History Film / QueenOfTheDamned

18th Jul '17 4:59:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* BrokenMasquerade: The other vampires are pissed off at Lestat for exposing their kind to the world by becoming a rock star.


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* TheUnmasquedWorld: The other vampires are pissed off at Lestat for exposing their kind to the world by choosing to live out in the open by becoming a rock star.
17th Jul '17 2:12:41 PM Morgenthaler
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* BrokenMasquerade: The other vampires are pissed off at Lestat for exposing their kind to the world by becoming a rock star.
17th Jul '17 10:51:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* TwoPersonPoolParty: Lestat and Akasha are shown making out/drinking each other's blood in a bath filled with rose petals.
1st Jul '17 4:48:14 AM Clerical
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* AdaptedOut: This film is much more liberal with the axe than its predecessor. Louis and Nicolas are both entirely absent, despite being Lestat's love interests and, especially in Nicolas' case, integral to the plot. (It was his violin Lestat played to wake Akasha.) Daniel is also dropped, leaving Armand DemotedToExtra as his plotline revolved mostly around Daniel. Mekare is also missing, apparently having become a CompositeCharacter with her sister Maharet, and Khayman is nowhere to be seen, as much of the backstory was dropped to focus on the modern plot. The Talamasca agent Aaron Lightner has also been removed from the film, with his role as Jessie's mentor being taken over by the CompositeCharacter David Talbot.

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* AdaptedOut: This film is much more liberal with the axe than its predecessor. Louis and Nicolas are both entirely absent, despite being Lestat's love interests and, especially in Nicolas' case, integral to the plot. (It was his violin Lestat played to wake Akasha.) Daniel is also dropped, leaving Armand DemotedToExtra as his plotline revolved mostly around Daniel. Mekare is also missing, apparently having become a CompositeCharacter with her sister Maharet, and while there was a character named Khayman is nowhere to be seen, as much of the backstory involving him was dropped to focus on the modern plot. The Talamasca agent Aaron Lightner has also been removed from the film, with his role as Jessie's mentor being taken over by the CompositeCharacter David Talbot.
20th Jun '17 10:00:04 AM freyalorelei
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* FrozenFashionSense: Many vampires in the film are wearing outfits that look like the Society for Creative Anachronism's best efforts, from the bizarre pseudo-belly dancer chic Pandora dons in the background to Akasha's interpretation of prehistoric Egyptian royalty's clothing. It partly makes sense with some of them, as a deleted scene shows them being woken up from who-knows-how-long slumber by Lestat's song. Like everything else in the movie, this doesn't match the book. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by Lestat (who is dressed as a rock-star) when he sees Marius wearing the same red velvet outfit as he did centuries ago, when he asks him how he managed to slip unnoticed through the past several decades wearing that.

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* FrozenFashionSense: Many vampires in the film are wearing outfits that look like the [[UsefulNotes/SocietyForCreativeAnachronism Society for Creative Anachronism's Anachronism's]] best efforts, from the bizarre pseudo-belly dancer chic Pandora dons in the background to Akasha's interpretation of prehistoric Egyptian royalty's clothing. It partly makes sense with some of them, as a deleted scene shows them being woken up from who-knows-how-long slumber by Lestat's song. Like everything else in the movie, this doesn't match the book. This is [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] by Lestat (who is dressed as a rock-star) when he sees Marius wearing the same red velvet outfit as he did centuries ago, when he asks him how he managed to slip unnoticed through the past several decades wearing that.
2nd Aug '16 7:27:10 PM Mdumas43073
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->''"Come out, come out, wherever you are."''
2nd Aug '16 7:20:07 PM Mdumas43073
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''Queen of the Damned'' is a 2002 movie based on the third installment of Creator/AnneRice's ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'', and is a sequel of sorts to the 1994 film ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire''. Unlike its predecessor though, QOTD played ''very'' fast and loose with the events of the original novel.

