We wrap up our Sexy Vampire Retrospective (for now) with Jim Jarmusch's 2013 film Only Lovers Left Alive starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton and John Hurt The film was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and tells the story of two vampires living out what may be their final days on[...]
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We continue our Sexy Vampire Retrospective with the 1995 vampire movie Embrace of the Vampire, directed by Anne Goursaud The film stars Alyssa Milano as Charlotte, a chaste girl who is haunted by a vampire played by Martin Kemp, bassist of 80s New Wave band Spandau Ballet But when we looked at the film we[...]
This week we continue our Sexy Vampire Retrospective with the Luigi Batzella's 1973 opus, The Devil's Wedding Night, about a young scholar (Mark Damon) who discovers that the famed Ring of the Niebelung may exist and can be found in the Carpathian Mountains But no sooner does he begin to plan an excursion to find it[...]
In this week's installment of the Sexy Vampire Retrospective we examine Dracula 2000, the Wes Craven-produced, Patrick Lussier-directed contemporary film in which Dracula is set free and heads straight for New Orleans Stars Gerard Butler and Christopher Plummer, and just like last week, at least one of us hates this movie. Listen here: http://traffic.libsyn.com/castleofhorror/dracula_2000_rev.mp3 Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8Fd6kN4hLkVideo can't be[...]
Castle of Horror: From Dusk Til Dawn: Sexy Vampire Movie Or Sadistic Crime Thriller? We Look Back And Decide.
During the discussion we talk about Tarantino's defiant structure for the film and whether a "Sexy Vampire Movie" means "a sexy movie about vampires," which this is not, or whether the label can expand to mean "a movie with a sexy vampire," which this absolutely is (see Salma Hayek's "Santanico Pandemonium.") Also at least one of[...]
Vampyres is a delight of sexy vampire cinema– shot around Oakley Court, one of Hammer Studios' favorite settings, film stars Marianne Morris and Anulka as female vampires inhabiting a derelict country estate where they seduce and kill passersby, until into their lives come a man that one of the vampires finds impossible to kill, and[...]