Kiss Of The Damned Reviews

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August 12, 2019
A deliciously vintage throwback to the erotic horror output of the Hammer studio heyday.
November 17, 2018
Despite its bawdy convictions, Kiss Of The Damned is an empty blood bank looking for willing donors to buy into its sultry showmance of perverse wonderment
May 23, 2018
In this weird little movie, you'll rediscover the dramatic insanity that made you adore vampires in the first place.
November 6, 2017
Cassavetes most definitely shows promise with her first feature film, and while it is far from a masterpiece, it is certainly destined to land solidly with a certain audience.
September 8, 2014
We need our storytellers to do more than draw painfully obvious parallels between drinking blood and making love.
January 12, 2014
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.
November 13, 2013
The screenplay is cliched and simplistic melodrama that drags even if the images and some of the operatic music quotes are lush.
November 8, 2013
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.
June 12, 2013
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.
May 14, 2013
Manages to add a new wrinkle to one of cinema's oldest and hoariest genres.
May 9, 2013
"Kiss of the Damned" is rather a hoot.
May 9, 2013
An ambitious, if deeply flawed, vampire love story ...
May 5, 2013
Just about any episode of True Blood is sexier, more entertaining and thought-provoking than Kiss of the Damned.
May 3, 2013
A rare treat, especially for those who like to see grindhouse-oriented subject matter done with intelligence and substance.
May 3, 2013
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
The confident, female-driven sensuality of "Kiss of the Damned" anchors this handsome nonsense.
May 3, 2013
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 2, 2013
"Kiss of the Damned" tries to give the vampire movie something it most definitely does not need: class.
May 2, 2013
an evocative experience that's high on mood and short on shivers
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