Vampire Academy

Another year, another young adult adaptation, and yet another featuring supernatural forces. While this may seem the statement of an exasperated reviewer, the truth is, the exasperation comes for the expectations I hold for many of these films.

This is no different with the new “Vampire Academy,” now in theatres. Released pre- “Twilight” craze, the main character even makes a comment regarding the sparkly vampires, and how the vamps of VA do no such thing. Continue reading “Vampire Academy”

Underworld: Awakening

The release of “Underworld: Awakening” proves that the vampire obsession is still in high gear. The fourth film in a series with a well-established mythology and fan base, the Underworld saga follows Death Dealer Selene in a world where vampires and lycans (werewolves) are continuously at war.

Underworld Awakening picks up where Underworld Evolution left off.

“Underworld: Awakening” picks up 12 years after “Underworld: Evolution,” the second movie in the series, and takes place in a world where humans have discovered the existence of the two non-human species and in the attempt to cleanse the world of the infected groups. Continue reading “Underworld: Awakening”