Tokyo Vampire Hotel Reviews

October 6, 2019
Sono, once more, did the thing that made him a legend among all fans of cult: he let his imagination run wild and depicted it on screen in the most absurd way
July 11, 2019
'Tokyo Vampire Hotel' is a fun, almost always disconcerting, but never boring vampire story. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 27, 2019
The storytelling aspects of Tokyo Vampire Hotel may be more unhinged than Sono's cleaner efforts, but third-act intensity drives home a most memorable midnight mutilation spree that's damn-near unstoppable once initiated.
January 30, 2019
Apparently, this movie was originally supposed to be an Amazon miniseries, and if this the best theatrical cut the filmmakers could come up with, it's hard to see why they bothered in the first place.
October 28, 2018
... it's too clumsy and overwrought to recommend, but admittedly there's a lot of remarkable qualities to Tokyo Vampire Hotel
August 24, 2018
Written and directed by legendary filmmaker Sion Sono, this horror is high energy and unpredictable with a unique and intriguing concept.
August 6, 2018
There's unique enjoyment to be had from watching something this utterly skullfuckingly deranged (not to mention seeing it with a cinema audience instead of at home).
August 3, 2018
Fans of Draculas and Twilights past are going to have an absolute ball, as this writer did, watching Sion Sono's new film Tokyo Vampire Hotel.
August 2, 2018
This is a film in which Rocky Horror's Transylvanians would feel upstaged.
July 31, 2018
A boring, overlong mess that just happens to have a bunch of campy violence.
July 31, 2018
You may not want to check out. Even in this broken husk of an epic, Sono's maximalist visceral pleasures are enough to result in a pleasant stay.
July 31, 2018
I'm disappointed that Manami's backstory, exemplified by the culturally-loaded image of her shaving off her long black hair in an act of rebellion, never really merges with her present-day damsel-in-distressdom to create a whole person.
October 19, 2017
The latest provocation from Japanese director Sion Sono is an awkward theatrical cut of his nine-episode miniseries for Amazon Prime Japan