Monday, May 9, 2016

A Movie Review—Underworld: Awakening (2012)


After the other movies I was thinking that would be it. No more Underworld movies but imagine my happy surprise when there was to be more. I was truly filled with joy. These after all are films I view as the highest of the highest when it comes to films. 

While I was worried where the story would go next that proved to be a baseless worry. In this story character development for Selene, no, all the characters on Selene's side gain more dimensionality. We see a side of Selene that is both tender and nurturing. Far away from the vampire warrior we have seen before and as a fan of the franchise that was wonderful to see. Half the time when this happened I was overcome with emotion because hey Kate Beckinsale was putting her acting on display (not that she hasn't before too). 

Furthermore, Underworld: Awakening embraced its action horror title way more than the other previous installments. This was made the more clear when toward the end Selene goes full out and blows up entire building sectors. It gives a nod to how incredible Selene can be and the whole action aspect of the Underworld franchise. Which every Underworld director has owned. 


Whether a fan of the Underworld film franchise or not, you, really should give the films a chance. All of them thus far up to Underworld: Awakening have had extraordinary acting, cinematography, and subtle, developed character development and interactions.

Standout Performances: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, India Eisley, Michael Ealy, Stephen Rhea, Sandrine Holt, Charles Dance, and Kris Holden-Reid.

Underworld: Awakening Directed by: Marlind & Stein


Minor elements introduced with the film: Science Fiction

Genre: Supernatural, Horror, Action


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