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Martin Scorsese Prefers Vampires to Zombies

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 13:  Director Martin Scorsese attends the 2011 Directors Guild Of America Honors at the Directors Guild of America Theater on October 13, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

What happens when you talk Twilight with Martin Scorsese? A little bit of this: "The vampire thing always works for some reason. Always works," the filmmaker tells GQ. "I happen to like vampires more than zombies." Why, pray tell? "Well, a vampire, quite honestly, you could have a conversation with. He has a sexuality. I mean the undead thing ... Zombies, what are you going to do with them? Just keep chopping them up, shooting at them, shooting at them." Point taken, though we have a feeling that when it comes to Scorsese, vampires may yet lose out to wolves.

Photo: Jason Kempin/2011 Getty Images