Though the Mushroom War hasn’t been fully explained, we at least understand why everyone’s favourite vampire bassist gets really sad when she thinks about Simon.
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Adventure Time is a show that continues to get better and better, and the best news is that season four also addresses some of the niggling problems I’d had with the show previously.
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It’s important to realise that this is a vampire film for people who haven’t seen many vampire films. Jarmusch’s script doesn’t inject the genre with anything we haven’t seen before.
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To be honest, this doesn’t feel like a straight continuation of Blood-C. Since that series was such a diversion from the original set-up of Blood: The Last Vampire, this tone is more similar to Saya’s original outing.
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It would help if you’d seen Blood: The Last Vampire beforehand, but don’t expect to understand how the two are related for quite some time. A true re-imagining, Blood-C pulls no punches and is a stunning piece of work. A must for anime fans.
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The 3D actually worked quite well because the film was deliberately over lit, whilst the sets, costumes and art design were sumptuously theatrical in their presentation. The slow motion action is balletic in execution and beautifully shot. If you leave common sense at the door, you’re in for a good time.
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Dance of the Vampire Bund has a plethora of good ideas wrapped up in a high quality presentation. If you’re up for a narrative challenge and think you can survive the sexualisation of a pre-pubescent vampire, then it’s worth a look.
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Fright Night has some great surprises and some inventive scenes. There are, however, many times when it simply felt that the humour should have been hilarious rather than chuckle-worthy, and perhaps this is down to director Craig Gillespie. A number of jokes fall flat, despite the efforts of Tennant et al.
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