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Cronos Reviews

October 5, 2013
Guillermo del Toro's feature debut is an arch twist on the vampire tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 5, 2013
Cronos surprises with its sophisticated and spirited look at a tale straight from the crypt.
October 5, 2013
While the film's first half entices with its secrets, the second half falls into a predictable narrative that refuses to even suggest possibilities.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 24, 2007
You have to admire the style, sincerity, and overall sense of craft even if you don't fancy the comic-book gore.
February 9, 2006
A most startling genre piece: tender, imaginative and wholly its own.
August 30, 2004
A very stylish and sophisticated Mexican variation on some age-old themes.
January 1, 2000
Cronos is not really about plot. It is about character.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
It's also an amazingly assured feature debut for the 29-year-old del Toro, who is both its writer and director.
January 1, 2000
An enormously enjoyable gothic yarn from Mexico.
January 1, 2000
There were no unnerving images in Cronos. There's a lot of blood and gore -- but that's rather routine.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4