Year Of The Vampire: The Moth Diaries Puts A Teen Girl Twist On Traditional Vampire Tropes
(Welcome to Year of the Vampire, a series examining the greatest, strangest, and sometimes overlooked vampire movies of all time in honor of “Nosferatu,” which turns 100 this year.)”The Moth Diaries” is a moody horror piece directed by Mary Harron (“American Psycho“), based on Rachel Klein’s gothic novel of the same name. It was lambasted by critics for its dour atmosphere and flat narrative, with Hollywood Reporter calling it “about as scary and menacing as the harmless lepidoptera in the film’s title,” and Parallax View saying the film “fails to frighten, titillate or otherwise engage the imagination.” But what’s special about “The Moth Diaries” is…The post Year of the Vampire: The Moth Diaries Puts A Teen Girl Twist On Traditional Vampire Tropes appeared first on /Film.
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