Review: What We Do in the Shadows, 2015, dir. Taika Waitit & Jemaine Clement

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“After suffering from post-Twilight defanging since 2008, vampires are on the mend. Last year’s one-two punch of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night and Only Lovers Left Alive, along with films like Neil Jordan’s underappreciated 2013 joint Byzantium, helped creatures of the night reclaim their teeth on the big screen bit by bit; these are smartly written, handsomely crafted deconstructions of vampire mythos that each get to the root of our fascination with bloodsuckers in their own way. So does What We Do in the Shadows, a collaborative effort from everybody’s favorite sons of New Zealand, Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, though unsurprisingly they prefer piss-takes over sobriety.” (Via Badass Digest.)

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