Release date: 2010
The Thirst is the third Lost Boys movie. After the iconic first film there was a rubbish graphic novel, Reign of Frogs, and a distinctly average second film, the Tribe.
Given this you can understand if I was nervous about this instalment. Imagine my surprise, therefore, when I realised half way through that I was really enjoying the film.
It begins with a scene of the Frog brothers, Edgar (Cory Feldman) and Alan (Jamison Newlander), In Washington DC rescuing a congressman, Blake (Matthew Dylan Roberts), from a vampire senator. This leads to the referential (to the first film) line re the attack of grandpa Munster and, unfortunately, Alan being turned. Reign of Frogs suggested the Washington mission to be a made up story and also had Alan turned at the Widow Johnson's, but the mythology suggested in there has been kind of ignored. We cut to Edgar waking in his trailer to discover that he is being evicted.
|Casey B Dolan as Zoe|
|Tanit Phoenix as Gwen|
Edgar works out where the lair of the vampires will be and he, Zoe, Gwen, Lars and Lar's cameraman Claus (Joe Vaz) head to the old slaughterhouse. Will they rescue Peter? Will Alan come around, and decide to help? Will a vampire plague be prevented? You’ll have to watch to find out.
|Don't mess with a Frog|
|Charisma Carpenter hosts the documentary|
6 out of 10.
The imdb page is here.