An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a ... See full summary »
In 1964 two high school friends, Brice and Cleveland leave their suburban neighborhood in Michigan to spend the summer in the countryside before going off to college. They are befriended by... See full summary »
In the seedy part of Los Angeles, a man who writes poetry has spent six months without leaving his apartment because of his paranoid delusions involving sadistic doctors, rappers, and ... See full summary »
The LA police department have a special team of officers with a talent for reducing big-time crime. The team leader has an excellent track record for crime reduction in other big cities, ... See full summary »
Mario Van Peebles,
The government sets up a Zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. Raimi, Mercer, Kuller, and others head off to Ohio to try and find a cure to the ... See full summary »
In the first bat scene it is mentioned that when in bat form vampires are nude, and this is verified in the following scene where Shane attempts to rape Sarah. However, this is ignored for the remainder of the film, with vampires switching forms while remaining fully clothed regularly. See more »
Every so often throughout "Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat", you see hints of some good ideas, both serious and comic in nature. Unfortunately, the movie as a whole fails to work. The main problem with the movie is that it tries to do far too much - there are many half-baked subplots, as well as a number of plot points that are vague or simply not explained at all. (There are signs that a significant amount of footage that might have explained things was cut out in the editing room.) Another problem with the movie is its attitude. Director Anthony Hickox seems to be intentionally making his cast give a sort of "Ha ha, aren't we funny?" tone to their performances, almost as if he and his cast are laughing at the audience. In the end, the movie simply isn't anywhere as funny as it thinks it is, and the horror angle of the movie also isn't terribly successful. The one good thing about the movie is the musical score by Richard Stone, though at times it sure sounds like it was composed for a completely different movie. If you must see the movie, make sure you watch a widescreen version, because the pan and scan version results in some very awkward moments.
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