Browsing the archives for the Vampires tag

Secret Santa: Fire Fang Has Risen From the Grave

A couple of weeks ago I shared the Secret Santa gift that was forcibly thrust upon me by Tars Tarkas, but now, you’re probably wondering what horrific gift did I send out? Well my unfortunate victim; oops, sorry, I mean lucky recipient was Carol from the Cultural Gutter. Carol’s specialty is comics, so I figured […]

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Dracula 2000

Country: United States Director: Patrick Lussier Starring: Gerard Butler, Christopher Plummer, Jonny Lee Miller, Justine Waddell, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Esposito, Jeri Ryan, Shane West, Nathan Fillion, Music: Marco Beltrami Dracula 2000 (or 2001 as it appears on the screen as the movie starts – it wasn’t released in Australia till March 2001) is perfect popcorn […]

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Vampire Girl vs Frankenstein Girl (2009)

Country: Japan Directors: Yoshihiro Nishimura, Naoyuki Tomomatsu Starring: Yukie Kawamura, Takumi Saito, Eri Otoguro, Sayaka Kametani, Jiji Bû, Kanji Tsuda, Music: Kou Nakagawa Cinematographer: Shu G. Momose Editor: Yoshihiro Nishimura Writer: Naoyuki Tomomatsu Based on the manga by: Shungiku Uchida Original title: Kyûketsu Shôjo tai Shôjo Furanken Warning: This review contains slightly more adult content […]

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The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2001)

Country: Canada Director: Rodney Gibbons Starring: Matt Frewer, Kenneth Welsh, Shawn Lawrence, Neville Edwards, Michel Perron, Tom Rack, Cary Lawrence, Isabel Dos Santos Music: Marc Ouellette Based on characters created by Arthur Conan Doyle This 2001 production is a part of the four tele-movie Hallmark series featuring Matt Frewer as Sherlock Holmes and Kenneth Welsh […]

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Holmes Book Cover 1

Sherlock Holmes vs Dracula (or The Adventure of the Sanguinary Count) – by Loren D. Estleman – 1978 From the blurb: ‘A ship is discovered adrift off the English coast, its crew missing, its murdered captain lashed to the wheel, and its only passenger a sinister black dog. This impenetrable mystery is clearly a case […]

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