Zombies are the middle children of the otherworldly family. Vampires are the oldest brother who gets to have a room in the attic, all tripped out with a disco ball and shag carpet. Werewolves are the youngest, the babies, always getting pinched and told they're cute. With all that attention stolen away from the middle child zombie, no wonder she shuffles off grumbling, "Marsha, Marsha, Marsha."

- Kevin James Breaux

Saturday, February 1, 2014


Just when humans are learning to get around in the universe they discover that the universe is more crowded than they could have imagined.  It is crowded with a plethora of vampires.  This is the premise behind the action/horror/sci-fi hybrid that is Bloodsuckers (aka Vampire Wars: The Battle for the Universe)(2005).  The universe is overrun with different types of vampires who ravage human settlements on planets throughout the galaxy.     It takes a special kind of soldier to hunt and kill vampires which is where the V-SAN (Vampire Sanitation) come in.  They go wherever the vampires are spotted and eradicate them. 

On their latest mission, the V-SAN realize that something is different about the vampire attacks and fear that the different vampire races may be working together as well as with a rogue group of human vampire activists with a nefarious goal that may threaten humanity all across the galaxy.  Now the V-SAN group must learn the truth and stop their greatest threat before it is too late.

This film doesn’t pretend to be anything other than what it is – an outer space action film that happens to have vampires.  It’s a fun romp through sci-fi chaos and war and is entertaining from beginning to end.  Being the type of film that it is it can’t help but be a little campy and the addition of Michael Ironside in the cast just confirms it.  This film may not be the most intelligent vampire action film out there but it sure is one of the most entertaining and if you miss that then you’re missing the whole point of the film.

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