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Let The Right One In Coming to NYC

It began with a novel ten years ago. Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist. Obviously a Jim Morrisey fan. The novel became a bestseller, was marketed abroad under the English title Let Me In. Set in the Swedish suburb of Blackeberg, it tells of a very unusual friendship between two extremely lonely…

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Little Girl Vampire Flick Almost Ready to Film

Geoff Orlowski is a young filmmaker in New York.  He has a cast, a script and has shot test footage for what he describes as “a story about acceptance, individuality, loyalty, misconception, betrayal and of course a blood thirsty vampire.”  His movie is in fact titled simply The Vampire, and now all he needs if…

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Review of Twixt

At this stage in his career, Francis Ford Coppola only pursues very personal projects. He likes making arty, almost ‘student’ films. Twixt he made around his Napa Valley home in 2011 starring Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning (sister of Dakota who played Jane in Twilight) and Bruce Dern. Yes, it tells a tale of vampires. Or…

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Children of the Night

With the release of “Let Me In,” the American adaptation John Ajvide Lindquist’s novel, a trope that naturally comes to mind is the child vampire. Although as disturbing as it seems shocking, there’ve actually been a fair number of the breed in popular entertainment. One might think that Claudia from Anne Rice’s seminal “Interview With…

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