It was originally my intention to cover every episode of Les Vampires one by one, but I can’t. The plot keeps twisting and turning, and I don’t want to give away any of it because I really think that everyone should watch this series. For your reference, I am pretty sure that each episode is on YouTube (but you didn’t hear that from me.)
In the last five episodes, a lot of stuff has happened.
A train passenger got stabbed in the ear with a hat pin!
A body fell out of a secret door in a closet!
THE VAMPIRES STARTED FIRING CANNONS OUT WINDOWS INTO THE CITY AND NO ONE CAUGHT THEM.
Okay, that last little bit required some suspension of disbelief but the point remains: Les Vampires is so good and so engaging. I have seriously not been so excited to find out what happens next in a series since I watched 'The X-Files' pilot for the very first time(don’t you dare judge me) several years ago. Last night we realized that we only have two episodes left, each about an hour long, so we’ll finish up next week. I honestly feel bummed about it. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I wish this 7-hour silent French crime story would keep going.
I know I mentioned this in my previous Les Vampires post, but prior to watching this, I definitely had a bias against silent cinema. I felt like it made it difficult to connect with the characters, that the storylines weren’t engaging and that it just wasn't for me. Les Vamps has definitely proven me wrong: in last night’s viewing, something happened that cause all four viewers to audibly gasp. I am pretty sure I covered my mouth and Kristina put both her hands on her head in shock. Dudes, we are into this big time.