Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
The picture shatters all genre conventions.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
An eye-pleasing French action-slasher film that is cheerfully unencumbered by the usual conventions of stuffy costume drama.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A zestful genre outing, and then some, right up its final overkill.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I would be lying if I did not admit that this is all, in its absurd and overheated way, entertaining.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Ty Burr
This is one of those follies that go beyond pesky, bourgeois notions of ''good'' and ''bad.''
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The perfect film for anyone who likes their headbutting and kickboxing dressed up in gold brocade, frilly collars, and tri-cornered caps. And isn't that all of us?
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Must we import the rubbish we export?
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This new take on horror is more of the bloody same.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
If only Brotherhood of the Wolf had the wit and grace to match its exceptional physical beauty.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Too ludicrous to be taken seriously, but not entertaining enough to rate as camp.
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57 out of 100
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