The bad news is that Vampyr is simply not scary at all. For me, one needs more than expert filmmaking to hit it out of the ball park. The vampires in both Nosferatu (1922) and Tod Browning's masterpiece Dracula (1931) are great examples from early horror films of how to do it right. Both of these vamps are creepy and leave a lasting impression long after the film is over. The vamps in Vampyr are simply human beings lurking on screen and in the shadows. If the intertitles didn't inform you that they were vampires, you would have no earthly idea this was the case.
So, I'm going to disagree a bit with the critics. Vampyr is a well made film but it lacks the horror elements that would have made it a truly great film. Stick with Nosferatu or Dracula instead.
RATING: Very Good.
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