• Barb Wire
    1 minutes 15 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Barb Wire Reviews

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The irony of this style, with its high-swank grunge clutter, is that it's too dissociated to have coherence even as pop; we're always aware that we're watching sets being photographed.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

July 7, 2010
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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The movie carries its cyberpunk variation right through to the end, and usually with enough wit and craziness to freshen the mix. Then, there is Pamela, whose tight, disciplined performance deserves more respect than it will almost certainly get.

April 27, 2007
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Its main source is a comic book, but it might as well be a computer.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 27, 2007

Variety
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his cartoonlike starring vehicle for Pamela Anderson Lee offers enough choreographed fight sequences, heavy artillery and fleeting glimpses of the star's august body parts to satisfy the raging hormones of its target young male audience.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 27, 2007
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The film's haphazardly edited, lacks narrative clout, and rambles on to a ludicrously extended conclusion.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Made with a wafer-thin stylishness that thinks dressing the Congressionals like storm troopers is creative, Barb Wire plods along, following one pro forma scene with the next.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

February 14, 2001
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The element of high camp that makes for enjoyable 'good trash' isn't present. Bad movies like this often generate small cult followings, and that's about the size of audience the picture deserves.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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A convoluted mess, but there have been worse.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Director David Hogan keeps the action moving and loaded with fights, gun battles and other action-trashy thrills.

January 1, 2000
Mike Clark
USA Today
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The movie is predominantly a sexual tease, albeit one without appreciably more nudity than you can see in 1968's Barbarella.

| Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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Barb Wire isn't much when it comes to either deliberate or inadvertent humor.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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There's as much sheer work in this film as in films 10 times as good -- which is both encouraging and depressing, I suppose.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
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