Near Dark (1987) feat. Kyle Adam Foster

Black out your car windows because we're driving through the American West with Jesse Hooker's gang in Kathryn Bigelow's seminal vampire Western Near Dark (1987). Joining us for the trip is Kyle Adam Foster!

Join us as we dive into all the hoops Bigelow had to jump through just to get this film made (a woman doing "man movies?" Who'da thought?!) before diving into the film's bungled release, which led to its commercial failure and "flop" status.

Plus: an in-your-face AIDS allegory, questionable blood transfusions, Bill Paxton worship, an uninteresting central romance, and that awesome bar fight set piece. Near Dark has it all, folks!


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