Вурдалаки (2017)

This vampire adventure drama from Russia is a strictly-by-the-numbers affair. The film (also known under titles such as “Ghouls” and “Vamps”) looks very good, and there are hardly any bad or disappointing elements in it, but it is bogged down by the fact that it is such a middle-of-the-road story. […]

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Der Fluch der Grünen Augen (1964)

A US Interpol agent is sent on a mission to a remote European village that is suffering from a suspiciously high death rate amongst young women. Are there supernatural forces at work, as the superstitious villagers seem to believe?

This German-Yugoslavian co-production (released under English titles such as Cave of the Living Dead or Night of the Vampires) suffers from rather lame writing. It is not a particularly bad film, but I cannot think of a single reason to watch this. […]

Nocturna (2015)

Nocturna – known in the UK as Vampire Blood – is an interesting and not-too-bad vampire film set in New Orleans. The film had the potential to be good, but has a number of short-comings that drag it down a bit. […]

Love at First Bite (1979)

Having been forced to flee his Transylvanian home, Count Dracula travels to New York in search of the love of his life, who has been reborn as a supermodel.

A lot about this film feels dated, but it is not any worse than the vampire comedies you know from the 1980s. […]

Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

A good-looking but largely forgettable ‘90s film with Eddie Murphy as the title character. The film has a comedic premise, but its main plot contains far less comedy than expected. With the comedic elements sidelined into sub-plots or side-character appearances, they sit awkwardly next to the horror-drama vibe of the main plot. […]

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. […]