Angel [season 2] (2000-2001)

Season 2 of Angel feels a bit disjointed, but the characters (and the cast’s performances) feel more settled. Even though the season’s story-arcs do not necessarily work well, there are at least a number of really good episodes as well as enjoyable performances by guest actors. […]

The Wickeds (2005)

The Wickeds is a very cheap and very generic trapped-teens film. The vampire aspects in this zombie film are negligible, and even though it runs for only 78 minutes (without credits), there is not enough plot to fill that time. […]

Modern Vampires (1998)

Richard Elfman’s comedic take on the vampire genre has a certain stylistic flair to it, and boasts a fairly impressive cast. But it fails to find its tone, and a lot of the “funny” lines are subpar. […]

The Understudy: Graveyard Shift II (1988)

After Graveyard Shift, Jerry Ciccoritti directly moved on to write and direct another vampire film the following year. Though not a sequel, The Understudy received the complicated title-construct: The Understudy: Graveyard Shift II – and it stars the same actor in the vampire role: Michael A. Miranda (a. k. a. Silvio Oliviero). This film feels less ambitious in its style than its predecessor, which means that today it feels less dated. […]