Demon under Glass (2002)

A different kind of vampire film: a thought-provoking drama. Yet despite the film’s interesting premise, its psychological and ethical exploration does not go nearly deep enough and as such wastes a good opportunity as well as a good cast. Some of the performances help to save this film from becoming a complete failure. […]

Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

One of Jesús Franco’s many sexploitation films, this German-Spanish co-production is quite a sorry affair full of plot holes and inconsistencies. There is very little of interest in this film, unless you are looking for inspiration to redecorate a room in a ‘70s fashion (and primarily in red). So, unless you are an interior designer, I suggest you pass this one up. […]

Byzantium (2012)

If you are happy with a vampire film that is dense in atmosphere but not really action-filled then Byzantium is a definite must-see. This film is well-rounded and hits exactly the right tone – in other words, Byzantium is what We Are the Night should have been, but wasn’t. […]