Barb Wire Reviews

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March 20, 2013
A lemon of a comic book movie with an uninteresting heroine, bad acting, and a bland humorless premise...
February 7, 2011
...a consistently inept and astonishingly dull actioner...
July 7, 2010
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.
April 27, 2007
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
Its main source is a comic book, but it might as well be a computer.
April 27, 2007
We used to complain about Hollywood travesties of great books; now we're reduced to kvetching about movies that cheapen the comic strips on which they're based.
Top Critic
April 27, 2007
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.
October 5, 2006
January 26, 2006
The film's haphazardly edited, lacks narrative clout, and rambles on to a ludicrously extended conclusion.
August 11, 2005
December 18, 2004
There isn't a scene that Anderson-Lee walks through that didn't grab my attention.
January 11, 2004
The most inane and inept hootfest (or, for that matter, hooterfest) to hit the big screen since Showgirls.
June 26, 2003
May 20, 2003
March 30, 2003
December 4, 2002
After a while [the] novelty wears off.
October 17, 2002
September 10, 2002
Don't bother.
July 30, 2002
June 5, 2002
The focus remains on Lee throughout, and (except for one flashback scene, in which we see the young, compassionate woman she once was) she pretty much delivers.
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