Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

Blu-Ray Review: ‘Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’ Totally Sucks

Cirque du Freak

CHICAGO – It’s now official: the Weitz brothers have proven that they are the wrong people to make vampire movies. While Chris got tangled in the turgid melodrama of “Twilight: New Moon,” Paul tried to inject irreverent humor into the first installment of another gloomy franchise, based on Darren O’Shaughnessy’s book series detailing the adventures of adolescent vampire Darren Shan.

‘Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’ With John C. Reilly Not Freaky Enough

CHICAGO – For everything that Paul Weitz’s “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant” does right, there’s something about the film that just doesn’t work.

2009 Universal Fall Picture Preview: ‘It’s Complicated,’ ‘Couples Retreat,’ More

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(L to R) Crepsley (John C. Reilly) introduces Darren (Chris Massoglia) to a new world in Cirque Du Freak. Credit: David Lee.

CHICAGO – This 17-image slideshow contains the official press images for the Fall/Winter schedule from Universal Pictures including “Love Happens,” “Couples Retreat,” “Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant,” The Fourth Kind,” and “It’s Complicated.”

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