Underworld: Blood Wars

2016

Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Horror

276
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 17%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 56%
IMDb Rating 5.8 10 54557

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Kate Beckinsale as Selene
Theo James as David
Lara Pulver as Semira
Charles Dance as Thomas
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by bowmanblue 5 / 10

The franchise has jumped the lycan

I've always been a fan of the 'Underworld' franchise. The first film totally blew me away and - amazingly - the sequel (in my opinion, anyway) was that rarest of beasts of a sequel that was actually better than the original. Yes, a few people said the prequel that came next was a missed opportunity, as it didn't address a lot of the mythology that people were hoping for. And, despite many film critics absolutely despising the fourth instalment, I took some dumb enjoyment out of the affair. Therefore, I couldn't really see how 'part 5' would be anything other than more of the same silly, action-packed entertainment. I was wrong. Sadly.

I just couldn't believe how much the quality has fallen with this one. It just felt like one of the most generic, by-the-numbers films ever made. Yes, it had some of the same characters in it. Yes, Kate Beckinsale looked good in her catsuit. And, yes, there are still plenty of action scenes. Yet, this time round, it just didn't feel like anything other than an extended trailer for a film.

Although Kate Beckinsale does her best in the lead, this time round she seems almost bored to be here - like other roles have dried up and she needs this one to pay the bills. The other characters are equally forgettable; there's a new vampire who basically looks like the 'Mother of Dragons' from 'Game of Thrones' and (yet another) new leader of the werewolves (sorry, 'lycans') who just snarls in a menacing manner and even the - normally great - Charles Dance can't really add any old-school charm to the proceeding.

However, when I sat down to watch this, I was hardly expecting major character development and meaningful story arcs - I would have settled for some decent vampire versus werewolves action. I didn't even get that! The action scenes are possibly some of the worst ever in modern movies. Twenty years ago they might have been considered something special, but times have changed and people are expecting something a little different. But, again, I could have taken dull action - what I really got was 'stupid' action! If you think about any of the major fight scenes they make no sense whatsoever. The characters do things that are so ridiculous that it makes all those old horror films where the blonde leading lady doesn't bother killing the killer when she has the upper hand absolutely believable and inspired. I've never seen a more poorly-trained army of vampires who gets wiped out like they're 'normal' humans. I suppose at least they don't 'sparkle' in sunlight.

On the plus side, it does shed some light on some questions raised in previous instalments regarding characters who just - sort of - disappeared from the franchise, but apart from that, there's really not much here that you haven't seen before. I hear there's an 'Underworld 6' in the pipeline - I'll probably watch it, but this instalment has severely lowered my expectations towards the franchise.

Reviewed by tmpsvita 6 / 10

Only for fans and few other people

The 2017 has marked a great success for several films, "Underworld: Blood Wars" is not among them (film produced in 2016 but distributed in many countries, including the US, in 2017). It does not take much to understand why the film has recorded anything exciting at the box office, unfortunately the saga had already begun to weaken with the fourth episode and the need and the request from the public for another chapter it had decreased a lot, only the fans of the saga remained, but not everyone. But as the film is really bad on many aspects such as: a confused direction, a nauseating montage, special effects of low-level and a script that adds little to the genre and the saga, and does that little in a trivial and superficial; although this is extremely evident, some of these problems have also characterized the other chapters, I can only be honest and admit that I was in any case liked for the simple fact that I enjoyed watching it, because the film, like the others of the saga, manages to entertain through the adrenaline action sequences with significant choreography and a lot of violence that leads to so much blood that, in a film of this type, never hurts. In addition, after five films I must say that I have also been keen on the characters and the world around them. In short, it is the worst, together with the fourth, of "Underworld", a saga that I would almost define my guilty pleasure, but it remains one of them, so always fun, violent and as ugly as beautiful.

Reviewed by erollence 7 / 10

Pitch Black

Good franchise. Good movie. Good actors. Good acting. In this installment: terrible cinematography. They were very heavy-handed with their filters. The blue tint to everything is acceptable, but then they used very high contrast and then darkened the heck out of every frame of the movie. I first saw this in a theater and I assumed the projectionist was running the projector at about 60% brightness. I hoped buying the Blu-ray would deliver the true picture. Turns out, the movie *really* is dark. Too dark. Way too dark. Every vampire in the coven was wearing 100% black outfits. Put them in a candle lit room with black walls and curtains and darkened filters and you end up with blue/white faces seemingly floating around! So frustrating. Even the photo that Netflix uses for this movie (DVD cover) is far brighter than any image in the entire movie. Maybe they should have called this movie: Pitch Black. Oh wait, that's already been used.

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