Blade II (2002)

The second film in the franchise is approximately on par with the first one, as far as the overall quality is concerned. Unfortunately, the villain is somewhat lacking – again. But there is a lot to like about this film, especially of course Ron Perlman. […]

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Die Vampirschwestern 2: Fledermäuse im Bauch (2014)

This pre-teen / early teen vampire film from Germany does probably not exist in an English version. Like its predecessor it is well-produced but rather bland. […]

Vampires: The Turning (2005)

A vampire gang war, some vampire hunters, a prophecy, and a damsel in distress. All this could be the elements of a solid B-movie, but this cash-grab (trying to leech off an established franchise) is below mediocre and features a male hero who is both obnoxious and bland. […]

Guardians of the Night (2016)

This is not a B-movie, but it feels like one. The insecure, derivative writing (which recycles every plot point we already have seen in bigger and better films) is the main reason for this. Much more could have been done with this had the few interesting aspects been actually explored instead of neglected. […]

El Vampiro Sangriento (1962)

This black & white Gothic film from Mexico has weaknesses in the writing, but it looks very good and has a very talented cast. […]

The Little Vampire (2000)

Based on the famous book franchise of the same name, The Little Vampire is a children’s film of middling quality. Although there are little to no major missteps in this film, it somehow fails to rise above mediocrity. And for a film in which so much is happening, it feels surprisingly unengaging. […]