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Interview with the Vampire Reviews

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.
May 12, 2001
For all its visionary brilliance, the movie version of Interview never lets us close enough to see ourselves in Louis. We're dazzled but unmoved.
January 1, 2000
When Interview with the Vampire works, it's as compelling and engrossing a piece of entertainment as is available on film today. When it falters, the weaknesses seem magnified.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
My complaint about the film is that not very much happens, in the plot sense.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Passionately anticipated and much ballyhooed, the film, alas, is little more than a foppish, fang de siecle costume drama. Its pulse barely registers.
January 1, 2000
The movie's energy starts to drain like blood from a vampire's victim. You'll feel that ebb, sooner or later, as you begin to glance regularly at your watch.
November 11, 1994
Full Review | Original Score: C-