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The Chronicles of Riddick Reviews

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August 8, 2004
Unwieldy porridge of effects and idiocy.
August 3, 2004
Twohy wants Riddick to become a great mythological figure of conflicting goodness and badness, but the character just doesn't have enough weight to sustain all that baggage.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 29, 2004
Diesel gives a one-note performance that may be somewhat fitting of his dark and dreary character, but nonetheless grows tiresome rather quickly...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
July 26, 2004 a proletarian concept artist, David Twohy proves that he has both the imagination and the skill to build exciting worlds for his characters to interact in.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 24, 2004
Some may call David Twohy's film pretentious; the target market for this boys' own adventure may not actually care. . . But for me, give me a good story any day.
July 19, 2004
In throwing out wit and intelligence for mindless action, Twohy ends up with a noisy, chaotic, over-serious mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
July 16, 2004
A escala grandiosa dos cenários e das batalhas serve apenas para esconder a fragilidade do argumento.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 6, 2004
Should have been called "The Chronicles of Arthritic." The movie is so lame, it needs a cane by the time it lumbers into its final act.
| Original Score: C-
July 3, 2004
I really can't call any of the acting good or bad. It was what it was. Vin Deisel threw around some funny one-liners. Everyone else just kinda hung out.
June 24, 2004
The Chronicles of Riddick may not be a fully intentional success. But it travels in uncharted waters, and it's a garish, nutty, virtuoso entertainment just the same.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 23, 2004
Riddick's screwed up vision drives the original film, but Chronicles is messier and less compelling,
June 21, 2004
...a turbo-charged, sci-fi action flick with Vin Diesel in kick *** anti-hero form ...
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 3/4
June 20, 2004
In Pitch Black (Vin Diesel) made Riddick his own; in Chronicles, nothing has changed but the budget.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 20, 2004
The ending leaves open the possibility of a sequel. I don't care one way or another if they make it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 19, 2004
How can so much action be, well, boring?
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
June 19, 2004
Utterly ponderous and as clunky as a crater rock. Twohy forgot to inject his Diesel-fueled narrative with the spunk and drive that made his first installment so palatable
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 18, 2004
Boasting just enough action and wisecracks for summer movie fare, the overall experience is certainly nothing that anyone need bother to write any chronicles about
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 18, 2004
Vin Diesel, the star as Neanderthal, returns for a sequel to 2000's Pitch Black.
June 18, 2004
Vin Diesel is perfect as the marquee hero, breathing new life into the muscle-head antihero and looking great in leather chain-links or Necromonger plate-mail
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
June 18, 2004
[Judi Dench and Vin Diesel] appear in the same movie, and indeed, perform scenes together. Unfortunately, the film is so bad that even this novelty loses its appeal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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