With Kate Beckinsale, Scott Speedman, Bill Nighy
Directed by Len Wiseman

What seems like an obvious match-up that could've been tackled long ago is successfully brought to the screen. The Vampire and Werewolf genres come to a head in this gothic tale of an ancient battle between these two nocturnal species. There are underhanded dealings afoot. A bit of Romeo & Juliet is thrown in with the forbidden romantic possibilities. Beckinsale doesn't look too bad, but lack some voluptuousness. There is an unmistakably strong Manga and Matrix approach in style and costumes (rubber / leather / PVC), but they manage to blend it into this film's own identity. Action packed, the movie plays through without a single hint of daylight. Crappy moments include the ludicrous and laughable deep voice of one of the lycanthropes and vampire extras over-posing as they're placed in their positions.

4 / A
- PB

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5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished

A: Multi-Viewing Potential

B: Could Enjoy A 2nd Look

C: Once Should Suffice

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