Back when Heather and I chose the highly recommended end of the world saga The Passage for our book club in early 2013, it was a no brainer to eventually read the follow up, The Twelve. Now that I’ve gotten through it, I’m not sure which took longer: getting around to starting the sequel, or […]Read more "Book Club in Session: The Twelve (The Passage Book 2)"
Moving straight from The Fall to The Night Eternal in my one-woman book club, I didn’t have to wait long to get an ending to Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain trilogy. Thoughts? It may not be Salem’s Lot, but it’s good enough. “Good enough.”Read more "Off The Shelf: Review of The Night Eternal (The Strain Book 3)"
In a previous post I may have mentioned being pretty excited for the adaptation of The Strain from book to TV. Did I watch it? No… But I did read the sequel! That’s gotta count for something…Read more "Off the Shelf: Review of The Fall (The Strain Book 2)"
If you read Zac and my review of Pacific Rim recently then you know that Guillermo del Toro and I don’t always have the most consistent relationship, yet there’s something about him that always has me coming back for more. Must be the mutual creature love. So it should be no surprise that when he […]Read more "Book Review: The Strain by Guillermo del Toro & Chuck Hogan"
Lauren: I know I know, I chose another vampire book… Well shush, I know what I like!Read more "Book Club In Session: The Passage by Justin Cronin"
The Spierig Brothers get a bit of money to work with and create a wonderfully realized world in which vampires make up the majority of the earth’s population and while things may get a bit corny and convenient at times the film remains entertaining and solid due to its great work from its three great […]Read more "Review: Daybreakers"
The Twilight Saga returns with a new director, a new set of monsters, and a New Moon, but the film feels rather rehashed and far to similar to previous film instead this time it is girl meets wolf; compare to girl meets vampire. Everything starts off alright, in fact it was making me feel quite […]Read more "Review: The Twilight Saga: New Moon"
This Romanian vampire thriller is full of suspense, a fantastic story, and a couple of outstanding performances from its pair of child actors. Oskar is a picked on twelve year old boy who spends his days after school fantasizing about his chance to finally stand up to these boys and hopefully even hurt them in […]Read more "Review: Let the Right One In"
David Slade’s adaptation of the vampire graphic novel quickly becomes mess and while having one or two decent moments, it is for the most part and unmemorable failure. Josh Hartnett stars as the police chief of a small Alaskan town that doesn’t see the sun for thirty days every winter. As he investigates a series […]Read more "Review: 30 Days of Night"