Critic Consensus: It's not particularly innovative and there's a lot of angsty brooding going on, but there's a self-referential cheekiness in The Vampire Diaries that will appeal directly to its target audience.
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Think you know vampires? You don't. Neither does Elena (DeGrassi: The Next Generation's Nina Dobrev), but she's about to. Paul Wesley (Everwood) and Ian Somerhalder (Lost) star in the series as two vampire brothers at war for her soul.
as Elena Gilbert/Kather...
as Jeremy Gilbert
as Stefan Salvatore
as Damon Salvatore
as Aunt Jenna
as Tina Fell
as Guiseppe Salvatore
as John Gilbert
as Alaric, Alaric Saltz...
as Mr. Tanner
as Bonnie's Grandmother
as Sheriff Forbes
as Amber Bradley
as Mayor Lockwood
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It might not be the most groundbreaking show on television right now, but it's a well-crafted, interestingly developed series, which really kicks up a gear after an anodyne opening episode.
The Vampire Diaries nonetheless satisfactorily opens up yet another TV world of heightened youth, where blood-sucking is a metaphor for a whole range of fears and desires.
Even if you're on the fence about vampires, werewolves and witches, The Vampire Diaries still delivers better-than-average entertainment, boasting a soundtrack that oozes cool and a talented cast that can really get its brood on.
Since there's no Twilight movie in theaters right now, there's no point in resisting The Vampire Diaries, some prefab filler premiering tonight.
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