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. […]
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. […]
A short animated piece that is of little interest and of no consequence for the Underworld franchise. […]
A sequel that feels more like a tacked-on coda than a film in its own right, Underworld: Evolution suffers from the introduction of new characters and the subsequent retconning. Not necessarily a bad film, but no match for the first one. […]
The first film in the franchise by the same name, Underworld is a very good-looking film placing its interesting characters in a very well-constructed world. This may be popcorn entertainment, but it is good popcorn entertainment. […]
It is a shame that filmmaking enthusiasm and can-do attitude must sometimes result in complete failure.
There is no vampire in the world as deadly as the boredom induced by this film. […]
An enjoyable Disney Channel franchise which – while offering little new – was of a rather decent quality. Unfortunately, it was abandoned by the broadcaster after ending season 2 on a cliffhanger. […]