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BLOOD TIES Season Two

DVD Review by David Blackwell

 

DETAILS:  410 minutes (nine episodes on 3 discs), photo gallery, season 1 trailer

VIDEO:  1.78:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen)

AUDIO:  English Dolby Digital

Subtitles:  none

 

STUDIO:   Eagle Rock Entertainment/ InSight Film Studios/ Chum Television/ Kaleidoscope Entertainment

RELEASE DATE:  10-6-2009

 

DISC 1- WILD BLOOD/ 5:55/ BUGGED/ THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

DISC 2- DRAWN AND QUARTERED/ WRAPPED/ THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY/ WE’LL MEET AGAIN

DISC 3- DEEP DARK/ photo gallery/ Season One DVD Trailer

Private detective Vicki Nelson suffers from night blindness.  She used to be a homicide detective.  Ever since being branded with demonic tattoos, she has been more and more at the center of cases involving the supernatural.   She solves crimes with vampire Henry Fitzroy (who writes and draws graphic novels).   She is torn between Henry and her former police partner Mike Celluci.   She doesn’t want anyone getting close to her as she fears she will lose them to evil especially the fallen angel who wants her soul and come across into the world.  

 

The second set of episodes aren't as strong as the first set.  Episodes that stand out are the Goth club episode (BUGGED) and THE DEVIL YOU KNOW.   DEEP DARK is an emotional finale.  What stands out is that Vicki would be willing to sacrifice to save her friends even if there are consequences down the line.   Also keep your eyes peeled for an appearance by the vampire that made Henry, Christina, and a guest appearance by Danny Trejo (WRAPPED).

 

SPECIAL FEATURES:

A photo gallery featurette and a Season One DVD trailer are the only extras.  I wish they had a featurette focusing on the show and books that inspired the series.

 

FINAL ANALYSIS:  BLOOD TIES is a strong supernatural crime series mixed with a bit of romance.  It is worth checking out by fans of FOREVER KNIGHT, MOONLIGHT, and HIGHLANDER.  too bad the show has been staked and no more episodes will be made.

 

This DVD review is (c)10-2-2009 David Blackwell.  This cannot be reprinted without permission.  All Rights Reserved.  No vampires were harmed during the writing of this review.  Send all comments to lord_pragmagtic@hotmail.com