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-- -- -- I want skin are fierce eyes free USB do you have any idea that they usually come.
Brad pit or this attractive guy who -- your ideals -- Notes for up to over the years the images certainly change but the allure has never died this weekend the latest vampire flick it's twilight has taken a big bite out of the box office grossing 72 million bucks all red -- to what.
Hi this phenomenon especially among women here to give us some insight is Joann Detroit apple were -- professor at Embry-Riddle.
Aeronautical university where she teaches a literary film.
And monsters -- good morning professor on and on that -- are -- -- -- will listen to get a -- fire it seems to -- has undergone cancer transformation from creepy.
You know blood sucker to.
Wet wet and how did this happen again.
Why tell you at the beginning we've got to folklore vampire that is really nasty looking he's got sharp but clause.
Sharp teeth nose like a big and brass plate the grave.
And as we move forward I mean he's he's really challenged it but he still -- -- okay interestingly enough.
Yet he does apparently get the ladies even in this movie you know we're looking at footage right now no straw to the first vampire movie ever which -- pre race and we go to Brad -- we -- the success of twilight but let's go back to like Bram stoker the original writer and author of Dracula.
In this this character has changed so much of the over the years hasn't.
It has really changed stump brimstone are basically had more about folklore vampire in mind although.
He created that beach regular from the prince.
-- tepid screaming you recall killed a bunch of people.
But he was defending his territory against the Turks so I guess we give them a pass at least in Romania they do.
He's he's still -- -- hero in Romania.
It really wasn't until college goes -- steps out on the film stage that we get this more romantic.
And -- with Francis Ford Coppola's version of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
We get I truly romantic portrait a man who.
Becomes evil because he is dissatisfied with god his and his wife is kills herself and he's so how but it.
God do this to -- song.
That really introduce -- I think this romantic back story which we we love to fix the bad boys I think that's what it's all of.
Out right and I'm glad that you about that causes Stephanie Meyer books that are selling like hotcakes -- and half million copies and the movie.
You see all these lines of young girls but I know a lot of moms.
One -- has fought to right now.
-- -- you know in their mid thirties with young daughters are they loved the movies and they love the books they say they can't put them down.
What is the allure for these moms who what is the drug as it perhaps.
-- type avoid.
I think it's not they think -- the vampire represents our -- cells.
Here uninhibited that they are able to do things that we're not able to do.
They would do four at her son there's one of those draws the mean they don't get wrinkles.
-- thickness 30 AME you don't need any botox right now because the value live forever so this is the best of both.
World I think when you chorus boy a minute I'm -- -- -- -- what you're not dispute this question who's your -- the -- are in are you on to anyone particularly.
It's yeah I think I think Brad Pitt I think he was probably my favorite onscreen vampire now I and I don't think he can.
Yeah you can do any better than Brad Pitt are professor in -- expert your vampire after I want to show you very scary picture right now what are Hollis has been actually likened to a vampire.
Because he had -- He has pointy -- do you think that that Clayton has vampire potential there.
I can't really see B of the picture.
Well our audience is very spooked right now that's all I can tell I don't have a large.
-- -- -- The delegates are rolling right there and yeah an apple I'm yeah ladies -- -- -- lots of women only tell you -- Wonderful insight as to when we appreciate this is kind of the new Harry Potter -- it's really for the field -- -- with those -- -- gone way I can we -- to answer to your class even though you're out there on the west coast and we take your class a want to take a -- love -- I would be great to have you and glad.
Lot of fun a professor to your mandatory about the Mara thanks so much for being with us today you're -- I'm -- -- have been a pleasure.
Thank you I.
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