Bram Stoker Film Festival, tired but happy and thanks to Paul, Teresa and Leila for your company through the event and to those we met there, either at the festival or just in Whitby – it’s the great folk that make the event special.
I kept to my goal of twittering after each film (some a little later than anticipated but that was sometimes due to hunting the elusive 3G signal).
Bonnie and Clyde v Dracula and the Living Dead Girl on the blog. With regards the latter, I wandered off from the Vampires' Ball to watch the film as the event and the film clashed, and it was a shame that the film seemed misinterpreted by my fellow audience who couldn’t see through the (admittedly) poor effects. The pathos of the ending was almost lost within the laughter that met some of the effects, but I trust that the film was enjoyed on the B level by those there. For me it was simply great to see the film on the big screen.
Mark Williams, the performance by Don’t go into the Cellar of The Feast of Blood – a stage piece inspired by Polidori’s the Vampyre and Varney the Vampire, which delivered a veritable cornucopia of references for the Victorian vampire buff – and last but definitely not least the performance of Lisa Starry’s a Vampire Tale and I’ll leave you with a taste of that: