Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)

A good-looking but largely forgettable ‘90s film with Eddie Murphy as the title character. The film has a comedic premise, but its main plot contains far less comedy than expected. With the comedic elements sidelined into sub-plots or side-character appearances, they sit awkwardly next to the horror-drama vibe of the main plot. […]

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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. […]

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. […]