Since my last experience with vampires was so soppy, I felt like a good ol' bloody violent vampire movie was needed. 30 Days of Night fit the bill. Based on a graphic novel (that I've never read), vampires descend on the northernmost town in Alaska to take advantage of the titular polar night. It's a really good entry in the "realistic"* genre of survival horror. Scary, affecting, and the ending really came out of nowhere (except, in hindsight, perfectly foreshadowed). I was really impressed.
FuzzyCo grade: A+
* I know, I know. I mean, given the notion that there are vampires it proceeds realistically from there. My only quibble in that regard was that there was an ill-defined number of vampires that seemed a little high sometimes.