Underworld: Awakening (2012)

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. […]

Underworld (2003)

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. […]

Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)

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. […]

The Librarian III: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)

The third film in the Librarian, The Curse of the Judas Chalice has a plot that revolves around vampires – and Dracula. This is surely not a must-see for vampire fans, nor does it offer anything ground-breaking as a film. But it is a nice, amusing little TV-movie that is perfectly entertaining if you are in the mood for an off-brand Indiana Jones film. […]

Interview with the Vampire (1994)

This film seems to be a case of “style over substance”. A quite successful Southern Gothic atmosphere – only slightly marred by an over-bearing and inexplicably Oscar-nominated score music – is simply not enough to save a two hour film in which lots of events are glanced over and very little gets actually told. […]