These Blurbs include a Literal Bloodbath: An SML Horror News Roundup

Very sexy vampires, very unsexy hillbillies, and more. Check out the news that’s been burning a hole in our inbox. Kickstarter Campaign on Now for Asheville-based Zombie Movie — They came for the beer. They stayed for the brains. When a powerful hurricane hits Asheville, North Carolina, the microbrewery capital …

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The 1970s Never Looked So Cold: An SML Review of “Kiss of the Damned”

Loosely modeled after 1970s-style vampire flicks, Kiss of the Damned (2012) incorporates many of the iconic elements of films from that era, including the sparse opening credits in electric purple and pensive second-crew shots of treetops and the mundane, suddenly but illogically bathed in meaning. But is a nostalgia for …

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Scottish Vampires Get Psychedelic in New Indie Film, “Night Kaleidoscope”

Scotland has been cranking out the horror movies lately! First, our friends from Hex Media successfully kickstart their psychological horror flick, The Unkindness of Ravens, and now we get word about a new psychedelic vampire film. Night Kaleidoscope comes to us from horror newcomer, director Grant McPhee. But if it …

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Smarter than Your Average Mockumentary: An SML Review of “What We Do in the Shadows”

Gather up any strong feelings you have about reality shows, docu-dramas, shaky camera techniques, and mockumentaries. Now take a big, violent bite out of them, drain them of all their exasperating tendencies, toss them into the back yard, and call your familiar to clean up behind you. What We Do …

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Celeb Interview: David Lee Fisher, Director of the “Nosferatu” Feature Film Remix

The iconically diabolical Count Orlock may soon be rising from the grave yet again if director David Lee Fisher gets his way. Fisher is the creator of the 2005 “film remix” The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, and is currently coordinating a Kickstarter campaign to create a companion remix of the …

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