The long-awaited sequel to Anne Rice's blockbuster Interview with the Vampire
, this monster mishmash looks luscious but feels as though a whole lot of story got lost between the page and the screen. A secondary character in Interview
, Lestat (Stuart Townsend) is summoned from a death-like slumber by the siren call of rock and roll. Flamboyant and selfish (in life and undeath), Lestat's lust for the limelight made him an outcast among his dark brethren, who live perpetually in the shadows. Now he's determined to embrace celebrity and avenge himself on the other vampires whose rejection doomed him to wander the darkness alone. He forms a band The V...