Over the years, many a comedy about the undead have popped up. Most end up forgettable, while others (Lesbian Vampire Killers for example) we rather long to forget. Only a very few end up almost universally accepted as good. Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein for example seems a classic but really depends almost entirely upon…Continue readingWhy So Few Good Vampire Comedies?
One of the biggest recent disappointments in vampire cinema (at least for me) in recent years was the utterly unfunny Lesbian Vampire Killers (renamed simply Vampire Killers for the American DVD release). And I think the problem lies in one decision. Okay, that isn’t quite true. Quite a few bad decisions ended up made, but…Continue readingLet’s Remake Lesbian Vampire Killers
It takes little or no imagination to read the title Vampirella vs Fluffy the Vampire Slayer and get the gist of it. Two female icons of the undead genre meeting up. The stuff of fantasies, actually. In more ways that one. Just to let everyone know–the cover art conveys the quality of the actual comic…Continue readingReview of Fluffy VS Vampirella
In the region of greater Los Angeles known as NoHo a black box theatre known as Zombie Joe’s makes its home. They do a variety of plays there, many original as well as solid sprinkling of classics. A new show opened this last weekend, a one-act musical that includes no less than five vampires in…Continue readingReview of Not With Monsters