Night Watch (Nochnoi Dozor)
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 58%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The punchy, nonstop visual effects crowd out coherent storytelling."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"What a rabid beast is Night Watch. What a pungent Russian fantasy-horror cheeseathon."
‑ Amy Biancolli, Houston Chronicle
"An exciting, fun, and hauntingly beautiful piece of fantasy filmmaking..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"...better than most of our domestic product..."
‑ Andy Klein, Los Angeles CityBeat
"This muddled mess about the forces of (what else?) dark and light can barely hold itself together long enough to rip-off far better science fiction movies."
‑ Joe Lozito, Big Picture Big Sound
"For a good hour and change, the film is a big toy box that teases you out of the Gloom."
‑ David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture
"This mostly incoherent, enormously eccentric helping of mayhem breaks into so many fragments that watching the movie can be a bit like trying to assemble the pieces from several jigsaw puzzles."
‑ Robert Denerstein, Denver Rocky Mountain News
"A convoluted FX smear"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"... director Timur Bekmambetov makes excellent use of CGI to portray the paranormal events but avoids the silly martial arts extravagance of the UNDERWORLD movies."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, ESplatter
"uses fantasy, horror and gobsmacking special effects to explore the greyer areas of contemporary life."
‑ Anton Bitel, Eye for Film
"It has a refreshing Old World take on a never-ending fantasy war between vampires and the forces of 'light.'"
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"Night Watch was one of the most popular movies ever released in Russia. That just proves there's no accounting for taste, in film or in human sacrifice."
‑ Michael Booth, Denver Post
"Night Watch is a completely synthetic yet thoroughly original movie."
‑ Gary Susman, Boston Phoenix
"If it all sounds silly, convoluted, and confusing, that's because it is silly, convoluted, and confusing. It's also a hell of a lot of fun."
‑ Gary Dowell, Baltimore City Paper
"I liked it, and if your tastes run as occasionally goofy as my own, you probably will too."
‑ Mark Dujsik, Mark Reviews Movies
More reviews for Night Watch (Nochnoi Dozor) on Rotten Tomatoes

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