It’s a music video celebrating the esteemed Mr. Vampire film series! Hopping Vampires! Lam Ching-Ying! Taoism! Shenanigans! (via Grady Hendrix)
At Sup China, Tristan Shaw looks at the history of jiangshi / gyonshi / hopping vampire / “stiff corpse” moves from 1936 on and focusing on the iconic Hong Kong movie, Mr. Vampire (1985).
With the US release of Juno Mak’s Rigor Mortis, Grady Hendrix decides it’s time to revisit the hopping vampire movies of yore.
All the red carpet interviews and post-screening question and answer sessions from this year’s Midnight Madness Programme at the Toronto International Film Festival. And all conducted by friend of The Gutter and Soldier of Cinema, Robert Mitchell! [Update: Link fixed!]
From Sesame Street’s the Count to Swamp Thing‘s aquatic vampires to The Lost Boys, hopping vampires and Richard Matheson, the AV Club has 23 variations on the vampire.