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The Red Moon

Vampire musicals are not unknown.  In fact, seems fairly easy to think of an actual fistful of titles, from I Kissed a Vampire to Tanz der Vampires or the famous musical episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.  Musical versions of Dracula as well as Carmilla have either been staged or are on their way. Ditto…Continue readingThe Red Moon

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

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Lets Remake Blood of Dracula

Anyone who wants to use any of these ideas has my absolute, unfettered permission to do so with no requirements whatsoever. Blood of Dracula (1957) ended up shown on a double-bill with I Was a Teenage Werewolf.   More than one person since has walked away thinking its title should have been “I Was a Teenage…Continue readingLets Remake Blood of Dracula

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‘I Kissed a Vampire’ Musical Coming to DVD

I Kissed a Vampire, the first ever vampire rock musical web-series, hit iTunes a few years back and became such a hit that it’s now a movie, a movie coming out on DVD this summer – July 10th to be exact. But that’s not all, it will also be shown in select theaters this coming…Continue reading‘I Kissed a Vampire’ Musical Coming to DVD

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‘Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire’ takes Kiddies on a Vamp-tastic Ride

One of the many great things about vampires is that there’s something for every age, even children. Which is why I am happy to report on the upcoming Scooby Doo film, Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire. This fun kid-friendly flick is slated to be released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 13, 2012. If there’s…Continue reading‘Scooby-Doo! Music of the Vampire’ takes Kiddies on a Vamp-tastic Ride

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Vampire Movies You Would Never (Willingly) See

One of my favorite literary themes is ‘The King in Yellow’; you’ll find it in music, many short stories, and in a particularly favorite episode of Masters of Horror; John Carpenter’s ‘Cigarette Burns’. I always fancied the idea of a deeply disturbing musical/film/play, that made people so incredibly incensed by what they were seeing, that…Continue readingVampire Movies You Would Never (Willingly) See

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I Kissed A Vampire is Now A Movie

Lucas Grabeel, Adrian Slade and Drew Seeley are ditching the internet and bringing I Kissed A Vampire to the big screen. Based on the web-series, the brand new two hour long feature film rock musical features seventeen original songs and premieres this June at the Seattle International Film Festival. I Kissed a Vampire, the first…Continue readingI Kissed A Vampire is Now A Movie

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I Kissed a Vampire

And I liked it! …Sorry, I just couldn’t help it. Anyway, I Kissed a Vampire is a short “rock musical” web series featuring High School Musical’s Lucas Grabeel and Drew Seeley (who was also in Another Cinderella Story) that aired on iTunes yesterday (October 13). From the looks of the trailer (posted below) this mini…Continue readingI Kissed a Vampire