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Vampyros Lesbos

Kat Ellinger

in Daughters of Darkness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348295
eISBN:
9781800342590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348295.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter compares and contrasts, as well as analyses, aspects of the film against its peers and contemporaries within the wider playing field of lesbian vampire cinema in general. It argues that ... More


Modern-Day Vampires

Bryan Turnock

in Studying Horror Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325895
eISBN:
9781800342460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325895.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies the vampire movie, which has undoubtedly been the most enduring sub-genre throughout the history of horror cinema. From the German Expressionism of Nosferatu, through the ... More


Let the Right One In

Anne Billson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733506
eISBN:
9781800342514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733506.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

These days it takes a very special vampire movie to stand out. Like Twilight, the Swedish film Let the Right One In is a love story between a human and a vampire but there the resemblance ends. Let ... More


Modernity’s fatal addictions: technological necromancy and E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire

Carol Margaret Davison

in The Gothic and Death

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784992699
eISBN:
9781526124050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992699.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Taking as its point of focus E. Elias Merhige’s Shadow of the Vampire (2000), a cinematic mise-en-abîme homage to, and a self-referential twenty-first century commentary on F. W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, ... More


‘Be Me, For a Little While’

Anne Billson

in Let the Right One In

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733506
eISBN:
9781800342514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733506.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Tomas Alfredson's Let the Right One In as one of the best new horror films since the genre's last great creative flourishing in the 1970s. It highlights some of Let the Right ... More


Epilogue

Kat Ellinger

in Daughters of Darkness

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348295
eISBN:
9781800342590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348295.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter provides further quotes from director Harry Kümel, which illuminate the prospect of a contemporary sequel to his original 1971 film. It also expounds on the sense of pessimism ... More


Daughters of Darkness

Kat Ellinger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800348295
eISBN:
9781800342590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800348295.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

‘Daughters of Darkness’ (1971) is a vampire film like no other. Heralded as psychological high-Gothic cinema, loved for its art-house and erotic flavors, Harry Kümel's 1971 cult classic is unwrapped ... More


Shadow of a Doubt

Diane Negra

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781800859302
eISBN:
9781800852402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859302.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book redresses the deficit of sustained critical attention paid to Shadow of a Doubt even in the large corpus of Hitchcock scholarship.  Analyzing the film’s narrative system, issues of genre, ... More


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