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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Blade (1998)

With Blade celebrating its twentieth anniversary, it is time to revisit this early modern vampire blockbuster. […]

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. […]

Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

This is a film that tries to build its own world and find its own style. Shoddy CGI aside, the film does not look too 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. […]

Van Helsing (2004)

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. […]