The Moth Diaries
Vampire-as-school drama is little more than Twilight-lite Discuss this article
Moths start life as formless, homely things before becoming mesmerising creatures blessed with the gift of flight. The filmmakers adapting Rachel Klein’s 2002 novel about a spooky boarding school have gone in the opposite route by taking an intriguing story about female neuroses and turning it into Twilight-lite.
A disturbed young woman finds her best friend being stolen away by the new girl on campus. Several people who aren’t on this transfer student’s good side wind up dead. Carmilla, our heroine begins to wonder: is her creepy classmate a… vampire?
Where is the filmmaker who gave us such memorable monsters as Patrick Bateman and Valerie Solanas? Someone has apparently stolen Mary Harron’s identity and is making movies under her name.By David Fear
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