Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 50% (Critics) / 83% (Audience)
Episode Title: “Jesus Gonna Be Here”
Directed By: Stephen Moyer
Starring: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell and Ryan Kwanten
Synopsis:A band of rogue H-vamps crashes the vampire-human mixer at Merlotte’s, with shocking results. As Sookie seeks refuge from accusations that she’s somehow to blame for the chaos in Bon Temps, the “one vampire for every human” plan moves forward. In the face of a vigilante insurrection led by redneck Vince, Bill receives aid from an unexpected source. – (Source)
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A thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 52%
Directed By: Steve Shill
Written By: Cole Haddon
Starring: Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann and Nonso Anozie
Synopsis:It’s the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He’s especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night – useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan… until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife. (Source)
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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 61% (Critics) / 53% (Audience)
Directed By: Neil Jordan
Written By: Moira Buffini
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley
Studio: IFC Films
Synopsis: Residents of a coastal town learn, with deathly consequences, the secret shared by the two mysterious women who have sought shelter at a local resort. – (Source)
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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: NA (Critics) / 100% (Audience)
Directed By: Eduardo Rodriguez
Written By: Matt Venne
Starring: Will Payne, Jaime Murray, Sean Power
Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Synopsis: By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in Gerri’s chilling web of lust and terror. Charley and “Evil” Ed must stop Gerri from drinking and bathing in the blood of a “new moon virgin,” which just so happens to be Charley’s ex-girlfriend, Amy. They enlist help from Peter Vincent, the vampire hunting host of a reality show called “Fright Night,” to drive a stake through Gerri’s plan and save Amy from a fate far worse than death. – (Source)
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OK, so we are in the penultimate episode of the season with a multitude of storylines and characters that need to be put in place for the climax of all the doings so far yet this episode only runs 52 minutes. What’s up with that? It’s not like there wasn’t a shitload of stuff that could have been squeezed into that extra 8 minutes especially after the show wasted time on the Herveaux family dynamic for some insane reason. Alan Ball is worse at time management than Andy Reid.
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This Week Pam’s hair looked like this:
Frightening isn’t it?
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Tara and Jessica: VFFs
Pam has dressed Tara up like a S&M tranny hooker and is making her work the bar at Fangtasia. Tara still has to work on her impulse control though since she tried to drain a patron after only being on the job for 5 seconds. Pam admonishes her progeny very sharply which makes Jess feel sorry for them baby vamp. Jess and Tara bond over being turned without their consent and the heightened senses that can be overwhelming. And also how awesome it is to drink blood from the tap.
A little later Hoyt shows up to very desperately offer himself to Tara. She shoots him down at first but the next time we visit Fangtasia Tara is sucking the living daylights out of Hoyt’s neck. Luckily for the heartbroken hillbilly, Jessica is in the next stall getting her drink on and is able pull Tara off him before she drains him dry. Yes, folks…we have ourselves a bonafide vampire catfight!
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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Pam stops Tara from killing herself on the tanning bed and compels her to refrain from any more attempts at suicide. she then takes her child back to Fangtasia where Bill and Eric are waiting for them. While Bill and Tara go into the other room, Eric forcefully questions Pam to see if she is the one who helped dig up Russell Edgington. Pam didn’t do it and she is mightily pissed at Eric for even thinking she would. Eric tries to be all cold-blooded and haughty but eventually he warms up and makes the ultimate sacrifice to ensure Pam’s safety by freeing her from the maker bond so that she won’t be swept up in the whole Vampire Authority/Russell Edginton fracas that Eric is confident will end in his own death.
Bill and Tara’s conversation really went nowhere since she was being a big twat (mainly about Sookie). Later on, after a nice nap, Pam wakes Tara and gets her to feed on a living breathing human. Tara attacked fresh blood with serious gusto and her schooling on Vampire Existence 101 has begun.
Bill goes back to his mansion to look for listening devices since that would have to be the only way anyone outside of him, Eric, Pam and Alcide would have known about Russell. he also has a touching father/daughter moment with Jessica moment.
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Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 37% (Critics) / 75% (Audience)
Directed By: Timur Bekmambetov
Written By: Seth Grahame-Smith
Starring: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Anthony Mackie and Dominic Cooper
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Synopsis: Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, discovers vampires are planning to take over the United States. He makes it his mission to eliminate them.
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