Film Review: What We Do In The Shadows

Posted on by 5WC in Film

I can clearly remember my first enlightenment to What We Do In The Shadows. Eating lunch and reading a feature in Empire Magazine. Details of how this low budget spoof vampire documentary was a spectacularly clever and original film and an innovative twist on a genre that had become slightly stale over recent years through franchise outings.

This was then backed up when the reviews and critics started falling over themselves to lavish praise upon the film. Hyperbole, superlatives, the Synonyms section of all getting thrown heavily towards the merest mention of the film. I wanted to see it, but sadly being a small, low budget, Kiwi film meant its release in the UK was less than mainstream, and so I’ve had to wait, patiently, for it to finally arrive on the small screen in the UK. Read more