Thank Vlad the Impaler there are still some filmmakers who believe vampires should be scary rather than sparkly. Replace the zombies in AMC’s The Walking Dead
with demonic bloodsuckers, play up the Wild West angle of surviving in a post-apocalyptic society, and you start to get an idea of the mood writer/director Jim Mickle manages to strike in Stake Land
-- an involving vampire romp, and an inspiring example of creative vision overcoming budgetary limitations.
His entire family slaughtered by vampires right before his eyes, terrified teen Martin (Connor Paolo) falls in with a mysterious vampire hunter named Mister (Nick Damici), who trains hi...