The fourth film in the franchise offers a new angle, but misses many opportunities. Neglecting the writing in favour of the action, the team delivers a film that feels at least mildly unsatisfying. […]
A short animated piece that is of little interest and of no consequence for the Underworld franchise. […]
A sequel that feels more like a tacked-on coda than a film in its own right, Underworld: Evolution suffers from the introduction of new characters and the subsequent retconning. Not necessarily a bad film, but no match for the first one. […]
The first film in the franchise by the same name, Underworld is a very good-looking film placing its interesting characters in a very well-constructed world. This may be popcorn entertainment, but it is good popcorn entertainment. […]
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A mystery-drama surrounding a dull student’s complicated relationship with a mysterious girl. This very decent film is an interesting approach to the genre. But while it features a unique atmosphere and some very good acting, it offers nothing grand in terms of story or characters. […]
It is a shame that filmmaking enthusiasm and can-do attitude must sometimes result in complete failure.
There is no vampire in the world as deadly as the boredom induced by this film. […]
An enjoyable Disney Channel franchise which – while offering little new – was of a rather decent quality. Unfortunately, it was abandoned by the broadcaster after ending season 2 on a cliffhanger. […]
This is a decent revenge horror thriller with a fair bit of blood and gore and some body-horror. Lucy Liu is very convincing in her leading role, and there is little to complain about in this film. But a low-budget approach and a too-tight studio edit seem to have prevented Rise: Blood Hunter from becoming more than just a middling film. […]
This unsubstantial yet enjoyable comedy plays with tropes from the zombie, vampire, and alien genres. By no means a comedic masterpiece, but better than many other genre satires. […]