The Chronicles of Riddick - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Chronicles of Riddick Reviews

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Twohy gives the film a vehement comic-book energy, and the eye-popping production design by Holger Gross is like Boris Vallejo's Greatest Hits come to life.
| Original Score: 3/5
Eric Melin
September 29, 2006
Riddick is a loner, Dottie, a rebel. He's a simple man, like Pee-Wee Herman, who is not concerned with getting the girl. But, unlike Pee-Wee, poor Riddick doesn't even have a bicycle for companionship.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
It's been a long time since anyone bothered to create a new, big budget cinematic mythos out of scratch, and Twohy has poured a great deal of money into the look of his movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Vic Holtreman
January 15, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
August 21, 2004
Space opera, a prison breakout, spectral zealots and an anarchist anti-hero - dumb, maybe, but this film has enough in it to make you see the light.

Sunday Times (Australia)
August 7, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
David Keyes
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
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
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.
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
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
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
June 21, 2004
...a turbo-charged, sci-fi action flick with Vin Diesel in kick *** anti-hero form ...
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Kevin A. Ranson
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
Top Critic

Toronto Star
June 19, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Mckay
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
Mike Sage
Peterborough This Week
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
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
June 16, 2004
A large portion of Dune, side order of crackpot Shakespeare and a dollop of production design by someone who saw The Scarlet Empress at an impressionable age.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
June 16, 2004
Ambitious, sprawling, uninhibitedly goofy and almost great, [it's] a love-it or hate-it affair, mainly because it's courageous enough to have a distinct personality.
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Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
June 15, 2004
Although the story is a little confusing, science fiction fans should enjoy the action and fine special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
June 14, 2004
A virtuoso exercise in world creation, a plot-heavy epic that's like a breath of fresh air in a time when movie stars and high concepts pass for science-fiction.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Nicolas Lacroix
June 13, 2004
Impressionnant par moments, enuyeux d'autres.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
June 13, 2004
Bloated-but- enjoyable production.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jennie Kermode
Movie Gurus
November 9, 2011

Boston Phoenix
June 19, 2004
June 11, 2004
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