My mother dating vampire movie
Well, first, I used to make movies on film with bigger crews and dolly track and jib arm and all this stuff, and we’d have proper production and production schedules.
I met Alex Karpovsky at Sundance 2011 and he cast me in Red Flag and that movie was made with a tiny crew of like four people.
There’s another New York filmmaker, Zach Clark, who I bite and kill with Dustin later in the movie.
There’s cameos from Drew Tobia, who just directed a beautiful New York film called See You Next Tuesday, and there’s also Jonathan Caouette, who directed the movie Tarnation, and Walk Away Renee.
It’s a movie that – yes – you can really sink your teeth into.It was all about being practical and efficient and shooting quickly [over the course of 9 days, with two cameras]. The quintessential movie that I loved in the ‘80s was An American Werewolf in London – it was the most perfect blend of horror and comedy.There were four movies in particular that influenced this, which is Vampire’s Kiss with Nicolas Cage, which was made in the late ‘80s; Larry Fessenden’s Habit, which was a really good, gritty indie movie that I think took place in New York in the early or mid-90s; Rick Alverson’s The Comedy, because it’s just about a solipsistic madman who basically takes nothing seriously out of fear of death; and then Mary Harron’s adaptation of American Pyscho.The week before the festival it was awful: I was finishing the film and watching it and watching it and hating everything about it, just nervous about the premiere. It was amazing and fun and magical and then the next day we have two reviews and it’s ecstatic to read a positive review and I told myself I wouldn’t be bothered by negative reviews if it’s a fair, good review, but reading a biting review of the movie where it feels like they didn’t respect…. To be honest with you, we hope we can sell the movie and get our money back, so there’s the stress of that.This is a market, so there are buyers here at the market, but you get nervous because no one’s buying movies anymore for anything like what the filmmakers pay for it.
To what degree did your own dating life play into it?