Dec 28, 2010
Dark movie may frighten some kids.
Oct 21, 2009
Vampire cows provide comic relief and many of the scares in this respectfully dark yet optimistic story about a lonely child who befriends a vampire.
Jun 24, 2006
Much of the film's success is down to the costume design, the novel SFX and the mildly foreboding atmosphere of the mist enshrouded Scottish countryside.
Jan 27, 2005
It's an occupational hazard that you actually have to try to think about movies like this, which just get weirder and weirder the more you consider them.
Dec 3, 2002
Evocative of Tim Burton's work, the Scottish locations appear as a kind of ghoulish theme park full of ancient stately homes and mouldering, curse-ridden crypts.
Oct 30, 2002
Excellent stuff -- it won't just be kids that love this film!
Mar 24, 2002
A sprightly romp, funny, full of life lessons, and scary.
Dec 10, 2001
A surprisingly enjoyable kid's movie.
Jan 1, 2001
The characters are engaging and so is the story.
Jan 1, 2000
Successfully subverts traditional representations of the undead.
Jan 1, 2000
A guaranteed crowd-pleaser for the whole family.
Jan 1, 2000
A surprisingly enjoyable film that its young target audience will love, while their parents will find it quite tolerable indeed.
Jan 1, 2000
It's refreshing to see a kids' film taking on such sinister subject matter.
Jan 1, 2000
It offers imagination and humor and a touch of goose bumps.
Jan 1, 2000
One minute, the acting is terrific, the next minute, you're wondering if this is the players' first film.
Jan 1, 2000
Not a bad kiddie movie.
Jan 1, 2000
This little horror film offers spooky sound effects and a few bona-fide chills sure to delight young audiences.
Jan 1, 2000
It's stylish ... modestly surprising and cute. And when's the last time you could say that about a vampire movie?
Jan 1, 2000
Jan 1, 2000
Very funny in a way reminiscent of Babe: Pig in the City.