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Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1d ago

Blood Bound – review

Director: Mason Booker Release date: 2007 Contains spoilers I found Blood Bound on YouTube and it is clearly a low budget affair – however it did have a couple of things going for it as well as some issues. The biggest issue was a moment of initial s...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Ghost Legend – review

Director: Ng Min-Kan Release date: 1990 Contains spoilers Ghost Legend or Ma Yi Chuan Qi was a 1990 Hong Kong movie that was really hot on the heels of a Chinese Ghost Story from a few years before, and indeed it had an opening cameo from Wu Ma who ...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Forest of the Vampire – review

Director: John R. Hand Release date: 2016 Contains spoilers There is something to be said for indie productions being ambitious. If you are going to do it, why not reach further and grasp for a point that should be unobtainable. There is also somethi...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 1W ago

Bloodsucker’s Handbook – revisited

Back in 2013 I featured the film Enchiridion and my review described the film in the following terms: “if Canadian auteur Guy Maddin and Salvador Dali conspired to create a lovechild and name it Kerouac, then perhaps we would have a general frame of ...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Where Evil Lives – review

Directors: Richard L. Fox, Stephen A. Maier & Kevin G. Nunan Release date: 1991 Contains spoilers Where Evil Lives is a portmanteau that is, for the most part, very silly but the vampire story - Midnight Date – actually works rather well as a vampir...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Honourable Mention: Call me Crazy

Call me Crazy is a 14-minute short film directed by Adam Orton and gets an Honourable Mention due to the type of “vampirism”. It would be unfair, perhaps, to call primary character Michelle Gust (Jessica Denney) a serial killer as she has only killed...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 2W ago

Vamp or Not? Nightmare Sisters

Succubi should be an easy monster to classify in that, despite demonic origin (or maybe because of it), their energy/lifeforce/soul sucking ways puts them squarely onto the vampire radar. However it is not always so simple. This was a 1988 film direc...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 3W ago

Bloodsuckers (1997) – review

Director: Ulli Lommel Release date: 1997 Contains spoilers Darling DeadBe careful what you wish for… words, perhaps, to live by. I have tried to track this film down for years under its Bloo...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 3W ago

Short film: If I were Dead

This is a short directed by Jaison Blackrose and put on YouTube in 2015. It doesn’t have an IMDb page at the time of writing this and feels more like the start of something than a complete p...
Taliesin Meets the Vampires · 3W ago

Fiends of the Eastern Front – review

Writers: Gerry-Finley Day, David Bishop & Dan Abnett Artists: Carlos Ezquerra & Colin MacNeil First published: 2010 (collection) Contains spoilers The Blurb: War Sucks! West Berlin, 1980. A group of workmen uncover a shocking secret from the past. Bu...