September 6, 2020
The seriousness with which the actors approach the material is commendable.
August 7, 2019
Has a tendency to get too caught up in the details of its strange plot, but overall the film is a strong and oft-overlooked piece of 1980s science fiction.
May 1, 2019
Not near one of Hooper's best, at its core Lifeforce is the dark heart of all humankind's anxieties about extraterrestrials.
April 6, 2019
A strange sci-fi/horror flick about space vampires.
March 8, 2019
Combining outer space adventure with late show horror might seem a great way to double your audience, but Lifeforce doesn't do real well in either genre.
June 29, 2018
It loses some respect with its naked Mathilda May. But I would call this an audacious SF/horror film
January 3, 2018
"The American cut - with its Michael Kamen music - is the superior version of the film..."
June 28, 2013
Seen today, it's actually an astoundingly brave, weird movie that tries more and accomplishes more than many of today's bland roller coaster rides.
June 28, 2013
Occasionally silly, but still unique and very entertaining...
June 17, 2013
How often do you find a sci-fi/horror hybrid that dares to walk the high wire? Not often enough, I think. For that reason alone, Lifeforce deserves to be rediscovered.
June 12, 2013
The UK version is 15 minutes longer and makes this bizarre but lovable movie a bit more interesting.
March 24, 2013
Lifeforce is a pretty curious specimen in its own right. Its sci-fi/horror concept is epic in scale and metaphysical reach, but the casting is catchpenny...
February 14, 2010
Far from the nonsensical, failed-blockbuster of its maudit reputation, the movie is a ravishing renewal of the genre hollowed out by Star Wars
April 6, 2009
Frequently outlandish and far from profound, it's nonetheless a box-office bomb that, like its horror-maestro director, deserved quite a bit better.