What We Do in the Shadows (2014; 86 min.) Written and Directed by Jermaine Clement and Taika Waititi; Starring Jermaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Jonathan Brugh, Cori Gonzalez-Macuer, Stuart Rutherford, Ben Fransham, Rhys Darby; Cinematography by Richard Bluck and D.J. 294 more words
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A vampire mockumentary about a band of misbehaving bloodsucking roommates? It’s perhaps a winning proposition for a five-minute short, but can it sustain the length of a 90-minute feature? 228 more words
When a genre becomes played out, the only real thing left to do is bust it wide open with an all parody. What We Do In The Shadows finds itself fortunate in this regard, as the vampire movie craze is gasping for air as shows such as True Blood and The Vampire Diaries start fade into their Twilight years, while the found footage genre feels more and more trite with each passing go at it. 597 more words
After a long time coming, Flight of the Conchords are finally planning their first tour together in five years.
Jermaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, according to Billboard, “planning on touring later on in the year in the States.” Specific details remain unclear but the pair plan on playing new material during the shows.Clement explained: “I really don’t like the studio part of music, I more enjoy playing live and letting others take care of the recording.” 93 more words
Sometime during the first 20 minutes of the hilarious vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows, I came to the realization that if I and my besties were ever to be transformed into the undead, we would probably be a lot like the characters in this flick. 395 more words