Interview with the Vampire (1994)

This film seems to be a case of “style over substance”. A quite successful Southern Gothic atmosphere – only slightly marred by an over-bearing and inexplicably Oscar-nominated score music – is simply not enough to save a two hour film in which lots of events are glanced over and very little gets actually told. […]

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Byzantium (2012)

If you are happy with a vampire film that is dense in atmosphere but not really action-filled then Byzantium is a definite must-see. This film is well-rounded and hits exactly the right tone – in other words, Byzantium is what We Are the Night should have been, but wasn’t. […]