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Kiss Of The Damned Reviews

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Soren Anderson
Seattle Times
May 9, 2013
"Kiss of the Damned" is rather a hoot.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
May 9, 2013
An ambitious, if deeply flawed, vampire love story ...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2013
The confident, female-driven sensuality of "Kiss of the Damned" anchors this handsome nonsense.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
May 3, 2013
Cassavetes can film an erotic encounter worthy of the 1970s and the golden age of sex scenes, and that is no small compliment these days.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
May 2, 2013
"Kiss of the Damned" tries to give the vampire movie something it most definitely does not need: class.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Noel Murray
AV Club
May 2, 2013
What distinguishes Kiss Of The Damned is its look, which combines the garish gore and muted tones of '70s Euro-horror with the subtle glow of modern moviemaking; and its sound design, which frequently mixes in a hellish throb.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
May 1, 2013
Just what we need-another sophomoric, oversexed vampire movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Eric Hynes
Time Out
April 30, 2013
The film serves as a surprisingly persuasive allegory for enduring virgin-whore expectations ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
April 30, 2013
A trashy vampire flick in art-film drag, Kiss of the Damned satisfies on neither level.
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Leslie Felperin
Variety
April 29, 2013
Kiss reimagines its bloodsuckers as horny, supercilious Eurotrash with addiction issues, sucking the life blood from naive American thrill-seekers.
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Neil Young
Hollywood Reporter
April 29, 2013
Love streams and bloodstreams messily cross in a steamy but clunky plunge into vampire lore, hipster-indie style.