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by K-Dog

"OK, so Jude Law as a bad bad man. Is this believable?"
1 stars

A film that tries to include some semblance of science into modern day vampirism.

There are always new films coming out that try to show a new slant on an otherwise well trodden theme. Vampires, I for one think we have seen far far too much of these creatures.

But this is really not part of the story. Vampires are really only an easy explanation of this film. Basically Jude is a guy who has a rare condition (what film charcater doesnt these days) so he must drink blood. (Yes there the vampire bit.) He goes out with girls, has his way with them, then kills them making it look accidental. Until (yes I know its predictable) One girl is underestimated by him leading to an emotional finale.

So I feel this story is a very emotional and beautiful one with some great acting, and a spectacular script.

Actually its a piece of shit that goes on too long. Crap script, stale direction, some good acting by Jude though who actually makes the character as believable as the script allows.

So only watch this film as a part of masochistic torture.

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originally posted: 09/30/99 06:30:34
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User Comments

12/06/02 Kyle I only rented this because I like Jude Law. The movie blows. 1 stars
5/20/02 Veronica Foxx I love vampires, hell I wanna be one; but Christ this is a sorry movie. Even 4 masochists 2 stars
4/06/02 Anti63 This is, for now, my favourite movie. 5 stars
1/03/02 RLJ Never really understood this so-called vampire. Jude Law character never really made sense. 1 stars
10/27/01 Loba Realistic, a shapeshifter reptillian (vampire) emotional energy from blood retains its body 5 stars
8/19/01 Mimoza i will not kill my brother if he awakes me at 4am to watch this movie.... 5 stars
7/15/01 Josh Story is all over the place. Most of it isn't explained very well. Good acting by Jude. 2 stars
10/06/00 Milo J.Krmpotic (milojk@hotmail.com) Fascinating melange of Tony Scott's The hunger and the indie spirit of Hal Hartley 4 stars
8/17/00 Arta Buneta Excellent! 5 stars
4/10/00 Add Don't bother even if you think it might be ok cause u like Jude Law, it won't be ITS CRAP! 1 stars
2/18/00 Neil Austin Not Bad. 4 stars
1/26/00 George Nedelchev Very stylish and absorbing 4 stars
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  14-Jul-2000 (R)



Directed by
  Po-Chih Leong

Written by
  Paul Hoffman

  Jude Law
  Joseph O'Conor
  Jack Davenport
  Elina Löwensohn
  Timothy Spall
  Kerry Fox

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