This is turning into something of a Golden Age for fans of Joseph Sheridan LeFanu‘s vampire masterpiece Carmilla. Really! The last film adaptation was in 1990, but now not one but two new film versions are on the film festival circuit right now. Live theatre versions have popped up in Chicago and Los Angeles and…Continue readingCarmilla Web Series
With a title like Lust For Dracula, one quite naturally expects either porn or a long-lost Hammer film. Probably the former. To be sure this 2004 direct-to-dvd flick is very erotic, quite explicit in many ways, and came out from a company called Seduction Cinema. Sounds like porn, albeit softcore. You can certainly treat it…Continue readingLust For Dracula
Yes, you read that title correctly Dear Readers. It has been widely reported that an Embrace of the Vampire remake is in the works courtesy of CineTel Films, and honestly I can’t help but think “WTF?! Why?” This old 90s flick is pretty well known and it’s not because of superb acting or a riveting…Continue readingAn ‘Embrace of the Vampire’ Remake on the Way… Seriously?
Like the more famous novel Dracula, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampire classic about the lonely predatory Carmilla inspires some to pen sequels. Usually, these have taken the form of films. Most famously, Hammer studios filmed the so-called “Karnstein Trilogy” (actually a misnomer–four not three films ended up made). Only one of these–Lust for a Vampire–meets…Continue readingReview of Kyle Marffin’s ‘Carmilla The Return’
As noted elsewhere at Vampires.com, at least two films based on Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampire classic are on their way to movie theaters. One, Styria, remains in post-production whereas The Moth Diaries is seeking a distributor. Time to take a look at the last major version of Carmilla maybe? Why not? Nightmare Classics back…Continue readingNightmare Classics “Carmilla”
It’s time to take a look at the vampire flicks you can look forward to this month! There’s a couple bloodsucker movies being released on DVD and Blu-ray this November, some are big theater hits, others are, uh, a bit too naughty for theaters. Check them out: Vampire Knight 3 This DVD contains episodes from…Continue readingVampire Movies Released November 2010
The first testament says “an eye for an eye.” The second testament says “love thy neighbour.” The third testament… KICKS ASS! When the lesbians of Canada’s capital city of Ottawa begin to disappear and it’s discovered that vampires are the cause there is only one person the Catholic church can turn to to stop the…Continue readingJesus Christ, Vampire Hunter