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Strange Blood: 71 Essays on Offbeat and Underrated Vampire Movies

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This is an overview of the most offbeat and underrated vampire movies spanning nine decades and 23 countries.

Strange Blood encompasses well-known hits as well as obscurities that differ from your standard fang fare by turning genre conventions on their head. Here, vampires come in the form of cars, pets, aliens, mechanical objects, gorillas, or floating heads. And when th
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Published April 28th 2019
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Dianne
Apr 30, 2019 rated it liked it
Calling all vampire aficionados, mavens, experts, followers, wannabes…the curious, those looking for “the rest of the story” as told in short essays from those in the know, step right up and take a walk on the dark side.

Are vampires nothing but an old and overdone fantasy that crosses from the written word to the big screen? Are they meant to be symbols of something more mundane or evil or terrifying? Gathered between the pages of STRANGE BLOOD: 71 ESSAYS OF OFFBEAT AND UNDERRATED VAMPIRE MOVIES
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Grady
Apr 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Stepping into the unknown

Author/screenwriter Vanessa Morgan lives in Belgium and is best known for her terrifying mysteries - some of which have become movies - but she is also a very sensitive writer about animals, and cats in particular (witness, AVALON: A HEART WARMING TRUE CAT STORY, NEXT TO HER and CLOWDERS). In this book Vanessa once again turns to reportage (as in her very successful WHEN ANIMALS ATTACK book on horror movies) as she has assembled essays and facts about very bizarre vampir
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Todd Simpson
May 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Vanessa Morgan has done an amazing job with this book. I’ve always enjoyed Vampire movies and stories, and now that I’ve read this book of essays, I’ve found quite a few movies to add to my list. It’s not a topic that many of us tire from, with so many people being fascinated by Vampires, hence there have been so many movies made about them. For me it’s the allure of being immortal, needing to stay out of the light, and watching people try to kill them with stakes to the heart. The movies have a ...more
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Vanessa Morgan is an author, screenwriter, and blogger. Two of her works, The Strangers Outside and A Good Man, have been turned into films. Her short film script Next to Her is currently in pre-production. When she's not working on her latest book, you can find her reading, watching horror movies, digging through flea markets, or photographing felines for her blog Traveling Cats.

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