The story begins when the Vampire Lestat (Stuart Townsend) awakens after decades of slumber, and decides to launch a career as the frontman of a NuMetal band. He soon achieves international stardom, but also earns the wrath of his vampire brethren, who despise him for flaunting his vampiric status, and fear the exposure of their secret world. Yet Lestat's music also awakens a far more potent threat - the ancient Egyptian vampire queen [[MonsterProgenitor Akasha]] (Aaliyah) who promptly embarks on a murderous rampage, mowing down humans and vampires alike in her ascent to power. She chooses Lestat as her new consort, and forces him to become an accomplice in her brutal massacre of humankind. It is down to a handful of [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire friendly-ish neighbourhood vampires]] -- including Lestat's maker, Marius (Vincent Perez) -- and student of the paranormal, Jessica "Jesse" Reeves (Marguerite Moreau) to rescue Lestat -- and, you know, [[SavingTheWorld save the world]].

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''Queen of the Damned'' is a 2002 movie based fantasy-horror film directed by Michael Rymer. Based on the third installment of Creator/AnneRice's ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'', and it is a sequel of sorts to the 1994 film ''Film/InterviewWithTheVampire''. Unlike its predecessor predecessor, though, QOTD played this film plays ''very'' fast and loose with the events of the original novel.

The story begins when the Vampire Lestat (Stuart Townsend) awakens after decades of slumber, and decides to launch a career as the frontman of a NuMetal band. He soon achieves international stardom, but also earns the wrath of his vampire brethren, who despise him for flaunting his vampiric status, and fear the exposure of their secret world. Yet Lestat's music also awakens a far more potent threat - the ancient Egyptian vampire queen [[MonsterProgenitor Akasha]] (Aaliyah) (Music/{{Aaliyah}}), who promptly embarks on a murderous rampage, mowing down humans and vampires alike in her ascent to power. She chooses Lestat as her new consort, and forces him to become an accomplice in her brutal massacre of humankind. It is down to a handful of [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire friendly-ish neighbourhood vampires]] -- including Lestat's maker, Marius (Vincent Perez) -- and student of the paranormal, Jessica "Jesse" Reeves (Marguerite Moreau) to rescue Lestat -- and, you know, [[SavingTheWorld save the world]].
2nd Aug '16 7:17:20 PM Mdumas43073
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7th May '16 3:51:40 PM 4power4
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* RaceLift: Possibly both the King and Queen Of The Damned. While only Enkil's statue is seen in the film, he is quite clearly a white man. And while Akasha was the queen of Kemet (ancient Egypt) of six thousand years ago, the character was from Uruk before marrying into Enkil's throne. So she'd be middle eastern. However, even the book's are pretty vague about this, as Akasha's pale white skin has nothing to do with her race, but the fact that vampires lose their pigmentation the older they are. No matter what race or skin color they were in their human lives, they are both pale white as a statue now.
1st Apr '16 6:59:49 AM DiScOrDtHeLuNaTiC
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* PopStarComposer: Jonathan Davis of Music/{{Korn}} wrote the music and the words for Lestat's songs in the movie (the novel had blatantly vampire songs; the film had more ambigous ones). For contractual reasons, he couldn't sing the songs himself, so they were performed by other well-known singers (Wayne Static of Static-X, David Draiman of Music/{{Disturbed}}, Chester Bennington of Music/LinkinPark, Music/MarilynManson, and Jay Gordon of ''Orgy'').

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* PopStarComposer: Jonathan Davis of Music/{{Korn}} wrote the music and the words for Lestat's songs in the movie (the novel had blatantly vampire songs; the film had more ambigous ones). For contractual reasons, he couldn't sing the songs himself, himself on the CD release(he does sing the in-film versions), so they were performed by other well-known singers (Wayne Static of Static-X, David Draiman of Music/{{Disturbed}}, Chester Bennington of Music/LinkinPark, Music/MarilynManson, and Jay Gordon of ''Orgy'').
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