83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
So jaunty, so limber, and so visually self-assured that art peeks through where crap has traditionally made its home.
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66

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Visually, Pitch Black is sleek and stylish in a post-apocalyptic way, and a scantily clad Radha Mitchell does a nice, more femme variation of Sigourney Weaver's Ripley.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
The "Alien" recipe with a little imagination.
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63

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
By far the best thing about Pitch Black is the cool-looking lighting and photography.
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63

Miami Herald

By Sara Wildberger
Just may be the most entertainingly derivative movie of the millennium so far.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The B-movie is still very much with us.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Clever, done with skill, yet lacking in the cerebral imagination of the best science fiction.
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Nothing really fun, scary or exceptionally gross occurs.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It has a distinctive look but a few too many recycled ideas; better luck on the next crash-landing.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
This half-baked sci-fi horror film, filled with jerky, washed-out, highlighted, blurred and toned imagery, is a tiresome experience.
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49 out of 100
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