Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

Part Two: October 2009 | 8 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

The banquet continues to get bigger during this equally elephantine cinematic salad course. Everything, from another unnecessary helping of serial killer Jigsaw to a pair of takes on two famous literary classics turn up this month. So do the standard spook shows, Romcoms, stunt spectaculars, and other familiar (if often tasty) samples of celluloid cuisine.


Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant | 22 Oct 2009 // 8:00 PM

Not a thing in this movie is subtle, from its cheesy special effects to its by-the-numbers storyline to its cardboard cutout characters.


'The Vampire's Assitant' and the Harry Potter/Twilight Syndrome | 23 Feb 2010 // 12:08 AM

You can't blame a movie for trying. Heck, Hollywood has been striving to find another franchise as successful as a certain lightning foreheaded Harry Potter

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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