Interview with the Vampire Reviews

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August 23, 2017
Director Neil Jordan has always had an affinity for underdogs, and he has created a film that can be viewed as empathetic to any oppressed group. Homosexuals may claim it as their emotional story
October 18, 2008
It's about seduction, and either you succumb to its inky entrapments or you resist. When its mojo was working, I was happy to be had.
August 24, 2008
Why would Tom Cruise be playing Lestat, a gaunt, suave European vampire with a taste for young men? Because a big movie star can do whatever he wants.
August 24, 2008
The leading performances, if acceptable, are not everything they needed to be to fully flesh out these elegant immortals.
February 9, 2006
The major problem lies with Rice's own script, which is dramatically repetitive and philosophically banal.
May 20, 2003
Interview with the Vampire promises a constantly surprising vampire story, and it keeps that promise.
November 10, 2013
This Golden Razzie Award-winner for Worst Screen Couple arrives dead and unmoving. And, mortal sin for the genre, it is not scary or campy.
October 3, 2013
It's a glorified Jean Rollin vampire film that places sexual emphasis on blood sucking and vampirism...
November 1, 2011
...the movie's aggressively overlong running time often does threaten to negate its positive attributes...
January 1, 2011
Entertaining but gruesomely gory vampire tale.
October 19, 2010
Beautiful to look at and dripping with atmosphere
October 2, 2008
...the movie comes off as part pretentious, pseudo, pop psychology and part parody. (Blu-ray Edition)
October 2, 2008
...something for everyone: heterosexuality, homosexuality, eroticism, murder, mayhem, pedophilia, necrophilia, nudity, gore.
August 24, 2008
Holds plenty of interest, even for those who find Anne Rice's gothic cult novels unreadable.
August 24, 2008
Jordan tries hard to inject some sort of Gothic sensibility into the film's early sequences, but it isn't until the third act, when the film enters the marvellously atmospheric world of the Thibtre des Vampires, that he really draws blood.
September 24, 2007
Jordan is a master of poetic, deceptive atmosphere.
April 3, 2007
Anne Rice was right the first time around when she criticized Tom Cruise's casting in public, and Brad Pitt is not great either but like every Jordan's film, this problematic adaptation has some merits such as child actress Dunst and some arresting images
October 23, 2006
Given that this is basically a Reader's Digest condensed version, the movie does a pretty good sweep job.
November 24, 2004
October 17, 2004
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