When the new girl in school starts to come between Rebecca and her best friend, Lucy, she begins to suspect that there is something far more sinister behind their relationship. Rachel Klein's modern update on traditional Gothic storytelling is brought to life in Mary Harron's screen adaptation of THE MOTH DIARIES, from 2011. Show More Summary
Tags: The Moth Diaries Tanner Hall Machden in Uniform Lost & Delirious All I Wanna Do IMDb Boarding schools seem to be a hotbed of sexual experimentation, at least that's how it seems from watching them on film. Interestingly, it's a trend that doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon. Show More Summary
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Reviewed by Bill Gibron Quote: "Welcome to another installment of Short Attention Span Shock Theater."
Is there anything more dangerously piquant than the angst of a teenage girl? The raw emotions, the budding sexuality and the passionate conviction that their feelings are matters of life and death all lend themselves towards the possibility of entertaining cinema. Show More Summary
LISTEN TO THE AITH PODCAST NOW! "Men in Black 2 was a piece of sht." Blood Bullets & Broads: The AITH Podcast welcomes special celebrity guest MARY HARRON to the program to discuss her latest film now in limited theaters and VOD, THE MOTH DIARIES. Show More Summary
APRIL 11, 2012 GENRE: TEEN, VAMPIRE SOURCE: THEATRICAL (REGULAR SCREENING) Maybe I should just stay away from "literary horror" for a while? Just a day after being bored into a near-coma by The Raven, I take in The Moth Diaries, which...Show More Summary
Rebecca is suspicious of Ernessa, the new arrival at her boarding school. But is Rebecca just jealous of Ernessa's bond with Lucie, or does the new girl truly possess a dark secret? May 17th
Twilight this ain't, thanks to model-turned-actress Lily Cole.
Since my brush with death at the Ashura bombing in Kabul, and my crack on the head, I have developed a disturbing ability. In the same way that bats can locate moths by echolocation, I have discovered that I can locate furniture with my shins. We never stop learning it seems. It started in Dubai when I jammed my foot into a table and sliced my toe open.
Mary Harron is nothing if not brave. The Moth Diaries seems like it would easily lend itself to all sorts of Twilight-y garishness or horror movie jolts: It’s a tale about a girls’ boarding school where the strange newcomer may just be a vampire. But in Harron’s hands the film ... More »
As the hunky new teacher (Scott Speedman) tells his students at a cloistered girls’ high school, every vampire story shares three elements: sex, blood and death. The first two items come up short in screenwriter-director Mary Harron’s oddly anodyne adaptation of the Rachel Klein novel. “I’m a very deep sleeper,” says The Moth Diairies’ teen [...]
Out today in select theaters is a new independent film, The Moth Diaries, the slightly surreal story of a young woman who discovers her boarding school roommate (and best friend) has fallen under the spell of a vampire. Directed by Mary...Show More Summary
by Nick Schager [This week's "Retro Active" pick is inspired by the female boarding-school chiller The Moth Diaries.] Dario Argento's fascination with sight takes sexually anxious form in Phenomena, the Italian giallo maestro's surreal 1985 saga of boarding school maturation. Show More Summary
Darling Companion, writes Kurt Loder, is a movie that Woody Allen might have made if he had (a) no gift for narrative charm, (b) no knack for tangy banter, and (c) no sense of humor. The cast features a couple of actors who are closely identified...Show More Summary
Two specialty titles opening this coming weekend might have had studio backing in the past if not for the changing nature of the biz. Darling Companion and The Moth Diaries traveled a more “independent film” route on their way to the screen, bypassing controls that may have lead to very different films — if they would even have been made at all. Show More Summary
As we get further and further out from The Twilight Saga’s initial success, it starts to feel like more and more of a stretch to accuse everything featuring young women and vampires of being a cash grab meant to capitalize on the mainstream’s fascination with Team Edward vs. Show More Summary
Due to new distribution trends, Mary Harron's thriller THE MOTH DIARIES can currently be seen on various digital download outlets before its theatrical release tomorrow (April 20th). Whichever viewing avenue you choose, get started by copping a peek at this new clip we have below. Show More Summary