Blood Paradise spills onto the screen as a sexy suspense-thriller with pinpoint-peppered dry comedy…the comedy is dialed down to a low-lying hum honing in frequently on the sexualized suspense that’s audience attractive and runs parallel with Robin Richards profession as a crime novelist who pens tales involving gimp-cladded deviants, and the story simmers to a boil, reducing down story intricacies into an unraveled macabre of things once dead are now very much alive in transcendence, just like a good crime narrative should unfold….Gripping with toe-curling tension,  Patrick von Barkenberg’s Blood Paradise captivates…while still maintaining a healthy dose of sex appeal and blood.” – ItsBlogginEvil