Vampira And Me
Vampira And Me (2013)

HOLLYWOOD WOULD NEVER BE THE SAME. When Maila Nurmi took to the TV airwaves in 1954 as the original gothic scream queen VAMPIRA, a national craze was launched. Haughty, domineering, and an instant icon of female power and sexuality, VAMPIRA… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 7, 2013
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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

R.H. Greene's docu succeeds admirably thanks to the charismatic oncamera presence of a 74-year-old Nurmi in an extended 1997 interview.

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Luke Y. Thompson
Nerdist

It will tell you a lot about Vampira from one point of view, and it is a nice tribute in that regard. But it is not a thorough journalistic study, and disappoints if one expects that.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

A fine tribute to a ghoulish iconoclast

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Kirk Honeycutt
honeycuttshollywood.com

Vampira and Me winds up having much to say about stardom, friendships and betrayals along with delivering a slice of American pop cultural history.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Vampira and Me works on multiple levels: as a Hollywood history lesson, as a portrait of mid-fifties Americana, and as a long-overdue tribute to the endlessly fascinating Nurmi, whom Greene befriended during the autumn of her years.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com

Nurmi is sympathetic, likeable, and quite intriguing; she is well worth spending an hour and half with.

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