Just Saw 'Queen Of The Damed'

Sun Feb 24, 2002 3:23 am

Hey guys,

Just saw Queen of the Damed yesterday with a friend. I dunno, we both thought it was pretty good (haven't read the book yet so can't compare). The story line was a little confusing though. It wasn't as horrific or gothic as I had imagined it might be. Of course I thought AALIYAH played a great villeness (she looked awefully young to play the part though) she also look GRRRRREEAT too. The costume fit her pretty well. Wish she had bigger screentime, she was on screen till like an hour ten min. into the movie. She seemed really into her character, very convincing.

Stuart Townsend was pretty cool, he played his part really well i thought. His love interest though totally sucked in her part, not that great an acting ability. The overall setting was kinda strange and confusing at times. Anyway that what I thought, I would recommend seeing it!

Tell us what you think!
Posts: 2506
Joined: Sat Sep 04, 1999 3:15 am

RE: Just Saw 'Queen Of The Damed'

Sun Feb 24, 2002 4:10 am

Having read the book "Queen of the Damned" by Anne Rice, as well as the other books in the Vampire Chronicles series, I'm somewhat skeptical of the movie. Interview with the Vampire didn't QUITE follow the book as accurately as one might hope, but Anne Rice herself approved of the production. Not so with Queen of the Damned. Aaliyah playing Akasha is somewhat appropriate, as in the book, Akasha and Enkil (her consort) were quite young when the spirit with its taste for blood got into them. BUT...I haven't seen the movie yet, though it's drawn reviews so far which are far from raving.

What's missing is the movie version of "The Vampire Lestat," which precedes "Queen of the Damned" in the book series. That ties the whole storyline together. If the movie doesn't lead into it adequately, it will leave viewers confused as to who the characters are.

ANYWAY...I plan to see the movie out of curiousity.
Posts: 3876
Joined: Sun Apr 30, 2000 12:37 pm

RE: Just Saw 'Queen Of The Damed'

Sun Feb 24, 2002 5:01 am

Just saw the movie with a friend last night and it was pretty good!!
Work Hard But Play Harder

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 14 guests

Popular Searches On

Top Photos of Last:   24 Hours  •  48 Hours  •  7 Days  •  30 Days  •  180 Days  •  365 Days  •  All Time

Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe

Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days

Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit

Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior

Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft

Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials

Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions

Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin

Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon

Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos

Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft

Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries

Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground

Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos