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Bloodless coup: Dracula Untold starring Welsh actor Luke Evans is lightweight entertainment that holds little suspense and fails to excite the senses. Perhaps, it's because the horror has been toned down and we know exactly which way the story will go

Origins rewrite fails to draw blood

Oct 3, 2014 5:50 AM

BEFORE Transylvania became a dark and foreboding place, before its most famous permanent resident developed a thirst for human blood, it was ruled - firmly but fairly - by Vlad the Impaler, a stand-up guy (despite his title) who would stop at nothing to protect his kingdom and its subjects and