88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
You can sense the difference between a movie that's a technical exercise ("Resident Evil") and one steamed in the dread cauldrons of the filmmaker's imagination.
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75

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
It's all speed, movement and blood -- lots and lots of blood.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Del Toro lays on the operatic head-trip gore, but his heavy-handed embrace of the ''Blade'' mythology allows Wesley Snipes to give more of a performance than he did in the first film.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Though superior to the original Blade, the superiority is mostly in the myriad ways the "suck-head" enemies can be blown up, melted and dismembered.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The film stays true to its unpretentious origins -- it's like a comic book come to life, with an undeniable visual flair, a lot of kinetic action sequences, minimal character development, and a plot that could charitably be called "uneven".
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Snipes gives a looser, cooler performance this time around, though emotionally, it's closer to dead than undead. Blade II is for the horror faithful only; others will be grasping their crucifixes.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Del Toro ("Cronos") is a stylish horrormeister, and he has created an evocative, foreboding atmosphere. But only a fan of this kind of mayhem could find a way into the story.
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38

Boston Globe

It was possible to hope that Blade II would turn out to be good. Well, forget it.
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10

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The big news in Blade II is that there's something worse than vampires, but is there something worse than Blade II?
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Duller than first version.
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52 out of 100
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