This is a film that tries to build its own world and find its own style. shoddy CGI aside, the film does not look to bad; but a convoluted plot, and story-telling which keeps too many things in the dark, hurt this film. As does the fact that it does not make good use of its interesting characters. […]
Kate Beckinsale moonlighting in a non-Underworld blockbuster and Hugh Jackman taking time off from playing Wolverine – casting-wise, the film certainly didn’t do anything wrong.
What causes Van Helsing to end up being a pretty mediocre film are the writing and the pacing. Still, the film is not as bad as many reviews might have caused you to believe. […]
Also known as Bloodsucking Bosses, this film is a really enjoyable vampire comedy – a genre of which far fewer successful examples exist than one might tend to assume. […]
Vampire Warriors is a mildly entertaining martial arts film from Hong Kong with very little story. […]
The Night Flier is a somewhat basic Stephen King adaptation, which benefits greatly from the focus on its anti-hero and the performance of Miguel Ferrer in that role. This mystery tale builds its suspense slowly, but steadily, and Ferrer keeps you interested throughout. […]
A Twilight parody that is at times amusing, but still entirely unnecessary. […]
A rather disappointing comedy that is very much a product of its time.
If you like Jim Carrey, you might find it interesting to see him in this early role.
If you like the ‘80s, you may find the music, clothing, and design in this film enjoyable.
If you are looking for a good comedy, you should stay far away from this film. […]
The second half of the Breaking Dawn story concludes the 5-film run of the Twilight franchise.
Breaking Dawn, Part 2 is in many ways more interesting than Part 1, but it still feels rather weak. […]
As the story of Bella moves towards its finale, the franchise’s weaknesses accumulate. With Breaking Dawn, Part 1 being weaker than the previous Twilight films, the plot is often treading water, making this one of those films in serious need of a fast-forward button. […]
“Doesn’t he own a shirt?”
The third film in the franchise picks up where the second left off and carries the story onwards to the two-part finale. There is little that can be said about this film. It is neither particularly good nor particularly bad. But at least there are some memorable lines and scenes – things this franchise generally has very little of. […]