Perfect Creature is set in a noirish, semi-dystopian steam-punk world in which the balance between humans and vampires is threatened by a rogue element.
The films “external elements” (acting, sets, props, etc.) are all either good or great, but successes in world-building and atmosphere cannot wholly overcome the fact that the story falls a bit flat. […]
Nick Knight is a mediocre TV-movie that would later give birth to the series Forever Knight. With its genre conventions and clichés, as well as its annoying soundtrack, this 1989 film is firmly rooted in the ‘80s. […]
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. […]
An average (but not bad) TV-movie, Vampire has nothing that makes it stand out. This is more something for completists, I guess, or for hardcore Jessica Walter fans. […]
This third film in this series again is very similar to its predecessors. You either like this franchise, or you don’t. […]
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. […]
The first film in a well-known B-movie franchise, 1991’s Subspecies offers very little convincing elements and a lot of mediocrity. […]