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Tsui Hark's Vampire Hunters (The Era of Vampires) Reviews

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Anita Gates
New York Times
June 8, 2003
Murky, third-rate martial-arts film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
June 5, 2003
The thrill is mostly gone in this supernatural mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Robert Koehler
June 5, 2003
Project has the stench less of rotting flesh than the whiff of a thoughtless quickie.
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Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
June 4, 2003
Pleasantly cheesy but undistinguished martial-arts and horror fare.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
June 3, 2003
You begin to realize that whatever name they want to give this dish, the chief ingredients remain ham, cheese and corn.
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Andrew O'Hehir
June 2, 2003
Anything that reminds us that there are mass-entertainment options beyond Hollywood's banal formulas is worthwhile.
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Dennis Lim
Village Voice
May 27, 2003
An uninspired addition to the generally endearing subgenre.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
May 22, 2003
The film's action sequences have been staged with a dazzling finesse, and the look of the film is splendid.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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John Powers
L.A. Weekly
May 22, 2003
The Hong Kong movie industry is crumbling, and this painfully slack horror picture is another sign of its decay.
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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
May 22, 2003
Good and evil duke it out with swift-moving martial arts leaps and swordplay, action that's so finely sliced and diced that it never quite connects.