Many members of the press are complying their ‘best of 09 lists’ at the moment and I almost want to place a bet at the T.A.B that 99% of them will declare oh nine as “the year of the vampire” yawn.
While I can tolerate True Blood (especially the hundred miles an hour hump scenes!) I cant say much for Twilight. Except that it is a very poor representation of the vampire species –embarrasing even - he sparkles?! Come on ! I reckon the count from Sesame street is more terrifying.
I could just imagine Buffy meeting her downfall by her watching that scene and choking to death on her spit from laughing too hard.
this tshirt is at the top of my xmas wish list
If I was a mainstream critic I would wait a few days and declare the 2010 as the year of the vampire
–as in January - Contra – Vampire Weekend’s 2nd album drops and these preppy bloodsuckers are truly worthy of the hype.
While I wasn’t able to get flights quick enough to see their triple j’s promo gig in Sydney recently, I have been scouring blogs for album leaks and thankfully VW has gotten around to releasing a video of “cousins” as relying on watching bad quality videophone snippets of concerts would of done my head in.
To begin with cousins is slightly “paint by numbers” to A-Punk. Sure the catchy tribal shouting we have all grown to love is still there along with ezras quirky lyrics and paul simon esque crooning but then it really evolves into its own, the duelling guitar battle is so intense their fingers are a blur whilst the well placed victory bells and drumrolls make it impossible to sit still.
The video is just as fun and vibrant as the soundtrack, ezra pulls off his arms , then bleeds bouncy balls! and your bound to love 1 min and 50seconds in as much as I do. Although you can see the rubberbands on ronstam’s head the “merging” is oh so clever and will put a big grin on your dial.
Hope you dont hold a grudge against me now if your a twi-hard, (i did enjoy the host tho ) my housemate thought i would love the books because like bella i am also pasty pale , clumsy and have a weird sense of luck but im not one for mushy romances especially with deperate characters who arent content with being married and in love till they die, these chicks want comitment for all of eternity. (scary)
ANYWHOO this is what i wished twilight was about. its called Daybreakers and it is set in a world like ours but where the majority of the population are vampires and the remaining humans are hunted , then kept in battery hen type enclosures and farmed for their blood, (vampires have cafes too but instead of espressos and soy lattes they choose what blood type shot they want to have that day!) all hell breaks loose when they milk the blood supply dry and go on a search to drain everylast human and try to come up with a subsitute before its too late.
sounds awesome no?
Cant wait to see it along with avatar (in 3d at the imax of course) I like the way they have sneakily paralleled what it could be like in a decade or so on our planet when our fuel runs out, our water drys up and theres a world war over vital resources we took for granted.
check it out:
!! seeing animal collective tonight woop woop!!