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Blade II Reviews

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Brian Mckay

More fun than shooting a cannon full of razor blades into a cattle pen . . . the biggest problem I had, however, was the lack of any real compelling central villain

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

March 19, 2003
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online

...The film works much better as a tongue-in-cheek comedy than a thriller, but I doubt del Toro intended that.

Full Review Source: Film Quips Online | Original Score: 3/5

February 8, 2003
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

With a confidence that would verge on the arrogant if they hadn't got the smarts to back it up, del Toro and Snipes have shamed the competition with their flair, set pieces and badass wit.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 4/5

January 30, 2003
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment

Delivers killer action with its signature mix of vampire slaying and vicious grace.

Full Review Source: Radio Free Entertainment | Original Score: 8/10

January 13, 2003
Jeff Ryan

Blade II merges bits and pieces from fighting games, wire fu, horror movies, mystery, James Bond, wrestling, sci-fi and anime into one big bloody stew.

Full Review Source:

December 12, 2002
Michael Dequina
Film Threat

The action is more heavily stylized and energetic, not to mention Del Toro gives Snipes greater opportunity to show off his martial arts moves.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 8, 2002
James Rocchi

Vampire epic succeeds as spooky action-packed trash of the highest order.

Full Review Source: Netflix | Original Score: 3/5

November 7, 2002
Matthew Turner

Benefits greatly from the presence of Mexican horror maestro director Guillermo del Toro, delivering action, blood, gore and guts in crowd-pleasing fashion.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

October 30, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer

No one can call it great art, but as bloody-vampire-shoot-'em-ups go, it is great fun.

Full Review Source: Cincinnati Enquirer | Original Score: 3/4

October 15, 2002
Eric D. Snider

It culminates in some pretty amazing fights and plot twists, and you may rest assured that good eventually triumphs, none the worse for wear except being drenched in blood.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B-

September 18, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

This second instalment (in what is to be a trilogy) tries to crank things up even more than in the action packed original, which makes for an obnoxiously hyper-active movie.

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal | Original Score: 2/4

September 10, 2002
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

Del Toro balances action and atmosphere masterfully -- it's a better video game movie than Resident Evil, even if it's based on a comic book.

Full Review

August 25, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Mexican director Del Toro takes the reins for this followup to the successful 1998 vampire thriller, and the result is considerably better. Which isn't saying much.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

August 12, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Almost gags on its own gore.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

August 2, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

There's plenty of style in Guillermo Del Toro's sequel to the 1998 hit but why do we need 117 minutes to tell a tale that simply can't sustain more than 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

July 4, 2002
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Da primeira seqüência de luta à piada que encerra a história, o espectador jamais desgruda os olhos da tela, saindo do cinema com a sensação de que gastou bem seu dinheiro.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 4/5

June 24, 2002
Luis Martinez

Tiene fallas gigantescas. En su guión hay sacrificio de lógica y continuidad en pos de las escenas de acción; y las actuaciones van del estereotipo a la parodia.

| Original Score: 6/10

June 8, 2002

Take away everything that was original about BLADE, add some exploding vampires, bad acting, and vampire night at the WWF - you get BLADE II, a knock-off, rip-off waste of film, released to suck the blood (and money) out of audiences everywhere.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/5

June 4, 2002
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)

Just a bloody mess.

Full Review Source: Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah) | Original Score: C-

May 29, 2002
Brian Orndorf

A little faster, a little deeper and a whole lot more grotesque than the original.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 7/10

May 10, 2002
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