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Daybreakers

Overview


Genre :

Action, Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

January 08, 2010

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig

Starring :

Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, Sam Neill, Isabel Lucas, Michael Dorman, Claudia Karvan, Vince Colosimo, Paul Sonkkila

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 5

“..unoriginal but it works..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 5

“..fascinating idea at the heart of Daybreakers, but it doesn't quite make for a fascinating film...”
by Helen O'Hara [Empire Magazine]
2.5 of 4

“..Daybreakers, despite the star presence of Ethan Hawke and Willem Dafoe, is a B movie..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3 of 4

“..Daybreakers works another late shift at this genre factory, and turns in a pretty solid effort...”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
2.5 of 4

“..Daybreakers is entertaining, though not quite up to the standards of 28 Days Later..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
1.5 of 4

“..Daybreakers is a stylish but unavoidably silly sci-fi vampire thriller shot in that Matrix/Gattaca futurescape of Australia...”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..Daybreakers could be viewed as a metaphor for some epic eco-disaster..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Review rate : C+

“..Daybreakers bursts with clever ideas and resonant concepts..”
by Keith Phipps [Onion AV Club]
3.5 of 5

“.."Daybreakers" isn't a great film, but it's a good one, and in a market oddly lousy with vampire tales, it's an original...”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
3 of 4

“.."Daybreakers" has unexpected flashes of brilliance..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
Review rate : C
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]

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