Perfect Creature details
|Starring:||Dougray Scott, Saffron Burrows, Leo Gregory, Scott Wills, Stuart Wilson, Craig Hall, Robbie Magasiva|
|Studio:||ICON HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Run time:||1 hour 24 minutes|
|Rental release:||22 Oct 2007|
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not even close to perfectBy a customer from Munich, Germany , 23 Oct 2007
[Highly rated reviewer]First a confession: I have a weakness for vampire films. There are just a handful that really did it for me (THE HUNGER, THE FEARLESS VAMPIRE KILLERS, FROM DUSK TILL DAWN, FRIGHT NIGHT, THE LOST BOYS, NEAR DARK ), but this genre still intrigues me against my better judgment. So I grabbed the opportunity to see PERFECT CREATURE that comes up with a new concept: vampires were created in genetic experiments in the Renaissance era. The new breed called themselves The Brotherhood, formed a church and put their powers into the services of mankind. They're no evil bloodsuckers - until now. Suddenly people get killed and drained. The Brotherhood sends investigator Silas (Dougray Scott) to collaborate with the local police (led by Saffron Burrows). Together they try to hunt down the killer vampire, while The Brotherhood tries to hush things up. The story takes place in a fictitious city where it always seems to rain (hello SE7EN), the aesthetics is 19th century meets the 1930s, mixed with modern technology (see: DARK CITY). All in all no bad yarn, but Dougray Scott proves again his yawn qualities, and the characters stay two-dimensional in an extend one wished it really was a comic book (where it would be told better). The ending aspires to be the beginning to sequels or a TV series, which seems doubtful. But after all there have been follow-ups to way dodgier genre films. For me it just means waiting for the next good vampire film...maybe 30 DAYS OF NIGHT.
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Don't waste your timeBy a customer , 27 Jan 2013Don't bother with this, absolute rubbish. Plot line is boring and the acting is second rate. Strange film, wish I hadn't rented it .
VERY CONFUSINGBy cresswell (16 reviews) from ipswich , 08 Dec 2011FROM OTHER REVIEWS I TAKE IT THIS WAS SET IN THE 1960S BUT TO ME IT SEEMED ALOT OF DIFFERENT DECADES, EXAMPLES ARE THE COP DIDNT SEEM TO BE DRESSED IN 60S CLOTHES,THE LIVING ROOM SEEMED TO BE DECORATED IN SYLISH WALLPAPER AND THE TV SEEMED OUT OF PLACE, ON TO THE PLOT ,I THINK IT WAS RUBBISH
Perfect Creature (2006)By Stewebabe (31 reviews) from Chichester , 21 Jun 2011
[Highly rated reviewer]A very dark picture, Set in the 1960's where the brotherhood is of a sinister nature but are looked upon as the saviours of humanity. You could almost class this as a black and white movie as the tone was austere and with a oppressive setting to give the movie an edge, If you like watching (or rather trying to watch as the effects are true to life) a movie with dusk like lighting all the way through the movie then you will be ok. The movie itself was a good movie but difficult to get into but once you are hooked then you do get quite involved with the plot and the characters. If this movie was set further into the future and the lighting was not so bad this would be a great movie to watch.
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Quite BoringBy ShaunQuinn (8 reviews) , 06 May 2011Quite boring, not really worth watching. Although an intertesting version of a vampire story, it isn't brilliant. The ending seems very random, not really sure whats happened!
Grimy, steampunkish?By Moviecritique (6 reviews) from Oldham , 24 Apr 2011ok thought some of the scenes n shots in the film were well directed, - grimy, steampunkish, pretty inoffensive vampire film