Blade travels East to slay more vampires in this great follow up to Blade.
May 17, 2009
Blade II is better than the first film. The perfect sequel that's filled with blood, gore and kinetic graphic violence. Wesley Snipes returns as Blade, the day walking vampire slayer. This time around, a new threat is emerging that can destroy everyone (including vampires). After a rough night of slaying the undead, a group of the largest Vampire Clan wants a meeting with the man. They give him an offer that if he refuses will spell the end of life as we know it. Factoring in Blade' hated for the undead this'll be a tough decision for him to make. What will he do?
Blade II was a wild film that was keenly directed by Spanish film maker Guliermo Del Toro. Add Hong Kong action director and actor Donnie Yen into the mix and you have a movie that far surpasses the first film.
I gave this movie 3 1/2 stars because of the action and special effects! There were also two great characters introduced (a gorgeous woman vampire slayer who is deadly with a high tech bow and arrow) and a guy (an ex-vampire, turned wise-cracking vampire slayer) as helpers to Blade in his war on the vampire nation. In this one the vampires sensing they are losing, search out the original vampire of their species (he was Dracula among his many other identities). They hope … more
Pros: Good FX and action. Cons: Not much story The Bottom Line: Good action and FX all it really needed was a top notch story to send it to classic status. Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie's plot. With the phenomenal success of Blade it was only a matter of time before a sequel hot the screen. For those readers unfamiliar with the original, the story revolved around the title character, Blade … more