The Little Vampire review – adequately undead animation

Its message of tolerance lacks teeth, but there are laughs enough to compensate in this remake of the 2000 live action film

Rudolph (Rasmus Hardiker) is a little vampire – and “a little idiot” according to his older brother – who is turning 13 for the 300th time. When he and his clan are chased out of their catacombs by the evil Rookery (Jim Carter) and his “ultra-dead” radar gun, he finds refuge – and a new friend – in the form of 12-year-old Tony (Amy Saville), a bloodsucker-obsessive from San Diego on a family holiday in Transylvania. This animated remake of the 2000 live-action film is a tame-enough tale of tolerance, though bonus points for a healthy dose of toilet humour and a flying, fanged cow.

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