The Vampire Lovers
The Vampire Lovers is an adaptation of the J. Sheridan La
Fanuís novella Carmilla and tells the story of a female vampire (vampiress?)
stalking a village in eighteenth century Europe and the group of men tracking
her down. Putting aside that social
commentary for a moment, you might find yourself enjoying this one. Itís got plenty of nudity if thatís what you
are interested in. Itís wonderfully shot
and acted and is a nice addition to the vampire oeuvre. <>>
That said it is about lesbian vampires so youíll get plenty
of that too. Of course they are quite
The film was released in 1970 and Scream Factory has given
us a stunning transfer. The colors
explode off the screen. It looks brand new but still has that classic Hammer
atmosphere and feeling. Itís a
testament to Scream Factory that they give 100% on all of their titles,
including a lesbian vampire cult film that a lot people may never have even
heard of. Itís definitely one worth
Story: A / Great
original tale about sexy vampiresses on the hunt and Peter Cushing on the
Presentation: A / Gorgeous picture. A really wonderful transfer.
Scare Factor: B /
Itís not very scary. Itís a little
creepy but itís more of an erotic sort of creep fest. I donít think youíll be looking over your
shoulder while youíre watching.
Gore Factor: B / Not
very much gore at all. There is a little
bit of cringe but Id barely call it gore.
B / Itís a good film worth repeating.
Iím sure there are people out there who will find PLENTY of reasons to
watch it again.
Add The Vampire Lovers to your collection, click HERE!