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30 Days of Night Reviews

November 29, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 11, 2008
Feels derivative of 28 Days Later.
November 1, 2007
A frustrating mix of imaginative design, erratic plotting and underwritten characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/6
October 27, 2007
The problem is structural. After the invasion, we're marooned with the dull survivors.
October 24, 2007
A terrific horror premise goes begging in the garbled Halloween offering 30 Days of Night.
October 22, 2007
It has a fairly original premise and some blood-curdling moments, but it's also predictable, repetitive and vile.
October 20, 2007
If this is the kind of movie you're looking for, it delivers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
30 Days of Night is the kind of gruesome but entertaining survival guide you pray you never have to follow: how to stop vampires killing you during the darkest days of Alaskan winter.
October 19, 2007
30 Days of Night manages to do for the vampire genre what 28 Days Later did for the zombie flick: give age-old monsters a modern-day makeover.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
It's clear the film script has gone through the standard Hollywood death-of-a-thousand-rewrites wringer to emerge as shadow of its former self, drained of much of its creative synergy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 19, 2007
Fleshing out their minimalist story in a way that won't cause the blood to drain from fans' faces, it's one of the better recent efforts as both a comic adaptation and a fright flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
30 Days of Night is the well-paced and entertaining horror debut of Hard Candy director David Slade, who captures the coolest parts of Steve Niles' comic book series on the big screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
A truly terrifying hell-ride through darkness for grownups.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
Director David Slade takes the film adaptation halfway home by getting the look exactly right.
Read More | Original Score: B-
October 19, 2007
Whatever power the original comic had, this film adaptation lost it in translation.
October 19, 2007
You could make a horror film with shocking story developments and creepy twists. Or, you could just have monsters with pointy teeth jump into the frame while making loud noises. For the latter, check out the vampire flick 30 Days of Night.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
October 19, 2007
The increasingly ridiculous behavior of some of the other humans turn the film laughable by interrupting its brutality with banality. And when it comes to vampires, brutal is always better.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 19, 2007
An anemic adaptation of Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith's creepy comic series, 30 Days of Night is lighter on horror than it is on inadvertent humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 19, 2007
Even as stage blood flows like water, this wicked-mean vampire thriller pushes ahead with effective characters, a fantastic visual schema and a terrifying plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
Like most kiddies games, this one starts out fun and then gets tired. Inevitably, that's when Slade tries to revive our interest by upping the gore quotient.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 19, 2007
Even when it resorts to the hoariest clichés, 30 Days of Night still chills.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 19, 2007
I have pretty much reached my quota for vampire movies, but I shouldn't hold that against this one. If you haven't seen too many, you might like it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 19, 2007
30 Days is a proficient, atmospheric fangfest that does nothing you haven't seen before but still does it passably well.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 19, 2007
The humans are a bore, but the vampires light up this Night.
October 19, 2007
The performers have little to do besides spill and drink blood in this tedious, inconsequential B picture. The sun doesnâ(TM)t rise nearly fast enough.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
October 18, 2007
30 Days of Night sparks with crackling energy. It's a symphony of shocks.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 18, 2007
30 Days hangs on a pretty cool conceit.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2007
This is a full-on, non-stop horror film. You're either on the bus or off the bus. But if you are on, you're hanging on with both hands and your hair flying back for the better part of the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2007
The film moves from truly creepy to truly inane.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
October 18, 2007
Result is a mixed bag but has a catchy premise and quite enough splatter to satisfy gorehounds.
October 18, 2007
Despite the clever twist of fighting vampires with an ultraviolet lamp (good thing grandma grew pot), this horror-flick fondue settles into an extended cat-and-mouse sequence dotted with the occasional dollop of gore.
Read More | Original Score: 2/6
October 18, 2007
The script is simple stuff, simpler than the graphic novel, which at least managed to devote a page or two to the vampires' back story.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 17, 2007
You can only see so many snarling hissy fits by vampires with perpetually bloody chins before they start looking less like monsters and more like ill-tempered circus clowns whose makeup is running.
October 17, 2007
30 Days of Night is relentless, but it's also relentlessly one-note.
Full Review | Original Score: D
October 16, 2007
The movie's just not very scary.