A new year arrives and with it time to think back and contemplate–sometimes drawing up lists. Lots of best vampire movies, hottest vampires, most badass vampire flicks etc. popping up so why not drop a list of the Top Ten Lady Vampires on T.V.? Why not indeed? In no particular order here is one such…Continue readingTop Lady Vampires on T.V.
“A vampire is delicious,” said writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour, whose debut feature, “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,” introduces the first Iranian female vampire. This is pretty exciting, when you consider not only the political and cultural dimensions, but artistically, there aren’t many Iranian horror films, and generally, Iranian women aren’t exactly among the…Continue readingThe World’s First Female Iranian Vampire in “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night”
Coming to select theaters May 27 is the all-female vampire thriller We Are the Night! The film was released in Germany a while back and honestly, I didn’t think it would make its way to the US. But I should have known better, we Americans love hot women, fast cars, loud music and of course,…Continue readingAll-Girl Vampire Flick “We Are The Night” Coming Soon
In modern day vampire tales the women are usually sex symbols or pathetic victims, but if you take a look back into vampire folklore you’ll find that there are many female vampires, and they all kick ass. These vamps are ferocious and bloodthirsty – hell hath no fury like… a female vampire. Here’s just a…Continue readingHell Hath No Fury…
What most of the unofficial Feminists Against Vampire Romance Novels organization, –bent on the mass destruction of a fictional theme, –seems to miss in the world of vampires right now, is that normally, chicks are over-represented in vampire literature and cinema. How many badass vampire guys can you think of? Blade, Dracula, Kurt Barlow, Count…Continue readingVampires: Girls vs. Boys
Pishacha are another sort of vampire creature of Hindu mythology. They are flesh-eating demons, typically associated with being feminine. They are described as having red, swollen eyes and bulging veins. These creatures are nocturnal, of course. They are said to haunt cremation grounds, like many of the other demonic beings of Hindu lore. Some legends…Continue readingPishacha of Hindu Lore
One of the most common associations with vampires is their incredible beauty. And just like every common trait, there needs to be a commonly known explanation for it. The most generally accepted theory is that vampires need to be beautiful in order to attract their victims, whose blood they will eventually drain. But in fact,…Continue readingWhy all the Allure?