Interview with the vampire film, fantasy 2 out of 5 stars (1 user review) 1 how two centuries earlier he was attacked by the degenerate vampire lestat (cruise) how he rejected his mentor's. Interview with the vampire is a 1994 american gothic horror film directed by neil jordan, based on anne rice’s 1976 novel of the same name, and starring tom cruise and brad pitt the film focuses on lestat (cruise) and louis (pitt), beginning with louis's transformation into a vampire by lestat in 1791. Interview with a vampire director neil jordan: i had a great time making this movie, but there's a dark catholic guilt underneath belfasttelegraphcouk ahead of a special 20th anniversary screening of interview with the vampire, director neil jordan tells una brankin why he's still in love with the movies two decades on.
Interview with the vampire is a 1994 american drama horror film directed by neil jordan, based on the 1976 novel interview with the vampire by anne rice, and starring tom cruise and brad pitt the film focuses on lestat (cruise) and louis (pitt), beginning with louis's transformation into a vampire by lestat in 1791. With a combination of anne rice's script and neil jordan's direction, the overlooked interview with the vampire not only looks great but contains good material most of the time when a film is based on a novel it will try to capture the themes of the novel by choosing areas to work from. Neil jordan, interview the irish filmmaker chats with den of geek about his new vampire film, byzantium, as well as the cancellation of the borgias he also reveals who from interview with the vampire he wanted to see drawing blood again.
The movie is more about the history and reality of vampirism than about specific events, although some action does center around the fate(s) of lestat a stronger plot engine might have drawn us more quickly to the end, but on a scene by scene basis, interview with the vampire is a skillful exercise in macabre imagination.
Film review: interview with the vampire rapture and terror, bound by blood at least not in a film directed by neil jordan and starring a noted nonvampire like tom cruise now rightfully. An analysis of interview with the vampire, a film by neil jordan pages 2 words 796 view full essay more essays like this: not sure what i'd do without @kibin - alfredo alvarez, student @ miami university exactly what i needed - jenna kraig, student @ ucla wow most helpful essay resource ever. Interview with the vampire anne rice's best-selling romantic horror tale about the origins of a centuries-old vampire inspired this popular, atmospheric chiller one of director neil jordan's major hollywood productions, the film stays close to its source material, retaining the frame of a young reporter (christian slater) interviewing a man who claims to be a 200-year-old vampire.
But the first great vampire movie, nosferatu (1922), knew better, and so does this one although one of the characters in interview with the vampire begs to be transformed into a vampire, and eagerly awaits the doom of immortality, the movie never makes vampirism look like anything but an endless sadness. Just under 20 years after interview with the vampire, jordan's returned to the horror genre with a very different take on the undead starring saoirse ronan and gemma arterton, byzantium is a very british, stylish and atmospheric movie, and a welcome return to the field of the supernatural for jordan.
The drowsy-eyed belfast actor also appears, memorably, as an 1870 parisian bloodsucker in jordan's highest grossing film, interview with the vampire, which has a special 20th anniversary screening tonight at the strand arts centre on the city's holywood road. Hollywood heartthrobs flex their corpuscles for naught in interview with the vampire, the disappointing adaptation of anne rice's succulent 1976 novel passionately anticipated and much ballyhooed, the film, alas, is little more than a foppish, fang de siecle costume drama its pulse barely registers.
Find trailers, reviews, synopsis, awards and cast information for interview with the vampire (1994) - neil jordan on allmovie - anne rice's best-selling romantic horror tale. Though set primarily in antebellum new orleans, the film opens in modern san francisco -- its streets, from director neil jordan's perspective, like blood vessels flowing with people the camera plunges into the stream, in a short, fantastic voyage that ends in a shadowy room where a chain-smoking young reporter (christian slater) nervously begins his interview with the 200-year-old louis. For all its ambitions and visual flair, jordan's adaptation of anne rice's novel is a disappointment it's not only not scary, it's also dull and conventional true, the emphasis on dante ferretti 's lavish production design makes for some heavy dollops of 'atmosphere' true, too, that the acting is adequate.