30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)

30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
Director: Ben Ketai
Writer: Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith, Ben Ketai
Cast: Kiele Sanchez,Diora Baird,Mia Kirshner
After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband Eben.
Very poor straight to video sequel to 30 Days Of Night, the action as moved from the previous films chilly Alaskan small town to the seedier side of sunny LA. The plot follows Stella the lone survivor from the first movie (sadly most likely due to funds they've replaced Melissa George with Kiele Sanchez), shes now in LA doing lectures on her incident. She gets involved with a group of Vampire killers who are seeking to a kill an Elizabeth Bathory styled vamp leader called Lilith. About the only thing this sequel retains from the original is the way the vampires look (pale usually bald with all razor teeth). Don't get me wrong I wasn't expecting a massive budget for a STV movie, but at least they could of done a less muddled and quicker flowing paced plot than this trite. At least with the Lost Boys STV movies you got the cheesy fun of having the two Corey's frog brothers show up. other than the few brief moments it shows scenes from the original its all piss poor. Its got the most amateurish credits I think I've ever seen, imagine your Aunt and Uncle forced you to watch their camcorder holiday footage from their trip to LA. I've always enjoyed a good vampire yarn even if they suck theres usually blood and the odd naked vampire chick to look forward too, sadly here the blood looks like fruit juice plus zero bewb count with only 2 seconds of Lilith's ass on show even TV vampires give us more than this crap. I said "Pound for pound it’s the best vampire yarn since Near Dark" about the original, for Dark Days I'd say pound for pound go rent anything else and I pray they don't make any more.
(3 out of 10)

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