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Films From the Void: THE BLOODTHIRSTY TRILOGY & Japanese Vampires

There aren’t a lot of extras on the new release of Toho Studios’ trio of vampire movies, collectively known as The Bloodthirsty Trilogy, but given Arrow Video’s excellent high-definition presentation, there doesn’t really need to be; especially with three films to work one’s way through: The Vampire Doll, Lake of Dracula, and Evil of Dracula. However, the one extra aside from stills and trailers is “Kim Newman on The Bloodthirsty Trilogy,” a video appraisal by the critic and writer. It’s essentially just Newman talking about vampire pictures and how Japanese producers adapted them for their audience, but it’s really a
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