They don’t look particularly realistic, but neither does the rest of the film. In fact, Priest is one of those flicks where everything looks fake, which means that the dodgy CGI is less distracting than it should be. It looked like most of the film was shot in front of a greenscreen.
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I was aware that I couldn’t possibly go into this film with an open mind, even if I hadn’t been averse to the idea in the first place. As it turns out, Matt Reeves’ remake is definitely not a disaster. It does, however, lack many of the things that made the original a true classic.
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Eli is one of the most incredible vampiric creations ever captured on film. Leandersson manages to make her simultaneously innocent, bloodthirsty, cutesy and horrendous. More importantly, she never shifts from one archetype to the next. Forget Jekyll and Hyde dichotomies, she’s a monster and child all in one.
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The best that can be said of this franchise is that it is consistent. Consistently dull. It’s truly incredible just how uninteresting the creators of Underworld have made vampires and werewolves.
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The good news is that it’s much, much better than its predecessor… which of course means that this film is merely ‘bad’ rather than ‘atrocious’. Like the original Underworld, Evolution is supremely stupid, with a decidedly lacklustre script, but this Continue reading Underworld: Evolution→
After loving Blade, and hating Blade II, I wasn’t certain about Blade: Trinity – would it capture the darkness and light of the original, or it would it be schlock? I can thankfully say, that although Trinity isn’t great, it Continue reading Blade: Trinity→