On March 3, 2015 the York Theatre Company hosted a single performance—a staged reading of a new musical based on J. Sheridan LeFanu’s “Carmilla.” How did it differ from other stage adaptations? Read on to find out!
A Virgin’s View on Vampyr
Carl Theodor Dreyer’s “Vampyr” (1932) is often regarded as one of the best vampire movies ever made. But what’s it like to someone who barely knows anything about the film? Erin Chapman takes a look through “virgin eyes.”
Book Review: Tod Browning’s Dracula
Matthew E Banks’ review of Gary D. Rhodes’ recent publication, “Tod Browning’s Dracula” (2014). Rhodes is a School of Creative Arts lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast and a prolific Lugosi scholar. Should you buy it?
Book Review—Prince Lestat
It has been 11 years since the last instalment in Anne Rice’s popular “Vampire Chronicles.” The latest, “Prince Lestat,” will be released shortly, but how does it compare to the previous editions? Andy Boylan reviews.
Video Game Review – BloodRayne 2
. . . Rayne has been travelling the globe eliminating members of her vampiric family . . . we meet Rayne again . . . [who is] about to infiltrate the mansion of [her] half-brother . . . leader of the Cult of Kagan
A Virgin’s View of Nosferatu
Anthony . . . set some conditions for writing [this review]. I wasn’t allowed to read any reviews, look it up on IMDB or blogs, or even peek at the comments section on YouTube posting. He wanted virgin eyes for this one!
Video Game Review – BloodRayne
The game begins in 1932 with you as the game’s titular namesake as she, a “dhampir” (a half vampire/half human) embarks on her first mission for a group of paranormal investigators known as The Brimstone Society.