Soul’s Midnight (2006)

A solid yet unexciting B-movie, melding vampire themes with vintage Satanic ritual tropes. […]

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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. […]

Vampire Journals (1997)

A spin-off to the Subspecies franchise, Vampire Journals features interesting characters and some great acting performances. Unfortunately, it has not much of a plot, and it suffers from some bad lines of dialogue. Still, it is superior to most films in the Subspecies franchise – something which is not all that difficult to achieve. […]

Subspecies IV: Bloodstorm (1998)

I have been watching the Subspecies franchise over the past few months, and so far most of it had bored me. So I was pleasantly surprised that the belated fourth instalment, Bloodstorm (a. k. a. The Awakening), was far more entertaining than I expected. […]

Dracula’s Curse (2006)

This is a very sub-par vampire film from the people at The Asylum. In some departments of this production there seems to have been enough talent that would have allowed to produce a solid B-movie, but bad writing, a bulging back-story, and a convoluted plot mean that this film turned out very messy instead. […]

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. […]