There is a war that has been waged for centuries longer than that between vampires and humans; I refer to Style vs. Substance. Truly great art neutralizes both fields, not letting one override the other. But great art is rare, more so in genre fiction. Daybreakers is a twist on vampire films that Michael and Peter Spierig spent years of their life developing, and it's almost always evident. Every sequence and shot have been fully thought out, every character's costume and make-up were painstakingly crafted and perfected, and the story is genuinely clever. Unfortunately, all the beauty onscreen can't cover up the wrinkles in dialogue and character development. Only a doctor could do something like that. Perhaps Dr. Acula.