Subspecies II: Bloodstone (1993)

This second entry in the Subspecies franchise is very similar in style and tone to the first film. So if you enjoyed that first film, chances are you will also like Bloodstone. If – like me – you did not enjoy the first film, it is extremely unlikely that this sequel is going to turn you into a fan of the franchise. […]

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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. […]

La Peau Blanche (2004)

A mystery-drama surrounding a dull student’s complicated relationship with a mysterious girl. This very decent film is an interesting approach to the genre. But while it features a unique atmosphere and some very good acting, it offers nothing grand in terms of story or characters. […]

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. […]

Sangue del mio Sangue (2015)

This 2015 film of Italian director Marco Bellocchio is distributed internationally under the title Blood of my Blood.

Sangue del mio Sangue is a decent and (for the most part) accessible arthouse film, but does not offer much for fans of the vampire genre. […]