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Cast: James Woods, Daniel Baldwin, Sheryl Lee, Thomas Ian Griffith,
Tim Guinee, Maximilian Schell, Mark Boone, Frank Darabont, Marjean Holden,
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Thomas Rosales; Director: John Carpenter
Ever since the excellent Bram Stoker book called Dracula
(published in 1897), vampires have grown in (un)popularity in the public
imagination. And Hollywood just can't seem to resist these blood-sucking
creatures of the night with their strangely erotic appeal that rests on
co-mingling sex and death and regeneration into a restless undead immortality.
There have been serious vampire movies, humorous vampire movies, even gay
vampire movies. And every so often, someone comes along and makes another --
like John Carpenter now.
In this take on the vampire myth, we have a man on mission from God -- well,
actually the Vatican. His name is Jack Crow and he heads up a Vatican-sponsored
team of vampire hunters who span the globe seeking out the places where vampires
may have left their mark. (Think of it as the X-Files with O-Positive
Anyway, Jack's getting tired of his work just when he needs to keep most alert
as the hunted vampires are set to turn from prey into hunters themselves.