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‘The Strain’ review: Del Toro makes reinventing vampires look easy

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“Twilight”-weary viewers decided a few years ago to let zombies replace vampires as our collective go-to undead. But vampires have already risen again.

This spring, Showtime's “Penny Dreadful” reconstituted Dracula myths into psycho-sexual family drama. And now FX's “The Strain,” as much a sci-fi show as a horror one, imagines vampirism spreading like bird flu.

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