A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a woman and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his delusions. The woman continues to visit and as his madness deepens, it begins to look as if some of the events he's experiencing may be hallucinations. Written by
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Getting partially dressed and leaving the apartment, after the first bat, he neglects to put on his socks. When they exit the building, he is clearly wearing two socks. Later in the office, he is again shown sans socks. See more »
Alva, there is no one else in this entire office that I could possibly ask to share such a horrible job. You're the lowest on the totem pole here, Alva. The lowest. Do you realize that? Every other secretary here has been here longer than you, Alva. Every one. And even if there was someone here who was here even one day longer than you, I still wouldn't ask that person to partake in such a miserable job as long as you were around. That's right, Alva. It's a horrible, horrible job; sifting ...
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There is something to be said for excess. Nick Cage as Peter Lowe is the great god of over-acting - which makes this film truly remarkably funny. Peter goes from controlled yuppie to mad vampire right before your eyes. This is one of my favorite films because it is so over the top. Again, it is little things like calling the psychiartist when he has cheap vampire teeth in his mouth or skipping down the street chanting " I'm a vampire" that make this film uniquely freaky.
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