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The Vampire's Assistant

Overview


Genre :

Fantasy, Adventure

Release Date :

October 23, 2009

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Paul Weitz

Starring :

Chris Massoglia, John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Ray Stevenson, Salma Hayek, Josh Hutcherson, Jane Krakowski, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Fugit, Kristen Schaal

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

2.5 of 4

“..the story goes flat..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
2 of 4

“..the latest flawed attempt..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
2 of 4

“..suffers from the kind of pacing that demands a laugh track..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
3 of 5

“..Scruffy and a little tentative..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
2 of 4

“..not only a waste of time, but a tease..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 4

“..leaves you hanging for a sequel that will never arrive..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2 of 4

“..lacks a rapport with its audience..”
by Stephen Cole [Globe and Mail]
2.5 of 4

“..It's creepy but tinged with sarcasm and infused with silly fun..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2.5 of 4

“..director Paul Weitz paces things a bit like a cheesy carnival ride..”
by Sue Pierman [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
3 of 5

“..another example of Hollywood overreaching, fascinating but flawed..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
Review rate : D+
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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