True Bloodthirst (2012)

Ideas from several other films have been harvested in order to create True Bloodthirst. The end result is a decent (if run-of-the-mill) B movie which ranks above similar shlock – in terms of quality, not in terms of originality. […]

The Last Sect (2006)

I had seen this DVD occasionally in shops over the past few years, but never bought it as I assumed it was not worth the money. Now I have fished it out of the bargain bin for 2 Euros. And I have to say that it still feels to me like I paid too much.

The film has no story to tell. And in addition to a complete lack of any scares or horror, there are also not nearly enough action scenes in this film, while any attempts to create mystery or eroticism fail.

Which in the end means that, unfortunately, the good acting and some honest effort on most fronts cannot make up for an “empty” film and a very thin plot. […]

Vampire Academy (2014)

Cross-pollinating Twilight with Harry Potter, this half-baked novel adaptation is brought down by poorly scripted dialogue and glaring tonal inconsistencies. Seemingly unguided by the director, and saddled with lines that do not work on screen, the cast stumble through this film in search of a common tone, but fail. […]