THIRST (Blu-ray) – Review by Kimberly Lindbergs

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Few film subjects have been as exploited, examined and scrutinized as vampires. These blood sucking monsters are a favorite topic of horror filmmakers and fans, morbid romantics and angst-ridden pubescent teens. In recent years the vampire genre has lost some of its bite thanks to a spate of predictable and tired films made for kids and undiscriminating adults. But during the 1970s, a particularly inventive and pivotal decade for vampires in cinema, audiences were treated to an abundance of creative movies and telefilms that reimagined, subverted and deconstructed vampire legend and lore. This is one such film. Read more

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Kimberly Lindbergs

Kimberly Lindbergs regularly contributes to Turner Classic Movies' official blog, the Movie Morlocks and occasionally writes articles for TCM's website. She's contributes to FilmStruck, and has written for Cineaste, Fandor, Cinedelica, and Paracinema Magazine and has contributed liner notes for film scores released on Harkit Records. Her special interests include horror films, foreign films and cult movies.