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Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1d ago

Fledgling – review

Author: Octavia E. Butler First published: 2005 Contains spoilers The blurb: Shori is a mystery. Found alone in the woods, she appears to be a little black girl with traumatic amnesia and near fatal wounds. But Shori is a fifty-three-year-old vampire...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 3d ago

Sangue del mio Sangue – review

Director: Marco Bellocchio Release date: 2015 Contains spoilers Many thanks to blog reader Alberto who has emailed me with a couple of suggestions of films for the blog – in both cases films I hadn’t come across. This one Sangue del mio Sangue, or Bl...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 5d ago

After the Blood Rush – review

Director: Pete Trudgeon Release date: 2009 Contains spoilers On a double disc with the Vampire bitches – which was reviewed here as Marty Jenkins and the Vampire Bitches - this is definitely the weaker of the two products. The cut price nature of the...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 6d ago

The Lempire’s Lament – review

Author and artist: David Williams First Published: 2010 The Blurb: “It’s tough being immor...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

El Misterio de Cynthia Baird – review

Director: José María Zabalza Release date: 1985 Contains spoilers Apparently filmed in the 70s and then languished on a shelf until 1985, the Mystery of Cynthia Baird is also known as El Retorno de los Vampiros (indeed that is what the title was on t...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Bloodrunners – review

Director: Dan Lantz Release date: 2017 Contains spoilers There is a 2010 short entitled Blood Runners but if that was almost a post-modern noir then this, its almost namesake, goes back to an era that could be said to exemplify noir. Though I don't b...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Honourable Mention: Dark Realm

Ron Fitzgerald (Lilith) – actor and stage illusionist is no stranger to the vampire genre. As well as being in Lilith he has been in a couple of low budget vampire films that I haven’t yet managed to get my sticky little mits on and has also posed as...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Honourable Mention: The Pink Panther Strikes Again

Directed by Blake Edwards and released in 1976, the Pink Panther Strikes Again was (technically) the fifth Pink Panther film… though most folks (me included) don’t class the 1968 Inspector Clouseau as part of the series, there being a different direc...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Black Kiss – review

Author & Artist: Howard Chaykin First published: 2013 (Dynamite, hardcover) Contains spoilers The Blurb: It’s been a long, long time… Rough around the edges, and rougher still at its core, Howard Chaykin’s boundary-shattering immersion into noir at i...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Short Films: Phobia (web series)

Phobia was a web series created by J.R.S. Storch and made up of (sometimes interconnected) short films that ran for three seasons – though Amazon Prime only carry two episodes for the third season. The YouTube channel has episodes that are not in the...