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  1. FISCHER's rating of the film Vampires

    Variation inspirée sur un thème de prédilection du fantastique...

  2. Dan Kenneth Gigernes's rating of the film Vampires

    "Vampires" has a horror/western feel, a cool James Woods as a vampire hunter and Sheryl Lee at her most gorgeous. It should have been excellent, but many of the action sequences repeat itself and are uninspired. Thomas Ian Griffith is a shitty villain and overacts every second he is on screen. Boring finale.

  3. Terry_Moby's rating of the film Vampires

    2.8 Carpenter´s airy widescreen compositions are still worthwhile. Forget the script and the dialogue - enjoy the cinematography.

  4. HKFanatic's rating of the film Vampires

    For whatever reasons, John Carpenter's brand of genre filmmaking had a difficult time transitioning into the more slick and special effects-driven landscape of 90's Hollywood, as films like "Escape from L.A." attest to. "Vampires" is one of his more successful ones, perhaps because there's nothing slick about it - in fact, it's one of the most unapologetically vile and misogynistic films I can recall seeing.

  5. Tyler Wright's rating of the film Vampires

    The action is great, the acting from Woods is spellbinding, the effects are awesome, the music is catchy, the directing is some of Carpenter's best, and the cinematography is downright gorgeous. This film could be one of Carpenter's best...if it only weren't for that bland screenplay. It's such a disappointment how mediocre the script is, because it ruins a film that could've been a modern masterpiece.

  6. Eduardo Azevedo's rating of the film Vampires

    One of the best vampires themed movies!

  7. Stasya Korotkova's rating of the film Vampires

    not subversive, not scary, just cheesy

  8. Duncan Gray's rating of the film Vampires

    By the 90s, a lot of what felt punk about Carpenter films started to feel trashy, a trend not helped here by a humorless James Woods and the Baldwin brother you forgot existed. But there's still some interesting things here: the acid western/giallo genre hybrid, and the fuck-you spirit of Escape From New York redirected from the government to the church. And it's always nice when Cheryl Lee has license to go freaky.

  9. Kelvin Thompson's rating of the film Vampires

    2-3. Pretty fun, relatively rough-edged vampire action film. Surprisingly, the actors manage to imbue tenderness into all the masculine posturing that goes on between them, and the humor makes the machismo a bit more palatable as well. I'm torn on whether I think the movie's detailing really lets it overcome some of the cliches and rough exposition, but I think it's worth a watch, overall.

  10. Louis Léonard's rating of the film Vampires

  11. Ethan's rating of the film Vampires

    James Woods is a total badass in this film and this is an altogether entertaining and thrilling action film with a lot of great vampire action from the master of horror himself, John Carpenter.

  12. Michael Zyx MH Claes's rating of the film Vampires

    VAMPIRES, de JOHN CARPENTER, États-Unis, 1998. L’immense John Carpenter fait son apparition au programme avec un incontournable du genre qui redonna au cinéaste l’envie de filmer après Los Angeles 2013. À partir de l’iconologie vampiresque, Carpenter construit un western moderne qui donne à James Woods l’occasion d’exprimer toute sa bestialité.

  13. Daniel Iván's rating of the film Vampires

    This film is so cheap and silly it is actually really good. This is pure rock&roll cinema with the pretext of vampires. Don't expect any cleverness from it, but pure unapologetic and shameless fun, John Carpenter's style.

  14. Samuel Righi's rating of the film Vampires

  15. Alexandre Roy's rating of the film Vampires

    Another Carpenter movie I wasn't really crazy about. This one has a cult following and I can see why. It's pretty stylish and it's mindless fun. I don't think it tries to be more than that so I guess Carpenter hit the mark. I was happy to see Sheryl Lee in another role but she mostly grunted and twitched. It's the kind of movie that I don't really love nor hate, it's just alright.

  16. Hyldre's rating of the film Vampires

    C'est badass, ça te sort des répliques graveleuses et des insultes à tout va, la musique est évidemment énorme, Carpenter te sort des séquences épiques à souhait, avec un peu d'hémoglobine parce que sinon c'est pas rigolo. C'est signé John Carpenter monsieur, c'est jouissif, gratuit. C'est peut être pas son meilleur film, mais que c'est bon quand il se fait plaisir !

  17. Stefan Drees's rating of the film Vampires

    There are much more better films by John Carpenter. This one has some really boring passages. And I find the permanent wobbling of Carpenter's synthesizer soundtrack annoying. He also made better and much more captivating and atmospheric soundtracks in his earlier works (e.g. in "The Fog").

  18. Raymond Likes Subtitles's rating of the film Vampires

  19. Jean-patrice Ouvrard's rating of the film Vampires

    Un bon mix western-road movie-horreur qui n'est pas le meilleur Carpenter mais qui est méconnu et c'est regrettable. La photographie est superbe, les plans variés sont superbement réalisés et le montage donne au film une dynamique d'enfer (évidemment) !!!!!!!

  20. ADZERTY's rating of the film Vampires

    Carpenter est un esthète de la série B. Il invente des situations et instaure des climats angoissants : ses plans vibrent d'intensité, son esthétique relève du cauchemar. C'est toujours une sorte de fête d'entrer dans ses films.

  21. Siaudebert's rating of the film Vampires

    Funny, but not the best of Carpenter

  22. J. O.'s rating of the film Vampires

    Criminally under-appreciated.

  23. Stefano Campagna's rating of the film Vampires

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