Blade 1998

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Blade ★★ 1998 (R)

Action-packed gore-fest that provides for high-octane escapist entertainment, with some eye catching visuals and a pulsting techno soundtrack. Blade (Snipes) is a half-vampire/half-human, who's intent on preventing evil, ambitious Deacon Frost (Dorff) from unleashing a vampire apocalypse upon humanity so he can take over. Help ing out Blade are his grizzled mentor, vampire hunter Abraham Whistler (Kristofferson), and Dr. Karen Janson (Wright), who's searching for a cure for vampirism Adapted from the Marvel comic book char acter. 91m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright, Donal Logue, Udo Kier, Traci Lords, Tim Guinee, Arly Jover, Sanaa Lathan; D: Stephen Norrington; W: David S. Goyer; C: Theo van de Sande; M: Mark Isham. MTV Movie Awards '99: Villain (Dorff)