The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)

The first prequel to Twilight sets up the love-triangle this franchise is notorious for; and it throws werewolves into the mix.

The plot is a bit thin and disjointed, which makes this film slightly weaker than its predecessor. […]

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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series [season 2] (2015)

With season 2, the show is leaving the plot of the original film behind and ventures out into unknown territory. The writing of some characters struggles with these changes a bit, and an abundance of new characters means that we do often spend not enough time with each of them. […]

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series [season 1] (2014)

The first season of the From Dusk Till Dawn series re-tells the plot of the original film, tweaking and changing certain elements and characters, and adding a larger back-story. Despite some structural problems, this show should be enjoyable for fans of the film and for “newcomers” alike. […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)

A classic in its own right, albeit a rather controversial one, 1992’s Buffy has perhaps more in common with other post-Hughes teen-comedies than with Joss Whedon’s TV show. Still the film is not as bad as you might have been told, although the third act is undeniably a bit of a train-wreck. […]

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. […]

Underworld: Awakening (2012)

The fourth film in the franchise offers a new angle, but misses many opportunities. Neglecting the writing in favour of the action, the team delivers a film that feels at least mildly unsatisfying. […]