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Kiss Of The Damned (2013)

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Average Rating: 5.6/10
Critic Reviews: 11
Fresh: 7 | Rotten: 4

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Beautiful vampire Djuna (Josephine de La Baume) tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo (Milo Ventimiglia), but eventually gives in to their passion. When her troublemaker sister Mimi (Roxane Mesquida) unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna's love story is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered... (c) magnolia

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Drama, Horror

Xan Cassavetes

Jul 23, 2013

$14.3k

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All Critics (30) | Top Critics (11) | Fresh (18) | Rotten (12)

"Kiss of the Damned" is rather a hoot.

May 9, 2013 Full Review Source: Seattle Times
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An ambitious, if deeply flawed, vampire love story ...

May 9, 2013 Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The confident, female-driven sensuality of "Kiss of the Damned" anchors this handsome nonsense.

May 3, 2013 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
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Cassavetes can film an erotic encounter worthy of the 1970s and the golden age of sex scenes, and that is no small compliment these days.

May 3, 2013 Full Review Source: New York Post
New York Post
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"Kiss of the Damned" tries to give the vampire movie something it most definitely does not need: class.

May 2, 2013 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times
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What distinguishes Kiss Of The Damned is its look, which combines the garish gore and muted tones of '70s Euro-horror with the subtle glow of modern moviemaking; and its sound design, which frequently mixes in a hellish throb.

May 2, 2013 Full Review Source: AV Club
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Writer-director Xan Cassavetes is trying to go beyond the usual boundaries of the vampire genre. She doesn't quite succeed, but at least she tries.

January 12, 2014 Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope
Laramie Movie Scope

The screenplay is cliched and simplistic melodrama that drags even if the images and some of the operatic music quotes are lush.

November 13, 2013 Full Review Source: Mark Leeper's Reviews
Mark Leeper's Reviews

Though high-brow, erotic and smart, the retro vampire pic lays an egg because its mostly foreign cast screws up the mood piece with uniformly wooden performances.

November 8, 2013 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

a significantly more mature - and sexy - take on vampire romance, approaching its subject with sophistication and sensuality even as it indulges in gore and terror that's as metaphorical as it is visceral.

June 12, 2013 Full Review Source: ToddGilchrist.com
ToddGilchrist.com

Manages to add a new wrinkle to one of cinema's oldest and hoariest genres.

May 14, 2013 Full Review Source: East Bay Express
East Bay Express

Just about any episode of True Blood is sexier, more entertaining and thought-provoking than Kiss of the Damned.

May 5, 2013 Full Review Source: StaciWilson.com
StaciWilson.com

A rare treat, especially for those who like to see grindhouse-oriented subject matter done with intelligence and substance.

May 3, 2013 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Bloody awful.

May 3, 2013 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

The pleasure of the film doesn't lie in the plot; it's all about the sultry, horror-tinged mood that Cassavetes manufactures.

May 3, 2013 Full Review Source: Television Without Pity
Television Without Pity

an evocative experience that's high on mood and short on shivers

May 2, 2013 Full Review Source: Film Racket
Film Racket

'Kiss of the Damned' does not advance confidently enough in the direction of its nightmares to rise above the fanged pack.

May 2, 2013 Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

More of a macabre snapshot than a cohesive picture, capturing a specific throb of sexuality that helps to ignore frustratingly slack storytelling.

May 2, 2013 Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com
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    1. Paulo: I would have done anything to be with you. However insane.
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