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Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 17h ago

Super Inday and the Golden Bibe – review

Director: Michael Tuviera Release date: 2010 Contains spoilers So the word Bibe in Tagalog means duck – we’ll get to that in a second. The reason for looking at this film, in the first instance, was that it featured a tiyanak. However the role is min...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2d ago

Shake, Rattle & Roll XV – review

Director: Perci M. Intalan (segment) Release date: 2014 Contains spoilers The 15th iteration of the long running Filipino horror anthology series and like all the films in the series consists of three standalone films – ish, as in this the character ...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 4d ago

Tiyanak – review

Directors: Peque Gallaga & Lore Reyes Release date: 1988 Contains spoilers This is a Filipino movie from the 80s and I was rather excited to see that it was on Amazon Prime (subtitled, of course) despite the fact that it is an atrocious analogue prin...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 6d ago

Short Film: Dracula: The Legend Lives

This is a 7-minute short film, released in 2017 and directed by David Heavener and whilst the title and the IMDb credit gives us the vampire’s name as Dracula, in film the name Drac von Stol...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Space Boobs in Space – review

Director: Andrew N. Shearer Release date: 2017 Contains spoilers Given the title, one might be forgiven for wondering whether this offering falls into the (softcore) porn end of the vampire genre. This is a side of the genre I have deliberately left ...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Back to the USSR – review

Director: Jari Halonen Release date: 1992 Contains spoilers Glasnost means different things to different folks. However, given the border proximity between Finland and the USSR it certainly would have had specific impacts in that country. This Finnis...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Kickstarter: Vampfest

The folks of Vampfest sent me a press release for the 2018 Vampfest and asked me to share ...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Monsters Among Men – review

Director: Ryan Blazic Release date: 2017 Contains spoilers Coming out of nowhere, straight onto Amazon Prime, I must admit that I wasn’t expecting too much from Blazic’s vampire film. However, I found myself drawn in with some personable performances...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Short Film: Plasma (2017)

Weighing in at just 5 minutes I caught this 2017, Vittoria Citerni di Siena directed film on Amazon Prime but have not been able to find out very much about it. Silent, it is indeed an oddit...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Power Rangers Turbo: Carlos and the Count – review

Director: Lawrence L. Simeone First aired: 1997 Contains spoilers So this is a further example of a vampire in long running tokusatsu series Power Rangers. This example is in the Turbo incarnation and was almost a decade before the Mystic Force examp...