Blood Widow (2020)39K
Blood Widow: Directed by Brendan Guy Murphy. With James Craven, Dallas Thomas, Melissa Aguirre Fernandez, Hector Ayala. A serial killer is terrorizing Arizona with the police in hot pursuit. What the police don’t know is that a mysterious group are also pursuing the same killer to stop the killer from unleashing an evil like nothing before.
“Shot in and around barren locations, in stairwells and alleyways in Tucson, Arizona, BLOOD WIDOW offers an intriguing plot and a decent script that deserved a bigger, better production. We follow a serial killer-turned-vampire who encounters a small group of bloodsuckers intent upon resurrecting their kind in a modern setting. Two hardened police detectives chase down the clues, to a tragic end. Director-co-writer-costar Brendan Murphy has constructed a few effective scenes — the ballerinau0026#39;s death sequence is a stand-out — but for every decent scene there are around ten that donu0026#39;t come off, including a ridiculous nightclub scene and a lot of slow-moving procedural dramatics. A quick shooting schedule is evident. The actions scenes are far too ambitious for the movie to pull off given the limitations of the micro-budget. Additionally, most of the actors are either under-rehearsed or plain incompetent. However, James Craven is notably quite good as the elder detective who enlivens all the scenes he is in; and Melissa Aguirre Fernandez is a strong presence as the lead vampire.”