• Virus
    2 minutes 27 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008


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Virus Reviews

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

"This is very stoopeed, Stevie." I must have repeated that line to myself a dozen times before this abysmal techno-thriller shuddered to a much-appreciated end.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 1/5

February 2, 2014
Adam Lippe

The conclusion is so rushed it almost functions as parody. But the biggest impression the movie leaves is that William "Kangaroo Head" Baldwin makes lots of unintentionally goofy faces.

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April 25, 2012
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The next worse thing to getting a virus is to catch this bacteria friendly film.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

August 12, 2010
Philip Strick
Sight and Sound

Virus makes another loud and colourful case for the special-effects epidemic.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

July 6, 2010
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Your average winter cold follows a less predictable course.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

July 6, 2010
Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
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Until the diverting special effects take center stage, this story, about an alien intelligence that builds an army out of flesh and metal, pathetically exploits genre conventions without generating self-reference, camp, or thrills.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 25, 2007
Joe Leydon
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A derivative sci-fi shocker that isn't likely to spark much interest beyond its target audience of undemanding genre fans.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 25, 2007

Time Out
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While he can fling together a competent action or special effects sequence, his handling of the plot and actors is strictly routine.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a respectable little thriller that packs a couple of genuine jolts and gallon upon gallon of gore into a goofy, sometimes suspenseful yarn.

Full Review Source: Kalamazoo Gazette

July 3, 2003
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

No one in the right mind would call this a good film, or even a decent one, but thankfully, rookie feature director John Bruno's romp is not a complete waste of celluloid.

Full Review Source: Film Blather | Original Score: C

May 22, 2003
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Frankly, about 20 minutes into this dud, I was rooting for the alien beasties.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1/4

April 25, 2003
Tom Meek
Film Threat

Even Donald Sutherland in the potentially juicy role as a self-serving old sea dog, is wasted in this big budget ill.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 8, 2002
James Rocchi

Monster movie is a monstrous failure.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 1/5

November 7, 2002
Dwayne E. Leslie
Boxoffice Magazine

When the automated robotic lab starts using dead bodies as biological material to create killing machines programmed to believe man is harmful and must be destroyed.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 5, 2002
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

bathed in an incessant gloom that makes it look like one of the comic book artists who inspired this sci-fi/horror hybrid spilled his ink blotter on the film's negatives

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 27, 2001
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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An unpretentious, amusing thrill-a-minute sci-fi horror thriller / monster movie that plugs right into fears of a Y2K crisis.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2001
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Hugely predictable!

| Original Score: 7/10

January 1, 2000
Rod Dreher
New York Post
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Completely predictable and largely fright-free!

January 1, 2000
Michael Atkinson
Mr. Showbiz
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There isn't much about Virus that you won't know by guessing.

January 1, 2000
Scott Weinberg

It's rare to find a movie that makes this little sense.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/10

January 1, 2000
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