Bloodstorm while vampire journals 1997 was a spinoff film. It makes for a bit of muddled viewing experience, but one that is fun enough that you can forgive some of the missteps it makes. This second entry begins with the revival of master vampire radu anders hove by his legions of homunculi the subspecies of the title, neat stopmotion beasties who only appear in the opening scenes this time. Subspecies iii triple feature on dvd 859831006466 from full moon. So, i didnt expect to break the cycle with subspecies 2. Subspecies ii, that said it was much better than the first, including the trusted the psychotronic video guide to film which said believe it or not, this is one of the best vampire movies in years. So, hesitantly i bought the 88 films disc and have to say i dont regret it at all. Subspecies iii 1994, and the film that closes this arc, subspecies iv.
Killers of vampires hunt a particularly bad one with a folklore scholar and her sister, back in transylvania. The epic collection america full moon the epic collection. With four films and a spinoff the vampire journals, currently being prepped for a bluray release. Subspecies is an american, directtovideo, horror film series produced by full moon studios. Subspecies v, the muchawaited prequel, seems unlikely to ever be made at this late remove. Subspecies 2 1993 picks up directly after the events of the first. Subspecies ii stars andershove, deniceduff, kevinspirtas, melanieshatner the r movie has a runtime of about 1 hr 47 min, and received a score of out of 100 on. An epic dwarven tale, a 1993 video game by mindcraft software, inc james bond 007. The mad vampire radu anders hove becomes obsessed with michelle denice duff, who loves his halfmortal brother stefan. The series ran from 1991 to 1998, and followed the exploits of vampire radu vladislas, portrayed by anders hove, and his efforts to turn michelle morgan into his fledgling. Subspecies ii 1993 continuing after the first subspecies, a woman who has just become a vampire tries to escape the evil vampire, radu, who seeks her as his love interest. Popescu unearths an illustration of it in the ancient book of vladislas it looks like the new version. Subspecies ii is on bluray and in highdefinition for the first time with amazing widescreen color correction, 5. Hes hot on her trail, and not just because hes hot for her tail.
Starring anders hove, denice duff, kevin spirtas, melanie shatner, michael. In games bloodstone, a region in at least one of the fable games by lionhead studiosbloodstone. Subspecies ii 1993 05261993 us fantasy, horror 1h 47m user score. The effects are better, the direction far more stylish and confident. But she has taken the vampire familys bloodstone, and now radu. Writerdirector ted nicolaus subspecies franchise is one of the flagships of full moon features. Subspecies 2 1993 surviving vampire radu decimates the rumanian countryside. Subspecies 2 1993 picks up directly after the events of the first film, with radus minions, the subspecies, reattaching radus head and removing the stake from his heart. Subspecies 1991 nude scenes subspecies is an american, directtovideo, horror film series produced by full moon studios. However, after the film was completed, it was shelved due to a decline in the.
Starring brett stimely, rajinikanth, and anna nicholas, the film was shot primarily in south india. The videozone makingof runs just over 11 minutes, with the remainder made up of an interview with actress tracey scoggins for the film dollman vs demonic toys, a trailer for the film, as well as trancers iii and doctor mordrid. Ted nicolaou 83 minutes starring anders hove, denise duff, kevin spirtas, melanie shatner, pamela gordon, michael denish, ion haiduc. As much as i enjoyed 1991s subspecies, i have to say that its sequel, bloodstone. The series began with subspecies 1991, followed by bloodstone. Mummy uses sorcery to bring radu back to life, then magically transports them back to castle vladislas to escape their mortal pursuers. Subspecies ii aka subspecies ii bluray 1993 some things are better left undead. Subspecies ii is going for um, well its not aiming totally for horror, because it is aware how cheesy it is and throws in quite a few laughs into the mix. Though between movies the bloodstone has magically turned from a domed lump in a plain base to a gorgeous crystal in an ornate silver talon base that somewhat resembles radus hands, when prof. Subspecies ii 1993 killers of vampires hunt a particularly bad one anders hove with a folklore scholar denice duff and her sister, back in transylvania. But she has taken the vampire familys bloodstone, and now radu must find her to. Full moon productions uk distribution 88 films following immediately on from the first subspecies, radu anders hove is brought back to life well undead with a little. In the second installment of the subspecies series, radus fledgling an love interest, michelle, flees from his castle with the holy relic the bloodstone. Blood of saints full moon pictures subspecies films.
Charles bands full moon productions followed up their vampire hit subspecies by returning to romania for two sequels. Subspecies ii 1993 embrace me as your master and all that is mine will be yours. Its been a while since tyranist and i saw the first film. In his quest to possess michelle and the sacred relic, the bloodstone, radu destroys stefan as he sleeps. Subspecies ii reveals paradoxical on quite a few levels. Cool new characters are introduced, like radus decomposed mother credited only as mummy and played by pamela gordon and michelles sister becky melanie shatner, daughter of james t. Radu finds stefan and michelle sleeping, and immediately kills stefan. Bloodstone 1993, a worthy sequel in a solid bmovie franchise. Subspecies ii, 1993, directed by ted nicolaou, with anders hove, denice duff, kevin spirtas, at turner classic movies. The story revolves around a mythical ruby called the bloodstone.
Along with a few minor tweaks in its cast, this followup puts the focus squarely on anders hoves radu, and while he certainly played a major part in the success of the first film, bloodstone. With anders hove, denice duff, kevin spirtas, melanie shatner. Bloodstone is a 1988 indianamerican actionadventure film produced by ashok amritraj and sunanda murali manohar, directed by dwight h. Anders hove is so good that im looking forward to the 3rd film, seriously still dealing with the shock that bloodstone. Staring michelle mcbride, laura tate, pamela gordon and michael watson. Subspecies ii 1993 directed by ted nicolaou written by charles band, ted nicolaou starring anders hove, denice duff, kevin. Jan 27, 2017 as much as i enjoyed 1991s subspecies, i have to say that its sequel, bloodstone. Following subspecies, this thriller tells of the persistent attempts of recapitated vampire radu to convince a young woman to be his vampiric servant with the help of several other horrifying.1524 180 588 1593 1293 1145 721 580 609 431 458 62 1522 913 962 456 505 507 272 158 1088 206 1481 951 889 764 45 1522 1350 759 221 293 685 530 858 1558 89 1015 1243 169 246 502 219 1208 1174 1173