‘Vampire Diaries’: Another Original Bites the Dust

There’s always a twist on “The Vampire Diaries,” always an unexpected consequence. This week’s episode,”A View to a Kill,” broke with formula in that everything eventually went exactly as Elena planned.  That either means that the episode was unpredictable in its predictability or that Vampire Elena is the only character in Mystic Falls who knows […]

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‘Vampire Diaries’: The Race for the Cure Becomes The Thirst Games

Last week, “The Vampire Diaries” riffed on ‘The Breakfast Club.” This week’s episode, “Catch Me If You Can,” takes on a more contemporary teen film, “The Hunger Games,” as Jeremy (Steven R. McQueen) is forced to do his best Katniss impression. It’s as suspenseful and scary as its cinematic counterpart and a whole lot sexier. […]

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The Most Controversial ‘Vampire Diaries’ Ever?

Since the show began, the Stefan/Elena/Damon triangle has been at the heart of “The Vampire Diaries.” For three years, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena’s (Nina Dobrev) romance has been center stage while Elena and Damon’s (Ian Somerhalder) attraction simmered. Then, this season, when Elena became a vampire, she found that Damon accepted and even liked […]

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"The Vampire Diaries": Nina Dobrev as Elena and Paul Wesley as Stefan (Photo Credit: Bob Mahoney/The CW)

‘The Vampire Diaries’: Five Reasons Why ‘The Killer’ Is a Must-See

This week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “The Killer,” is a must-see. As Elena continues to struggle with her new identity as a vampire, every guy that she cares about is in jeopardy thanks to Connor. Tyler is in a different type of trouble when Caroline meets Hayley, while Klaus and Stefan’s reluctant partnership is […]

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