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Monthly Archives: July 2010

Trending Cinema: Vampires

Trending Cinema: Vampires

I had the great pleasure of being a guest on episode 17 of Trending Cinema, hosted by Jon Tilton and Simon Miraudo. The episode was about, what else?, vampires. At the end of the episode, we all gave reading/viewing suggestions. Here is a recap of mine. 1. The Vampire Tapestry by Auzy McKee Charnas See […]

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The Vampire Tapestry

The Vampire Tapestry

by Suzy McKee Charnas 1980 I bought The Vampire Tapestry pretty much on the strength of the blurbs. Stephen King has a glowing quote on the cover and some enthusiastic reviewer gushed that it had surpassed Bram Stoker’s Dracula itself. In read it, I wasn’t quite as moved as the reviewers, but I did find […]

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Top 70 Vampire Films Redux

Top 70 Vampire Films Redux

It’s been awhile since I started working through this list. I’m off track but maybe I can dust it off before my Interim class this winter. The Top 70 Vampire Movies of All Time 70. Bordello of Blood (1996); Bon Jovi Corollary: John Carpenter’s Vampires: Los Muertos 69. Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) 68. Dracula 2000 […]

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