81 minutes | Mar 26th 2021

Byzantium (2012) + Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)

Our first episode of our new series devoted to exploring the vampire in horror cinema is all about THE most famous vampire of them all: Count Dracula.Joining us is special guest and vampire expert Dr. Sorcha Ní Fhlainn to discuss Neil Jordan's second vampire film Byzantium and Jim Jarmusch's arthouse take on vampiric ennui Only Lovers Left Alive (2013). Byzantium (2012) from 00:04:27Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) from 00:32:08If you want to explore the vampire more, we recommend Ní Fhlainn's books Postmodern Vampires and the short story collection Visions of the Vampire: Two Centuries of Immortal Tales.This season is made possible with the support of Arrow Video. This week's pick is the excellent follow-up to Hitchcock's classic, Psycho II.  Produced and presented by Anna Bogutskaya.***The Final Girls are a UK-based film collective exploring the intersections of horror film and feminism.Find out more about our projects here: thefinalgirls.co.ukFollow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Support us on Patreon. Subscribe to our newsletter for new, original writing on horror.Follow Anna on @annabdemented and Olivia is on @livihowe 
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