• CHECK IT OUT:
    Vampire Academy, 2014

    AWW 34 VAMPIRE ACADEMY

    CHECK IT OUT: Vampire Academy is a film based on Richelle Mead’s book series about the American Vampire Academy, St Vladimir’s. It was released in 2014 and is available on Netflix and Prime Video now. It my search for universal truths and a deeper understanding of vampire fiction, I came across…

  • THE FIRST DATE
    Fallen, 2016

    AWW 29 FIRST DATE Fallen

    THE TIME has come for me to talk about my date night with Fallen. The film. Before I start, I want to make it very clear that this is not a review. This is a tongue-in-cheek summary of my first date with Fallen. There may be spoilers ahead – you…

  • THE FIRST DATE:
    – Shadowhunters

    AWW 24 FIRST DATE Shadowhunters

    AS IT TURNS out, Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles have been adapted for the screen twice. First in the film Mortal Instruments: City of Bones from 2014, and then again in the tv-series Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments that premiered in 2016 and ran for three seasons. In this post, I’m about…

  • Twilight
    THE FIRST DATE

    AWW 14 FIRST DATE Twilight

    OK, LET ME START by saying this is not a review. This is a summary of Twilight, the film, and my initial comments based on our first date. In Twilight, the first of five films in The Twilight Saga, we meet 17-year-old Isabella “Bella” Swan, as she’s about to move…

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    The Fallen Series

    AWW 8 Fallen Intro

    FALLEN IS an American film based on the first book in Lauren Kate’s Fallen Series. It was released in 2016/2017 and is available on Prime Video now. It was my initial study of nephilim and Shadowhunters that lead me to this film, and I decided to add it to my…

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    The Shadowhunter Chronicles

    AWW 7 Shadowhunters Intro

    CASSANDRA CLARE’S Shadowhunter Chronicles are the stories behind  Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments. This is a 55-episode (!) Netflix/Disney/ABC production that ran over three seasons. It premiered in 2016 and is available for streaming on Netflix now. I had never heard of the Shadowhunters before, but the title came up while…

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    The Twilight Saga

    AWW 5 Twilight Intro

    THE TWILIGHT SAGA by Stephenie Meyer  is probably one of the most read, watched, listened to, talked and written about series of our time. Hel, scratch that, it may very well be one of the most talked-about stories ever. As I’m writing this, it’s been more than fifteen years since…

  • THE FIRST FOUR
    Let’s Get the Party Started!

    AWW 3 First Four

    WELL, KOTTAMMIT! I had no idea there were so many books, films and shows about vampires out there! When I said I’d take a few days to shortlist vampire titles and make my picks, I don’t know what I’d expected, but it sure as Hel wasn’t to be drowning in…