Meet Vamps on the Verge Postcast co-hosts, Darcy and Dee Dee!
Welcome to Vamps on the Verge Podcast!
We’re friends who bonded over our love of watching weird & trashy movies and talking through them.
We don’t just watch movies, we let them take us on major tangents including, Sexy Interiors, Fake movie tattoos, Background Characters we wish had their own movie, Makeover sequences, Childhood movie crushes, Wigs Wigs Wigs, Romance hands, Bad Sci-Fi, Punks on film, Oscar-worthy freakouts, and more.
If you love movies and are obsessed like us, join us while we overanalyze underappreciated movies and their leading women.
For their first ever VOTV episode, Darcy & Dee Dee cover the 1966 camp sci-fi film "Queen of Blood."
QUEEN OF BLOOD - an alien species contacts Earth to make contact with humanity. Their interstellar spaceship crashes on Phobos and an Earth ship is dispatched to attempt a rescue. A strange, green-skinned woman is found alive aboard the shuttle's wreck. As they head back to Earth, the crew begins to die, drained of their blood...
Written & Directed by Curtis Harrington. Produced by Roger Corman. Starring Florence Marly, John Saxon. Judi Meredith, & Dennis Hopper.
Tangents include Retro Sci-Fi, Bad Science, Wigs, Hollywood Occultists, Phobias, how small town tweens found movies before the internet & more!
Darcy & Dee Dee cover Brian De Palma’s 1972 psychological slasher film “Sisters”
SISTERS follows inquisitive journalist Grace Collier (Jennifer Salt) is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton (Margot Kidder), violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is forced to take matters into her own hands. Her first move is to recruit private investigator Joseph Larch (Charles Durning), who helps her to uncover a secret about Danielle’s past that has them both seeing double.
Darcy and Dee Dee’s tangents include Cake Decorating, Questionable Medicine, Cars, Staten Island, Oscar-Worthy Freakouts, Folie à Deux, Costumes, Peeping Tom Laws, Hypnosis, and more!
Darcy & Dee Dee discuss the 1973 Japanese, "Pinky Violence" film "Sex & Fury” *
SEX & FURY - In turn-of-the-century Japan, a pick-pocketing gambler called Ocho takes revenge on three gangsters who killed her father, shelters a wanted anarchist, and confronts a British spy.
Directed by Norifumi Suzuki, starring Reiko Ike and Christina Lindberg.
Tangents include crying in barns, fun on logging roads, the tyranny of siblings, the invention of glitter nail polish, over-plucked eyebrows, lazy 70's costuming, nuns with knives, nudists & more!
* You may notice an occasional chime in the background due to the recording software we're using... oh and some dog barks... oh and some wild keyboard tapping ... please forgive us!
QUEEN OF DIAMONDS follows the alienated life of Firdaus (Tinka Menkes), a Blackjack dealer in a Las Vegas landscape juxtaposed between glittering casino lights and the deteriorating desert oasis. Negotiating a missing husband and neighboring domestic violence, Firdaus' world unfolds as a fragmented but hypnotic interplay between repetition and repressed anger.
Darcy and Dee Dee's tangents include; songs that get stuck in your head, Goodwill radio, mundane work, long nails, George Lucas, understated acting, mumblecore, Jim Jarmusch, surreal symbolism, 80's wedding dresses, overgrown sheep, and more!