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Five Favorite Vampire Flicks


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It’s Friday the 13th and what better way to celebrate the haunted holiday than with back-to-back showings of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”? The film, which spawned one of the best televisions shows ever, stars Kristy Swanson as an addle-headed teenybopper with her head in the mall and a vocabulary straight out of the Valley, but everything changes when she finds out that she is the Chosen One. Not that she wants to spend her free time learning to slay vampires with Donald Sutherland instead of at cheerleading practice. But then the vampire boss (Rutger Hauer) and his minion (Peewee Herman) show up and Buffy finds she has no choice but to fight. The film is a fun romp peppered with hilarious dialogue, sharp wits, and even sharper stakes, which is why we’re showing it at both 8 and 10 p.m. ET.

Since we’re talking about vampires, we figured we would make a quick list of some of our favorite vampire movies. But then it turned out to be really hard, because there are a lot of incredible vampire flicks out there dating back to the dawn of the cinematic age and stretching all the way to, well, “Twilight.” Guess everyone loves a good fright and/or an interspecies love story with sparkly skin. So we fell down a rabbit hole of frightening films from “Fright Night” to “Let the Right One In” to “The Lost Boys” and “The Hunger.” They are all good, but here are some of our absolute favorites.

1. “Shadow of the Vampire”

2. “Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust”

3. “Near Dark”

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4. “Nosferatu”

5. “From Dusk Till Dawn”

“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” airs tonight at 8 and 10 p.m. ET

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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