Tag: Vampire

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.

    Ana Lili Amirpour’s directorial debut feeds on an array of different influences and inspirations whilst experimenting with style and tone. Its playfulness is counteracted by its gothic undertones. Based on the director’s own graphic novel and described by her as “the first Iranian vampire spaghetti western”, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night has individuality […]

  • Shadow of the Vampire.

    E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire is a very absurd film. It presents an alternative idea as to what happened on the set of F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu in 1922. The film proposes one outrageous question and expands from this point: what if actor Max Schreck was a real vampire? Shadow of the Vampire […]

  • Only Lovers Left Alive.

    When you spend the duration of a film asking yourself whether or not you’re enjoying it, you’ve probably already answered your own question. Jim Jarmusch’s take on the ‘vampire movie’ is under the impression that it is a lot cooler than it really is. It is too self-aware for its own good but that isn’t […]