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    Friday, November 30, 2012

    Underworld 3: Rise of the Lycans (2009)

    Director: Patrick Tatopoulos
    Lead Actors: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy and Rhona Mitra
    Genre: Fantasy

    Synopsis: A name Lucian (Michael Sheen), a full-blooded Lycan has been slave by the vampire. The glimpse of this war happened long time before, between the vampire empires enslaving the Lycans. Eventually, Lousian convinced the Lycan slaves to fight over Victor (Bill Nighy), the vampire's ruler. The feeling of betrayal of Victor claimed, since he let him live since birth. With the support of Sonia, a lover of Lousian creating a battle with allied vampires to aim for freedom.

               The ruler of the vampire had won against the Lycans. In the war, he has still the heart of a father not to kill the Lycan's baby born, whom he nurtured and named as Lousian. Lousian grew a very strong werewolf Lycan. It was surprisingly remarkable that a vampire can still have the feeling of a golden heart.
    The Lykans were treated as slaves; the manner of slaving them was like battering wild animals. In the scenes, it portrayed very realistic. The actions of like savages were portrayed so convincing and the lines were carried on so effective.

              The ingredients of love indifference showed in the film. The full-blooded vampire (Sonia) and a werewolf (Louisian) had showed the stereotyped love affections against all the odds, the situation happens in real life.

              As the usual scenario of love, the secrets had revealed between the two lovers. Then the punishments had carry-over as it claimed as a mortal sin in their own beliefs.

              The punishment was so barbaric, but it was shown the real love endured by Louisian. Taking slashes of blades on his back. As Sonia (Rhona Mitra) concealed her deeper thoughts along the course of punishment.

              Eventually, Louisian had the plan to escape of being slave and encouraged the others to fight of their own rights. He had flewn the prison successfully, but came back for Sonia. Then the revelation of their secret love had been exposed, both received the punishment and true love had maintained until the end of their time.

              The film flows so smoothly, the rivalry, the punishment, the betrayal, the freedom and the love had became the secret ingredients of the story.

    Rank: 9/10


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