Guardians of the Night (2016)

This is not a B-movie, but it feels like one. The insecure, derivative writing (which recycles every plot point we already have seen in bigger and better films) is the main reason for this. Much more could have been done with this had the few interesting aspects been actually explored instead of neglected. […]

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Perfect Creature (2006)

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. […]

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. […]

Young Dracula [seasons1&2] (2006-2008)

The first two seasons of this enjoyable BBC show are light and comedic in tone, and hence are – unlike the later seasons – suitable even for younger children. The highlight of these seasons is the performance of Keith-Lee Castle as an out-of-touch vampire father. […]

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. […]