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‘Dance of the Vampires’ – Dancing, Singing Vampires in Paris

Roman Polanski discusses why he’s excited by the Parisian production of his musical “Dance of the Vampires.” Now, I get that the immediate reaction to this, is “eh? wtf? no. not seeing that. ever.” –But! This is Roman Polanski we’re talking about here. Just because the NY Times thinks it’s garbage, doesn’t mean it isn’t…

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The Fearless Vampire Killers

The Fearless Vampire Killers, or Dance of the Vampires (1967) Written (shared credit) and directed by Roman Polanski Summary by Nadia Bryden The movie is old-style cinema, with exaggerated movements and traits of characters and slapstick comedy—main characters Professor Abronsius and his young assistant Alfred are hopelessly clumsy. The actors’ thick accents take a little…

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