UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS

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UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS

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FOR A DECADE AND A THIRD, RAZZIE VOTERS HAVE HAD TO DEAL WITH A SERIES OF ACTION FILMS WITH THE SAME FEEL AS RESIDENT EVIL, EXCEPT WITH KATE BECKINSALE INSTEAD OF MILLA JOVOVICH, AND TO DATE, DESPITE THE SEQUELS NOT SUCCEEDING WITH AUDIENCES ANY BETTER THAN ANY OF THEM FARED WITH CRITICS, MYSTERIOUSLY NONE HAVE EVER BEEN NOMINATED FOR A RAZZIE AWARD. 2017’S FIRST FILM OUT OF THE GATE IS THE FIFTH ENTRY IN THE “UNDERWORLD” SERIES, SUBTITLED “BLOOD WARS.” THE PLOT ABOUT THE WAR BETWEEN VAMPIRES AND LYCANS (A WEREWOLF-LIKE SUPERNATURAL CREATURE), AS YOU MIGHT EXPECT, NEVER GETS ANY CLOSER TO EARTH. IN FACT, IT GETS MORE CONVOLUTED AS THE HEROINE, SELENE, HAS JUST BEEN BETRAYED BY THE VAMPIRE CLAN, AND STRUGGLES TO SAVE HER DAUGHTER FROM BOTH RACES OF UNDEAD CREATURES BEFORE THEY CAN DRAIN HER BLOOD FOR A CORVINUS STRAIN HYBRIDIZATION EXPERIMENT. SHE JOINS FORCES WITH A MAN PLAYED BY THEO JAMES, WHO WAS CONSIDERED FOR THE WORST OF ‘016 RAZZIES FOR THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT, AND HIS FATHER TO DRAW THE WAR TO A CLOSE, BUT THE RISK SHE HAS TO TAKE THIS TIME CARRIES HER SLIMMEST ODDS OF SURVIVAL YET!

ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 21, IT GOT PUSHED BACK JUST A LITTLE BIT. MANY FOREIGN COUNTRIES ALREADY SAW IT LATER LAST AUTUMN, BUT IT’S FINALLY RELEASING IN AMERICA AS OUR OBLIGATORY HORROR OR UNDEAD THEMED FILM TO KICK OFF HOLLYWOOD’S DUMPING GROUND SEASON. ALL THE SEQUELS HAVE OPENED IN JANUARY, SHOWING HOW ASHAMED OF THE SERIES THE STUDIOS ARE, AND BLOOD WARS BREAKS EVOLUTION’S (2006) RECORD FOR LOWEST TOMATOMETER APPROVAL RATING. PLUS, OTHER THAN THE ACTION AND FAST PACE, EVERYTHING ABOUT A FILM THAT COUNTS IS DULLER AND MORE BEREFT THAN EVER. THE LACK OF PLOT OR CHARACTERIZATION IN PARTICULAR TELLS CRITICS THAT THE FRANCHISE IS GOING NOWHERE REAL FAST. THE CAMERA’S MOVEMENT PATTERNS CLOUD THE SCENES. EVEN THE COMPUTER-GENERATED IMAGERY IS WAAAAAY OUT OF DATE!

BUT DON’T LET ME DRIVE A STAKE THROUGH UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS’ CHEST AND THEN DOUBLE TAP IT WITH A SILVER BULLET ALONE! DISCUSS 2017’S FIRST OFFICIAL RAZZIE COMPETITOR WITH ALL YOUR MOST SCATHING FANGS BELOW!
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Gabriel Bahamondes (2/7): "The saga worn out a while ago. There's no novelty, creativity nor surprises in this endless fight between vampires and werewolves. The only things left are good action moments and great fight choreographies."

Diego Muñoz (2/5): "There's very little to praise about about this movie that seems more like the summary of a show's season than a feature film. Only for fans of the saga and of the slow motion that leaves characters floating in the air in the middle of a shooting."
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JimmyO's review.

Jeremy Jahns' video review.
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R.T. (15-20%): "It delivers another round of the stylized violence that the series is known for, but -- like many fifth franchise installments -- offers precious little of interest to the unconverted."

DOUBLE TOASTED's video review.
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WHAT THE FLICK?!'s review.
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Justin Kyle Surendranath
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I hope Underworld:Blood Wars does not enter the Golden Razzies
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I just saw it. It currently ranks #29/29 in my "Worst genre movie sequels" list. For your consideration:
-Worst Director.
-Worst Screenplay.
-Worst Prequel or Sequel.
-Worst Picture.
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