeling sea gulls. Hoisting up what he takes for a heavy burden of fish, he picks out a strange shape through the darkness in the soggy net, a woman dredged up from the murk...

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