The new documentary by Kevin Sean Michaels VAMPIRA: THE MOVIE chronicles the life of Maila Nurmi, the first horror host... See full synopsis »
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Really mediocre.
12 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I just finished watching this so called documentary. It looked very promising in the beginning. You see names such as Jerry Only and Sid Haig in the opening credits, then it quickly falls short as it unravels in this assemblage of flat and dull interviews that looked like they were randomly put together but had no connection to anything whatsoever.

I've seen several interviews with Vampira & it's easy to tell Maila was not even looking her best in here. She even looks annoyed at some point. However considering the content of her stories & the way she told them I think it's safe to say the director had plenty of material he could have worked with. but he didn't.

The music is distasteful & awful to say the least. Basically all you listen to, soundtrack wise, is a techno like music left in repetition mode in the background. very irritating.

I've seen another documentary on Vampira called 'Vampira, about Sex, Death and Taxes' & the director of that one managed to create a much more entertaining and touching movie with only one beta camera. You don't really all that technology if you are creative. so just one word, creativity. something Kevin Sean Michaels doesn't seem to have.

I was going to watch another documentary that this person did on Ingrid Pitt, but now I don't think I'll ever watch it.


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