Film Review: Vampyr (1932)

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SYNOPSIS: “Young traveller Allan Grey arrives in a remote castle and starts seeing weird, inexplicable sights (a man whose shadow has a life of its own, a mysterious scythe-bearing figure tolling a bell, a terrifying dream of his own burial). Things come to a head when one of the daughters of the lord of the castle succumbs to anaemia – or is it something more sinister?” (courtesy IMDB) REVIEW: What filmmaker Luis Buñuel innocently began … Continue reading

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Embrace the Ethereal with Vampyr

Prepare to abandon inhibition, submit to your senses and embrace the ethereal unto enigmatic musical composer Steven Severin. A two evening enchantment happening on Friday November 9th at The Wolf Performance Hall in London, Ontario – 251 Dundas St., and Saturday November 10th at Nocturne – 550 Queen Street West in Toronto, Ontario is host to unleashing the hypnotic presence of a unique and haunting musical score to Carl Theodore Dreyer’s silent film Vampyr. With … Continue reading

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Vampire Movie Favourites

Vampire Movie Favourites

When I asked Horror News readers and Facebook friends to tell me their favourite vampire films, I received a terrific response. The suggestions poured in, and all kinds of weird, wonderful and outlandish films fronted up for selection. So while I can’t deny the quality or appeal of films like Planet Of The Vampires (1965), Count Yorga Vampire (1970), Vampyres (1974) or Shadow Of The Vampire (2000), I can only count it down to thirty. … Continue reading

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Trailer: Vampyr Teaser

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Trailer: Vampyr Teaser Ellen Green (Belinda McClory) is a successful TV-News anchor — respected, 40-something, famous — until she mysteriously disappears. She’s found a week later without memory and shockingly brutalized. Unable to recover, her life gradually unravels in a growing obsession with truth and retribution. Does she know her tormentors? Or is something altogether more sinister and supernatural involved? Consumed by madness, she will discover the awful truth and embrace the darkness that inhabits … Continue reading

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