Travel with the trippin’ cast and crew as they visit film festivals all over the world, make new friends and watch great movies.

Bram Stoker Fest – Final Day…Sigh

November 1st, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

film chat smthe gang smAll good things must come to an end and sadly the first annual Bram Stoker Film Festival was no exception.  Fortunately, it ended on a high note with a great panel with the other filmmakers, more fun films and more wonderfully indulgent film discussion.  Read the rest of this entry »

I Walked With a Vampire – Day 4

October 31st, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

extevamp walk 4 smI have but one complaint about this day.  The Vampire Walk coincided with the second half of Sion Sono’s Hair Extensions, the first half of which was amazing.  He also directed one of my all time favorite Japanese horror films, Suicide Club, and this was one off to another memorable start.  Read the rest of this entry »

Bram Stoker Day 3

October 30th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

richard renny smThe+Fox+Family+film+posterOn Saturday, filmmaker friend Richard Purves, whom I met at the Burbank Fest last March, popped by to join us in Whitby.  We caught what would be my favorite film of the fest – The Fox Family, another totally wack Asian pseudo-horror, musical, rom-com I guess you’d call it.  Whatever the case, it was pure brilliance.  Do whatever you must to check it out. Read the rest of this entry »

Totally Stokered – Hanging at the Bram Day 2

October 29th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

zombie burlesque smfor sky smOn Friday we arrived at the actual fest.  Mike secured a fabulous venue ( it kills me to think I forgot to take a photo of the theater itself – ornate old theater with balconies and red velvet.)  The fest was very well run with reminders onscreen in between movies of what would play next and at what time Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Innsmouth…Bram Stoker Fest Day 1

October 28th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

innsmouth smneal and co smTake one look at Whitby, England and tell me it’s not positively screaming to be the setting for a Lovecraft story.  It’s no wonder the likes of Bram Stoker, the Brontes and countless others were so inspired by this region.  Read the rest of this entry »