Fangs Got It’s Friday: Una

Few things scream “Run away!” quite like a sequel that goes direct to video (or these days direct to DVD or streaming). Vampires: Los Muertos is one of those films, which was a standalone sequel to John Carpenter’s Vampires.

Arly Jover as Una in Vampires: Los Muertos

Perhaps this film’s biggest sin is that it recycled almost every idea from the first film and didn’t add much that was new, except for an entirely new cast. Even the main villain Una was working with the same goal as the villain of the first film: to find the Black Cross of Berziers which can grant a vampire the ability to walk in daylight. At one point, Una even manages this, something the big bad from the previous film failed to do.

If you’re thinking, that lady vampire looks really familiar, she should. You need only look to last week’s Fangs God It’s Friday for the answer. Arly Jover, who really enjoyed playing a vampire in Blade, signed on to play a bloodsucker once again for this film. Only this time, she got promoted to leader of the (vampire) pack.


About Bill Blume

Bill Blume discovered his love for the written word while in high school and has been writing ever since. His latest book Gidion's Blood is being released on August 11th by Diversion Books. His short stories have been in many fantasy anthologies and various ezines. Just like the father figure in his first novel, Bill works as a 911 dispatcher for Henrico County Police and has done so for more than a decade. He also served as the 2013 chair for James River Writers in Richmond, which produces one of the nation’s best annual conferences for educating and connecting writers.
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