The Chronicles of Riddick Synopsis
Vin Diesel reprises his star-making "Pitch Black" role of enigmatic anti-hero Richard B. Riddick.
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By James Berardinelli
Too often, it simply makes no sense.
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Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Despite being positioned as a mold-breaker, Riddick now blends in with a sizable crowd of reluctant loner cinematic heroes, just as the...
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Chronicles of Riddick is half cheesy, brawny adventure and half … something else. That something else involves a lot of leather,...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Like everything in this humorless new genre, "Chronicles" comes with its own snap-together mythology.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This is a movie so devoted to metal that it couldn't care less about the flesh it destroys.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Chronicles doesn't pause for much character development, and is in such a hurry that even the fight scenes are abbreviated chop-chop...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Unfortunately, Twohy has tried to turn the Riddick enterprise into a sprawling, Tolkien-powered epic, jamming the screen with too many...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
An overblown hodgepodge of volcano-baked desertscapes, Egyptoid-gone-baroque architecture, and gladiator-geared storm troopers with goofy...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Has a riddick-ulous sci-fi plot, overblown and numbing video game-style special effects and a going-through-the-motions lead performance by...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Just about everything in The Chronicles of Riddick is impenetrable, from the convoluted story to the dark and baroque art direction. It's...
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By panther96
Great movie, and I love Vin Diesel's eyes in this movie!...

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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Very violent, brainless explosion movie.
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