Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reviews

March 26, 2019
As silly as its title suggests, Buffy the Vampire Slayer manages to deliver a sly message about female strength and the fragility of sexual stereotypes.
March 26, 2019
While it would be a mistake to oversell "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," the sad and/or happy truth is that you could do worse on a warm summer night. A lot worse.
March 26, 2019
The idea of mixing vampires and modern teens has, of course, been tried before... But it has never been done with so much sophistication - yes, sophistication.
March 26, 2019
''Buffy'' shuffles through a number of styles and approaches, from the satirical to the Grand Guignolesque, but never treats its material with much respect.
March 26, 2019
Though the idea of pitting ancient European evil against modern Californian idiocy at the script conferences must have screamed High Concept, the result is pitiful.
March 26, 2019
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" is lightweight summer fun.
March 26, 2019
Despite a promising set up, replete with oodles of Valley-girl lingo and cliquish quips, Buffy the Vampire Slayer becomes a comedy of missed opportunities and banal action.
March 26, 2019
"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" ultimately falls prey to the worst tendencies of horror and teen pictures.
March 26, 2019
Somewhere between Prom Night and Dracula, without any real sense of menace, comes this vampire comedy.
March 26, 2019
"Does the word duh mean anything to you?" It does to director Fran Rubel Kuzui, whose frenzied mistrust of her material is almost total.
January 14, 2019
[O]ne of the film's biggest blunders is that most of the actors are unsure about how seriously they should be taking the whole project, their leading lady included.
October 17, 2018
I give this a "Fresh" rating because it owns its place in history and is not nearly as bad as many of the action movies I've watched & discussed online.
February 9, 2018
As a comedy, "Buffy" is a horror show, and vice versa.
January 31, 2018
Buffy the Vampire Slayer evidently exists to show us what a rough, rough draft looks like...
August 27, 2017
Fine if we're looking at a nasty-minded satire about valley girls; less fine if we're looking at a funny-atop-serious fable about dealing with the end of high school .
October 13, 2014
Serves more as a fun guilty pleasure, but one that chooses to embrace the absurdity and run with it...
August 19, 2013
Production values are low and everything looks cheap, but the film punches above its weight and has a lot of heart.
July 30, 2012
Buffy isn't funny or scary, it's just mediocre, slowly losing interest in itself as Kuzui runs out of imagination.
February 29, 2008
October 15, 2007
Enjoyable, but now basically a footnote to the TV series.