Director: Clayton Cogswell
Release date: 2016
What happened to the Harkers after the events in Dracula? It is a question that has inspired many stories and forms the nub of the lengthily titled I Had a Bloody Good Time at House Harker. Indeed we see a moment from the family’s life in the prologue but the main of the film jumps a few generations down the line.
The film is a comedy and has a nicely dark humour and takes a side swipe at Twilight that wasn’t cliched and maintained humour. Plus it has blood… lots and lots of blood.
An intertitle tells us that, following the events in Dracula, Jonathan and Mina take Quincey (Dylan Fox Williams) to America. There a vampire tracks them down, approaching father and son whilst holding the head and spinal column of Van Helsing. The vampire reveals that he took the skull of Dracula and ate it (I’ll get back to this) and took his power. He will create an army of the undead starting with the Harkers. “Don’t mouth my lines…” (See the full Review at Taliesin Meets the Vampires)