Queen of the Damned Reviews

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October 20, 2009
Michael Rymer stages high-tech sequences combining gore, romance, and gothy music, and he has enough conviction to make what could have been very silly strangely provocative.
September 15, 2008
It isn't great entertainment or camp, but pic sets its ambitions so low, it can't help partially delivering on them.
August 14, 2007
The film is vampire roadkill.
February 9, 2006
Rice's complex, sprawling novel is rendered virtually incomprehensible by a combination of lacklustre direction, risible dialogue and shoddy effects.
January 21, 2003
Screenwriters Scott Abbott and Michael Petroni have turned Rice's complex Akasha into a cartoon monster.
July 20, 2002
Queen of the Damned leaves us puzzled as to why the term 'damned' applies at all, when vampirism is depicted as so cool, fashion-savvy and glamorous.
October 17, 2017
The result is a film that's as camp as Butlins but nowhere near as much fun and full of awful performances and silly dialogue
February 8, 2014
It's mainly an excuse for director Michael Rymer to unleash his arsenal of flashy, MTV-type visuals and Moulin Rouge costume designer Angus Strathie to play dress-up.
September 26, 2012
It's difficult to make a truly boring vampire picture, but the folks behind this draggy adaptation of Anne Rice's bestsellers The Vampire Lestat and The Queen of the Damned have done just that.
April 29, 2009
Aaliyah is gorgeous, but that doesn't save the film's tedious pacing, and cheesy atmosphere in the end.
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