As is always the case in these prophetic apocalypse pictures, the saviours are flawed and hesitant, the villains surefooted and clear of purpose. The pawn in the centre of the storm is always an innocent forced to choose sides and the fair maiden is cursed, yet must be saved to save us all. All of these things we have seen before, but not usually so enjoyably weird and artfully painted.
It’s “Foreign Horror Film” month over at DMD’s Last Writes Blog. My review of Timur Bekmambetov’s NIGHTWATCH is up batting the top of the order:
Check it out! At Dark Moon Digest’s Last Writes blog! http://www.lastwritesdmd.com/?p=1263