Van-Pires (1997-1998)

Featuring vampiric car-wrecks and super-powered teenagers-turned-autobots, Van-Pires is a very poorly executed kids’ show based on a silly premise. Premise and writing might not be worse than those of other morning-slot kids’ shows, but Van-Pires combines that with awful CGI and a barrage of horrendous puns. […]

Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

This sequel continues the story from the the first film. The differences between Dracula and his daughter Mavis – regarding their outlook on “life” in general and on humans in particular – play out before the background of educating Mavis’s son Dennis. […]

Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

This is the original medium-length animé that spawned the 2009 feature film as well as endless other connected franchises. Because of its length – and because of the secret nature of the heroine’s mission – we do not really get to know any of the characters too well. This is a film featuring a mission, and there is little room for anything else besides chases and fights. […]

Van Helsing: The London Assignment (2004)

Van Helsing: The London Assignment is an animated short film that can be seen as a prologue to the Van Helsing feature film, but it also works very well as its own story. The premise might be slightly silly, but there are definitely worse ways to spend half an hour than to watch this film. […]

The Little Vampire (2018)

This 2018 animated film is based on a well-established franchise, and yet it came and went without anyone really taking notice. The reception was cool, the film barely made its money back at the box office, and to this day the film has no entry in either the English nor the German Wikipedia.
This is not really surprising because while this film cannot really be called bad, it is undoubtedly rather unmemorable. […]