Is the 1970s horror flick ‘Lemora’ a coming-out story in vampire disguise?

After its 1973 release, Lemora: A Child's Tale of the Supernatural gained a rep for being kinky and titillating, despite being rated PG. Like virtually every vampire tale ever written, the movie uses the vampire genre as a metaphor for sexual awakening — only in this case it's a young girl who discovers her true nature thanks to a seductive older woman. Read more [...]

The siren song of the B movie: ‘Lemora: A Child’s Tale of the Supernatural’

This cult favorite among the lesbian-vampire subgenre received spotty theatrical distribution. And then Lemora largely vanished for two decades, save from the minds of those few horror fans who had managed to see it back when. You could say that the movie’s ideal venue is a grindhouse cinema of the unconscious. Read more [...]